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House warned on gathering signatures to impeach SC justices

The House of Representatives is still mulling what to do with Marinduque Rep. Regina Reyes (shown in photo) after the Supreme Court upheld with finality her disqualification from the 2013 election for failing to renounce her American citizenship. INQUIRER.net file photo

Winning Marinduque Representative Lord Allan Jay Velasco warned the House of Representatives that the gathering of signatures in support of the resolution authored by Representative Umali regarding the jurisdiction of the House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal to handle the case of disqualified Representatives Regina Ongsiako-Reyes might be used in impeaching Supreme Court justices.

Posted: December 11th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Dinagat resident files petition to disqualify lawmaker Bag-ao

Akbayan Partylist Representative Arlene "Kaka" Bag-ao. FACEBOOK PHOTO

A petition seeking the disqualification of Akbayan Rep. Arlene Javellana Bag-ao from her post has been filed before Congress after she allegedly shed her affiliation with the party-list group and shifted loyalty with the ruling Liberal Party in her bid to run for congressman in the lone district of Dinagat Islands in Mindanao.

Posted: February 3rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

SC won’t stop HRET from acting on protest vs Lucy Torres


Leyte Representative Lucy Marie Torres Gomez failed to win the Supreme Court’s support in her bid to stop the election protest against her 2010 victory.

Posted: April 16th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Corona got P5M for services in Senate, House electoral tribunals

Chief Justice Renato Corona. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Chief Justice Renato Corona received close to P5 million in allowances while serving in the Senate and House electoral tribunals, two defense witnesses said Wednesday.

Posted: March 15th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Eriguel won La Union seat, House declares

Eufranio Eriguel. Photo from congress.gov.ph

The House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal (HRET) last week upheld the election in 2010 of Eufranio Eriguel as the duly elected representative of the second district of La Union.

Posted: December 18th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »