Tag: Charter change

#PingSays: ‘Shared’ House Speakership; Death Penalty Bill; Sen. Bato | July 9, 2019

In an interview, Sen. Lacson answered questions on:
possible effects of a ‘shared’ House Speakership
– possible ‘pork’ in the budget, amending the 1987 Constitution
– Senate’s continued independence even with ‘the President’s men’
– passage of death penalty bill
– Sen dela Rosa’s ‘S*** happens’ statement

Quotes from the interview…
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Interview on DWIZ | Dec. 15, 2018

In an interview on DWIZ, Sen. Lacson answered questions on:
– new scheme involving parking of ‘pork’
– bill seeking the abolition of the Road Board
– moves to amend the 1987 Constitution

Quotes from the interview… Continue reading “Interview on DWIZ | Dec. 15, 2018”

#PingSays: On the President’s health, latest proposed amendments to the Constitution | Oct. 10, 2018

In an interview, Sen. Lacson answers questions on:
– speculations on the health of President Duterte
– proposed amendments to the Charter by the House
– possibility of suspending fuel taxes

Quotes from the interview…  Continue reading “#PingSays: On the President’s health, latest proposed amendments to the Constitution | Oct. 10, 2018”

#PingTweets: On some House members’ conflicting claims and actions

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Kapihan sa Senado forum | Aug. 2, 2018

At the Kapihan sa Senado forum, Sen. Lacson answered questions on:
– House leadership change and Mayor Sara Duterte’s alleged role
– Lamitan suicide bombing
– Internal cleansing vs scalawags in the PNP
– Charter change and federalism
– Using seized smuggled high-end vehicles vs criminals
– firing of Deputy Ombudsman Carandang
– US proceedings vs Janet Napoles
– TRAIN-2 in the Senate
– proposed 60-40 joint exploration with China in the West PH Sea

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Quotes from the interview…
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📰 Proposals to change 1987 Constitution as good as dead in Senate, Lacson says [Manila Bulletin]

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From the Manila Bulletin: Senator Panfilo Lacson said the Senate is not adopting any joint resolution that would pave the way for the formation of a Constituent Assembly (Con Ass) made up of members of the current Senate and the 300-member House of Representatives to amend the 31-year-old Charter.  Continue reading “📰 Proposals to change 1987 Constitution as good as dead in Senate, Lacson says [Manila Bulletin]”

Interview on CNN Philippines | Aug. 1, 2018

In an interview on CNN Philippines, Sen. Lacson answered questions on:
– Basilan bombing
– leadership row at the House of Representatives
– Senate unity on Charter change
– Mayor Sara Duterte and the political landscape
– TRAIN

Quotes from the interview…  Continue reading “Interview on CNN Philippines | Aug. 1, 2018”

📰 Lacson: ‘We’ll stand as one body, as the Senate’ [Manila Bulletin]

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From the Manila Bulletin:”We will assert our role in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution, as simple as that. Meaning, we’ll not enter into a joint session or convene into a joint session kung hindi malinaw na voting separately,” Sen. Lacson said.  Continue reading “📰 Lacson: ‘We’ll stand as one body, as the Senate’ [Manila Bulletin]”

#PingSays: On Rep. Arroyo as House Speaker | July 25, 2018

Ako, naniniwala ako lahat ng tao may redemption. Anuman ang ‘kasalanan’ niya sa nakaraan, lalo sa akin.” – Sen. Lacson, in an interview with Senate media