By Randy David
Now on its second reading in the House of Representatives is a bill that seeks to prohibit “the establishment of political dynasties.”
By Christian S. Monsod
The House of Representatives is currently debating Joint Resolution No. 1 (JR-1) to amend six “economic” provisions of the Constitution on land, natural resources, public utilities, media, advertising and educational institutions.
By Ma. Ceres P. Doyo
Are political parties taking a collective stand on the freedom of information (FOI) bill that was killed at the last hour in the 15th Congress?
The decision of the justice committee of the House of Representatives on Tuesday to junk the three impeachment complaints filed against President Aquino did not come as a surprise.
The report that the House of Representatives committee on justice, chaired by Iloilo Rep. Niel Tupas, is contemplating not only to review or repeal Presidential Decree No. 1949 (a Marcos decree creating the Judiciary Development Fund or JDF) but also to take a second look at the power of the Supreme Court to impose docket and filing fees at exorbitant rates is welcome news.