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Speech at the Senate’s Flag-Raising Ceremony

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On my way here this morning, I kept thinking: What if the Senate, let’s say the senators, didn’t have you? No secretariat, no staff, no employee, no rank-and-file, just us 24 senators? You know what, I stopped thinking, because it is simply unthinkable.  Continue reading “Speech at the Senate’s Flag-Raising Ceremony”

Bagong bahay, dignidad ng Senado [Journal]


From Journal Online: Mas praktikal ang magpagawa (ang mga senador) ng panibago nilang gusali, kaysa ipa-renovate pa ang kasalukuyang Senate building na aabutin din ng bilyong piso.  Continue reading “Bagong bahay, dignidad ng Senado [Journal]”

At a Glance: The Process of the Senate’s Relocation

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On Nov. 21, 2017, 14 senators voted for the transfer of the Senate from Pasay City to Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City.  This was after Sen. Lacson delivered a sponsorship speech for the Senate’s relocation.

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Sponsorship Speech: Relocation of the Senate of the Philippines

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Mr. President, distinguished colleagues in this Upper Chamber of the 17th Congress, I have the distinct honor and privilege to report on the Senate floor PS Resolution 293 entitled “RESOLUTION CREATING AN AD HOC COMMITTEE TASKED TO CONDUCT A FEASIBILITY STUDY ON THE CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW SENATE BUILDING AND RELOCATION OF THE SENATE THERETO,” filed by Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian.

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At the Hearing on the Senate’s Relocation

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With Senators Win Gatchalian and Migz Zubiri