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Installation of e-speed limiter in buses and cargo trucks sought

A lawmaker has proposed the installation of a speed limiter in every public bus and cargo truck to address the wanton disregard of traffic laws, especially the prescribed speed limit by public bus and cargo drivers, which has resulted to traffic accidents and death of motorists. ... Read More

Solon seeks to maximize untapped potential of MSMEs

Recognizing that micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) have the potential for more employment generation and economic growth that can help provide a self-sufficient industrial foundation for the country, a lawmaker today urged Congress to fast track the approval of a measure enhancing government support for the sector.... Read More

Free breakfast program for public school children from preschool to elementary

An institutionalized free breakfast program for day care center, preschool and elementary school children in all public schools in the country is now taking shape.... Read More

State of the Nation 2013 Presidential Address (SONA)


ONLINE ROSTER OF PHILIPPINE LEGISLATORS »

First Philippine LegislatureHouse Members from the 1st Philippine Legislature (1907) to the 15th Congress of the Republic of the Philippines.

The Online Roster of Philippine Legislators contains the names of House Members who served in the Philippine legislature from the 1st Philippine Legislature (1907) to the 15th Congress of the Republic of the Philippines. It features an alphabetical listing of House Members by name, by legislative district and by legislative period.




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To guide visitors on using the system, a manual is available for downloading - LEGIS Manual.



CONGRESS ONLINE POLL

Several House bills seek to lower individual and corporate income tax rates, considering that Philippine tax rates are comparatively high in Asia. The House Committee on Ways and Means is deliberating on proposals to lower income tax from the current 32 percent to as low as 15 to 25 percent. The proponents argue that, although this will initially lower tax collections, it will make intensify tax compliance, disposable income and consumer spending. Lower income tax means inclusive growth, they pointed out.

Do you agree that lower income taxes should be legislated?

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Total votes: 156 View results