Two members of the Makabayan bloc on Thursday welcomed the order of President Rodrigo Duterte to resume peace negotiations with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP), but warned against the government setting any…
Bayan Muna partylist Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate said darker times are looming as President Rodrigo Duterte signed Republic Act No. 10973 granting the Philippine National Police chief and the director and deputy director of the Criminal…
In response to the surging prices of commodities brought about by the tax reform package, members of the Mabayan bloc filed on Monday two House bills raising the monthly salary of nurses and government employees.
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.
Leftist lawmakers have asked the Supreme Court (SC) to strike down the newly-enacted tax reform law.
The Makabayan bloc is set to challenge the newly-implemented tax reform law before the Supreme Court next week.
Bayan Muna partylist Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate said the Makabayan bloc is planning to file a case before the Supreme Court to stop the implementation of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion package this year.
Caloocan City second-district Rep. Edgar Erice reacted strongly against the deletion of infrastructure funds for 24 mostly opposition lawmakers in the 2018 budget, saying he would fight to the point of bloodshed.
As one of the 24 House members who lost infrastructure funds in the 2018 budget, Magdalo partylist Rep. Gary Alejano said the action would only deprive many innocent people of the service owed by the government.