LPP G.A RESOLUTION NO. 2018-015

LPP G.A RESOLUTION NO. 2018-015 ADOPTING THE CONSOLIDATED RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE LEAGUE OF PROVINCES OF THE PHILIPPINES ON FEDERALISM ============================================================== WHEREAS, the League reiterates its support behind the President’s proposed shift from a unitary to a federal form of Government through charter change; WHEREAS, this is the ultimate realization of local autonomy where powers and continue reading : LPP G.A RESOLUTION NO. 2018-015

Congress’s common legislative agenda for 2nd regular session

Leaders of both chambers of the 17th Congress have identified their common legislative agenda for the second regular session. The Senate and the House of Representatives agreed to prioritize the passage of 38 legislative measures within the second regular session. The second regular session will be divided into four quarters: first quarter from July 24 continue reading : Congress’s common legislative agenda for 2nd regular session

STATEMENT OF SUPPORT FOR PRESIDENT RODRIGO DUTERTE’S DECLARATION OF MARTIAL LAW IN MINDANAO AND FOR CONGRESS’ EXTENSION OF THE SAME

The League of Provinces of the Philippines supported the declaration of martial law in Mindanao by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte last 23 May 2017 under Proclamation No. 216, which will lapse on July 22 in line with the 60-day limit under the 1987 Constitution. Article VII, Section 18 of the 1987 Constitution reads: “Upon the initiative of the President, continue reading : STATEMENT OF SUPPORT FOR PRESIDENT RODRIGO DUTERTE’S DECLARATION OF MARTIAL LAW IN MINDANAO AND FOR CONGRESS’ EXTENSION OF THE SAME

STATEMENT OF SUPPORT ON THE DECLARATION OF MARTIAL LAW IN MINDANAO BY PRESIDENT RODRIGO DUTERTE

We strongly support the declaration of martial law in Mindanao effective on 23 May 2017 by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte. We condemn in no uncertain terms the spate of violence and hostilities in the City of Marawi allegedly perpetrated by suspected members of the Maute Group, which has cost the loss of lives, the destruction continue reading : STATEMENT OF SUPPORT ON THE DECLARATION OF MARTIAL LAW IN MINDANAO BY PRESIDENT RODRIGO DUTERTE