Puno: Covid-19, typhoons better handled under federalism

Crises ‘sharpen’ need for federalism  November 29, 2020 Retired Chief Justice Reynato Puno has renewed his call for shift to a federal system of government, stressing that the distribution of powers and resources among regions would allow better distribution of assistance in areas severely affected by typhoons and the coronavirus disease… Read More

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DUTERTE: Yes to Federalism, No to RevGov

ROQUE: Duterte has not abandoned his campaign promise but never considered establishing a revolutionary government Pushing for federalism but not ‘RevGov’ President Rodrigo Duterte does not need to establish a revolutionary government to make true on his promise to push for a federal system of government, Malacañang said Monday.Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said Duterte has … Continue reading DUTERTE: Yes to Federalism, No to RevGov

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DUTERTE TASK FORCE TO BOOST FEDERALISM DRIVE

The creation of the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on Federalism and Constitutional Reform signals President Rodrigo Duterte’s full commitment to federalism, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo Año said Thursday. “As the head agency tasked by President Duterte to advocate for federalism, we are happy with the creation of the interagency … Continue reading DUTERTE TASK FORCE TO BOOST FEDERALISM DRIVE

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PIMENTELS SLAM MOCHA USON OVER ‘FILTHY’ FEDERALISM VIDEO

KOKO: Uson should stay away from the federalism campaign and take a leave of absence to “study first”. NENE: it’s important that she disseminates correct information and that she knows what she is talking about. READ MORE Irate Sotto No ‘pepe’ in ‘Pepedederalismo‘ Palace wants Mocha Uson ‘disengaged’ from federalism info campaign Villanueva: Federalism campaign ‘way out of Mocha’s league’ Mocha Uson lambasted over ‘foul’ federalism video Andanar: Mocha not part … Continue reading PIMENTELS SLAM MOCHA USON OVER ‘FILTHY’ FEDERALISM VIDEO

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ALVAREZ: Support federalism or get zero budget

House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez has threatened the provinces of politicians who would not support administration efforts to shift to a federal form of government with a “zero budget.” Alvarez said that he would respect the decision of lawmakers who would oppose moves to amend the 1987 Constitution to pave the way for a federal form … Continue reading ALVAREZ: Support federalism or get zero budget

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Puno: No term extension for Duterte under federalism

“A new president will be voted” A term extension for President Rodrigo R. Duterte is highly unlikely when the Philippines shifts to a federal form of government, former chief justice Reynato Puno, chair of the Consultative Committee (Concom) to review the 1987 Constitution said Monday. Puno made the remark amid concerns of opposition lawmakers and … Continue reading Puno: No term extension for Duterte under federalism

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