By Karen Boncocan
The House of Representatives, having recognized all of its members and tackled pending bills, is now waiting for the Senate in order to act on measures Malacañang has urged them to take up, the most contentious being one which will create the province of Nueva Camarines.
By Matikas Santos
The bill establishing the new province of Nueva Camarines was passed on second reading in the Senate Tuesday.
By Norman Bordadora
Once thought to be dead after Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile and Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV fought over the alleged railroading of the measure, the contoversial Camarines Sur (CamSur) bill is again on the move with Sen. Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada pushing for its passage before the Christmas break.
By Cathy Yamsuan
Camarines Sur Governor Luis “L-Ray” Villafuerte Jr. has accused the Commission on Elections (Comelec) of laying down the groundwork for a possible division of the province even if the bill that takes away one district to create Nueva Camarines has not yet been signed into law. In a letter to the Comelec and copies of [...]
By Cathy C. Yamsuan
The Senate on Thursday failed to approve a bill that would carve out the fourth district of Camarines Sur and name it Nueva Camarines, making efforts of Camarines Sur congressmen who launched an intense lobby for its approval in the chamber all for naught.