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House goes on recess

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MANILA, Philippines — The House of Representatives has gone on recess for All Saints Day.

Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. upon announcing their adjournment said that the 15th Congress “would always be remembered for passing three national budgets in record time. That has never happened before.”

“Each time we made a home run,” he said.

Lawmakers will reconvene November 5. Belmonte said that they would tackle important bills such as those on Reproductive Health and Freedom of Information.

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Tags: All Saints Day , Congress , House of Representatives , Politics , Recess


    >>>House goes on recess<<<

    DYAN….dyan VALEDICTORIAN si sotto!

  • Nic Legaspi

    Ahhh… the perks of working for the government. Early recess, and they will go back to work on a later date.

    Now, let’s compare the efficiency of the public sector to the private sector, the latter of which functions more or less like a well-oiled machine. Why? Because the private sector doesn’t have these “extended” breaks.

  • boybakal

    Why not make Congress and Senate….part time legislation jobs.
    They have more breaks, recess than actual work. More so, there are too many of them eating the budget of the gov’t.

  • $14334231

    sabi ng pinsan ko na ka chat ko, sa america daw, pag nag recess ang kongreso, ang ginagawa ng mga kongresista ay pumupunta sa kani-kanilang distrito at nagkakaroon ng town meeting sa maraming nasasakupan na bayan para malaman ni congressman kung ano ang kailangan sa kanyang distrito….dito sa atin, hinihintay nila ang recess para mag goodtime sila ng darling nila…..dito, ni hindi ko makita ang anino ng tongressman namin maliban pag malapit na ang eleksyon….ang mga senador daw ay nakikipag ugnayan sa mga gobernador para malaman kung ano ang maitutulong sa mga kalsada na sakop ng state at kung anu-ano pa…dito, ang mga senador ni hindi ginagastos ang pork barrel dahil umaasa na ang tongressman ang tutulong sa anumang kailangan ng bayan…..haaay buhay…

  • disqusted0fu

    you’re late congress… the palace has been on recess a long time ago.

  • divictes

    RECESS… Favorite subject.

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