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Editorial: Herd Immunity [People’s Tonight]

From People’s Tonight: Senator Panfilo “Ping” Lacson has stressed anew the need for the Philippines to achieve “herd immunity” early to enable its devastated economy to recover soonest.

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Editorial: Need for (net) speed [People’s Journal]

From People’s Journal: From unwavering fidelity to the Constitution to high fidelity to life-enhancing technology, Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson relentlessly pursues practical but meaningful legislation. Motivated by the pressing need to strengthen the country’s digital backbone, Lacson thankfully threw his full support behind the government’s plan to provide free Wi-Fi, especially in far-flung areas, and to set up a national broadband program.

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Editorial: Act of responsibility [People’s Tonight]

From People’s Tonight: As Lacson said, let’s do our part in thwarting the spread of the virus even in our own little way.

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Editorial: Innovate and volunteer [People’s Journal]

From People’s Journal: Let us heed the counsel of a veteran lawmaker and former top law enforcer.

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Editorial: Bank secrecy exemption [Philippine Star]


From The Philippine Star: As long as there are sectors pushing for a genuine anti-corruption campaign, proponents of the reform must not lose hope.

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Editorial: Tighter gun curbs [People’s Journal]


From People’s Journal: Quite thankfully, a former National Police chief, veteran law enforcer, and now lawmaker is leading the fight to curb ownership of firearms to address the problem of indiscriminate shooting and other political violence ahead of the elections.

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Letter to the Editor: Answering some questions in the budget conundrum [Manila Times]

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Sen. Lacson’s office answers repeated questions and accusations about the 2019 budget in this letter to The Manila TimesApril 1, 2019 editorial. The letter sought to answer some questions in the editorial that were addressed to the senator, though it has yet to be published.


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Editorial: Parked pork [Malaya]


From Malaya: We support Lacson’s advocacy of fighting the system of pork barrel which has metamorphosed into a more sophisticated mechanism of corruption, and hope that the Office of the Ombudsman and the two congressional chambers themselves could act in unison to stem impunity in the legislature. Continue reading “Editorial: Parked pork [Malaya]”

Editorial: Lacson’s advocacy [Malaya]


From Malaya: Sen. Panfilo Lacson has taken up the lonely fight of opposing pork barrel, also known as PDAF or DAP, or some such items in the General Appropriations Bill that smell like pork. Continue reading “Editorial: Lacson’s advocacy [Malaya]”

Letter to the Editor: Lacson shirked no responsibility [Inquirer]

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To the Inquirer: This refers to the Inquirer’s March 9 editorial, which questioned the decision of the Senate committee on public order and dangerous drugs, chaired by Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson, to adjourn the hearing into the claims made by retired SPO3 Arturo Lascañas.  Continue reading “Letter to the Editor: Lacson shirked no responsibility [Inquirer]”