Both houses of Congress ratified the Bicameral Conference Committee Report of the 2021 proposed national budget today, December 10, 2020. The main focus was the allocation for vaccines against the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) and the calamity fund. Hopes are high that the vaccines against the deadly virus will […]
The bicameral committee conference approved a total allocation of P72.5 billion for COVID-19 vaccines in the final version of the P4.5-trillion proposed national budget for 2021 that was approved on Wednesday, December 9.
Bicam approves report on 2021 national budget December 9, 2020 The bicameral conference committee on Wednesday approved the proposed PHP4.5-trillion national budget for 2021.House of Representatives appropriations committee vice chair, Albay Rep. Joey Salceda, said both chambers of Congress are expected to ratify the panel report later in […]
Security of tenure bill gets final House nod December 1, 2020 The House of Representatives on Tuesday approved on third reading a measure strengthening the security of tenure of workers in the private sector. With 204 affirmative votes, seven negative votes, and three abstentions, the chamber passed on […]
21-member House contingent formed for the bicameral conference committee House welcomes passage November 26, 2020 Speaker Lord Allan Velasco on Thursday welcomed the timely passage of the proposed PHP4.506-trillion national budget for 2021 in the Senate. Velasco said the House of Representatives has formed a 21-member contingent, led […]
Provides stronger protection against rape, acts of sexual exploitation and sexual abuses November 25, 2020 The House of Representatives on Wednesday approved on second reading a bill raising the age of statutory rape from the current 12 years old to 16 years old to protect young people from […]