Malacañang better submit to Congress the Bangsamoro Basic law soon or else the House of Representatives is unsure if it can pass the proposed measure on time, the majority leader said Monday.
Majority Leader Neptali Gonzales II said that the anti-political dynasty bill might be taken up for sponsorship soon in the House of Representatives long dominated by members of political families.
For a leader in the Lower House, proposals to amend the Constitution may as well be dead. This, as the proposals to amend the Constitution’s economic provisions continue to languish in Congress as the next presidential elections near, House majority leader Mandaluyong City Rep. Neptali Gonzales II said on Tuesday.
By Leila B. Salaverria
With the congressional pork barrel ostensibly ceasing to be a feature of future national budgets, lawmakers would have to lobby the various executive departments to obtain programs or projects for their constituents and districts, according to House Majority Leader Neptali Gonzales II.
By Christian V. Esguerra
In the wake of the pork barrel scandal that has sullied its reputation, the House of Representatives has adopted a resolution for its members to donate part of their salaries to the victims of the violence in Zamboanga.