Bayan Muna partylist Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate led on Thursday the filing of a bill to repeal what he described as “anti-poor and anti-people” Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law, citing detrimental effects on majority of…
Anakpawis partylist Ariel Casilao is urging the Duterte government to investigate the botched smuggling of 1,359 metric tons (MT) of rice, which was seized by naval patrols from a foreign cargo vessel off an island in Zamboanga Sibugay.
Members of the Makabayan bloc in the House of Representatives want a congressional investigation on the so-called “terror list” of the Department of Justice petitioning the declaration of several leftist leaders and activists as terrorists.…
The Makabayan bloc on Thursday slammed the House committee on justice for its 38-2 vote finding probable cause to impeach Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno.
The Makabayan bloc condemned the passage in the House of Representatives of the Security of Tenure (SOT) Bill, saying it will lead to systematic and mass termination of current regular employees.
Makabayan partylist lawmakers filed on Thursday a House resolution seeking a congressional inquiry on revelations of irregularities by feuding officials of the Philippine Charities and Sweepstakes Office.
The Makabayan bloc of partylist lawmakers branded as “absurd” what it called the “malicious insination” of House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez that its members are benefiting from revolutionary taxes imposed by the New People’s Army.
Makabayan partylist lawmakers filed House Resolution No. 1265 urging the House of Representatives to investigate the August. 30 incident that led to the violent dispersal of residents protesting the demolition of their houses along the…