Tag: Senate

📰 Bagong bahay, dignidad ng Senado [Journal]

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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]”

📰 Sotto, Pimentel, Lacson record perfect attendance in 17th Congress’ 2nd regular session [Manila Bulletin]

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From the Manila Bulletin: Senate President Vicente Sotto III and Senators Aquilino Pimentel III and Panfilo Lacson have set an example to their colleagues in the Upper Chamber for not being absent or late during the second regular session of the 17th Congress.  Continue reading “📰 Sotto, Pimentel, Lacson record perfect attendance in 17th Congress’ 2nd regular session [Manila Bulletin]”

📰 Senate ratifies bicam report on proposed national ID system [Manila Bulletin]

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From the Manila Bulletin: The bill, which has been languishing in the legislative for three decades, has been considered a priority legislation of the Duterte administration. The consolidated version of the measure would be transmitted to Malacañang immediately for the President’s signature.

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Committee on Peace, Unification and Reconciliation

Sen. Lacson attends the organizational meeting of the Senate Committee on Peace, Unification and Reconciliation, chaired by Sen. Gringo Honasan.

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Change in the Senate Leadership

Sen. Vicente “Tito” Sotto III assumes the Senate presidency during the Senate regular session on May 21, 2018, after being formally informed by colleagues including Sen. Lacson.

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Update on the Senate’s Relocation | May 21, 2018

Mr. President, distinguished colleagues, as the chairman of your Committee on Accounts, I have the honor and privilege to give you an account of our progress on the construction and relocation of the new home for the Philippine Senate, as articulated in Senate Resolution No. 293 filed by Senator Sherwin Gatchalian and adopted by this august chamber on November 21, 2017.

Related:
Sponsorship Speech on the Senate’s Relocation
At a Glance: The Process of the Senate’s Relocation
Update on the Senate’s Relocation as of March 20, 2018

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Interview on DWIZ | May 19, 2018

In an interview on DWIZ, Sen. Lacson answered questions on:
– Senate leadership changes
– quo warranto and impeachment trial matters
– developments in the West Philippine Sea

Quotes from the interview…  Continue reading “Interview on DWIZ | May 19, 2018”

Parliamentary Inquiry on Committee Report No. 368

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Mr. President, this is just a parliamentary inquiry.  Last April 30, 2018, Committee Report No. 368 on Dengvaxia was filed by the Blue Ribbon Committee jointly with the Committee on Health and Demography, and Committee on Finance. On its face, out of the 22 members of the three committees, 14 signed the report.  Continue reading “Parliamentary Inquiry on Committee Report No. 368”

Update on the Senate’s Relocation | March 20, 2018

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Mr. President, distinguished colleagues, I have the distinct honor and privilege to render a progress report on the relocation of the new Senate building.

Related:
Sponsorship speech on the Senate’s relocation
At a Glance: The process of the Senate’s relocation

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