From Malaya: The good senator will definitely be encountering stiff resistance in his efforts not only from House members but also from some pork barrel-loving senators. He will need strong and moral support from President Rodrigo Roa Duterte aka Digong who is as determined as Lacson to stamp out corruption. Will Digong give it to him? Continue reading “📰 Loathsome pork barrel [Malaya]”
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]”
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.
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”
Sen. Lacson raised some points in interpellating Sen. Tito Sotto, who had delivered a privilege speech regarding alleged irregularities in the 2016 elections.
From the Inquirer: Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III and Sen. Panfilo Lacson were role models for attendance and punctuality during the first regular session of the 17th Congress, scoring perfect attendance in all 89 session days of the Senate from July 2016 to May this year. Continue reading “📰 Sotto, Lacson top Senate in attendance [Inquirer]”