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Group confident Congress will pass bill vs political dynasties

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A group that is campaigning for an end to political dynasties in the country said it is confident that Congress will finally pass an antidynasty law before the next presidential elections in 2016.

Posted: May 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Watered-down antidynasty bill proposed

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Caloocan Rep. Edgar Erice. PHOTO BY RICHARD REYES

The antipolitical dynasty bill goes hand in hand with the ongoing battle against corruption, according to one of its authors who is looking forward to its approval in the House of Representatives when he introduces a “tamer” version during future deliberations.

Posted: April 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Legislator wants Aquino’s backing vs dynasties

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Caloocan Rep. Edgar Erice. PHOTO BY RICHARD REYES

An ally of President Aquino has asked him to help ensure the passage of the antipolitical dynasty bill by declaring the measure that could result in the disqualification of the members of many prominent political clans from running in future elections as a priority bill.

Posted: January 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Church to join fight vs political dynasties

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Faithful pray after Mass in a Puerto Princesa, Palawan, church on Dec. 29, 2013. Lay Catholic groups said that it’s about time the Church became more involved in the crusade against political dynasties.  PHOTO BY RICK ALBERTO/INQUIRER.net

With the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines set to hold its plenary assembly next week, lay organizations are calling on the Church hierarchy to get behind a people’s initiative being organized for the adoption of a national law to implement the antipolitical dynasty prohibition in the Constitution.

Posted: January 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Lawmakers seek end to dynasties

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Militant lawmakers are seeking the passage of a bill banning political dynasties in a continuing bid to challenge the concentration of political power in the hands of a few families.

Posted: September 2nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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