By Gil C. Cabacungan
Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. is looking into the possibility of fixing the political dynasty limit to more than two family members in elective positions to ensure the anti-political dynasty bill’s passage in Congress.
The minority leader in the House of Representatives said the anti-political dynasty bill, though it reached the plenary, is sure to get watered down due to amendments from the floor.
The anti-political dynasty bill was finally sponsored in the House of Representatives on Tuesday, advancing to second reading in the chamber long dominated by members of political clans.
By Maila Ager
Instead of passing a law against political dynasty, Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago is proposing a “self-enforcing” prohibition that can be introduced as an amendment to the Constitution.
By Bobby Lagsa
Former mayor Vicente Emano is back — now as a consultant of the City Council.