We have a functioning criminal justice system that deals adequately with erring law enforcers.
Obviously, we can manage without the intervention of the UN Human Rights Council.
Sen. Lacson sponsored the 2019 budgets of the following agencies during the Senate’s deliberation of the P3.7-trillion budget for 2019:
* Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao: P31.117 billion
* Commission on Human Rights: P826.196 million; including P31.498 million for the CHR’s Human Rights Violations Victims’ Memorial Commission
* Mindanao Development Authority: P159.25 million
* Southern Philippines Development Authority: P265.468 million
* National Commission on Muslim Filipinos: P793.457 million
* Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process: P688.659 million; funding request for the PAMANA infrastructure project was disapproved at the committee level
Sen. Lacson chaired the Senate budget hearings for the Presidential Legislative Liaison Office and the Commission on Human Rights. At the hearing, he voiced support for the CHR’s efforts to set up 3 regional offices, and to make human rights transformational. “Stay relevant, stay focused and be more objective,” he advised the CHR.
In an interview, Sen. Lacson answers questions on:
– possible cover-up in the hazing of Horacio Castillo III
– SWS survey on killings in anti-drug operations
– CHR budget for 2018
“I’m confident may numbers to retain the P678M (CHR budget) so bakbakan sa bicam. Kung magkaroon ng deadlock we will have a reenacted budget.”
In an interview on DWIZ, Sen. Lacson answered questions on:
– The CHR’s slashed budget
– Why the CHR is ‘needed’
Quotes from the interview… Continue reading “Interview on DWIZ | Sept. 14, 2017”
In an interview, Sen. Lacson answered questions on:
– CHR’s budget
– Barangay and SK elections postponement
In an interiew on DZMM, Sen. Lacson answered questions on:
– Restoring the CHR’s slashed budget
– Postponement of barangay/SK elections
– Senate committees as collegial bodies
– Corruption in the BOC
Quotes from the interview… Continue reading “Interview on DZMM | Sept. 13, 2017”
678M CHR budget reduced to 1K but House version of 2018 nat'l budget stays at 3.767T. It's interesting to find out how the 677M was chopped.
— PING LACSON (@iampinglacson) September 12, 2017