“FAKE,” Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo said of two letters bearing her signatures, one concerning an order to the House Committee on Franchise in connection with a power company in Iloilo City and the other recommending an applicant to the Bureau of Customs.
“His passion and dedication to serve the people will bring positive change and help improve the country’s good governance, policies, and lawmaking process. With the people and God’s help, the Lakas-CMD is looking forward to his victory in next year’s midterm poll,” Romualdez added.
However, Andaya said they are requesting the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) or Philippine National Police (PNP) to provide members of Congress a comprehensive report about martial law and its effects in the region for the last two years.
The resolution states that both Houses of Congress, is mandated to propose amendments to, or revision of, the Constitution, in order to make the fundamental law of the land responsive to the needs and exigencies of the times.
To challenge her conviction, the widow of the late President Ferdinand Marcos can either file a motion for reconsideration with the Sandiganbayan or a notice of appeal informing the anti-graft court of her intention to bring the case before the Supreme Court.
Speaker Arroyo was present at yesterday’s deliberation in the plenary during which most of the proposed amendments raised by ACT Teachers Rep. Antonio Tinio were rejected by the author and majority members.
The coco levy bill is authored by House Committee on Agriculture and Food chairman Rep. Jose Panganiban Jr., Deputy Speaker Sharon Garin, former Davao City Rep. Karlo Alexei Nograles, Quezon Rep. Angelina Tan, and Quezon City Rep. Feliciano Belmonte, among others.