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Speaker Belmonte leads House members in receiving P2.606-Trillion proposed 2015 national budget from DBM

Speaker Feliciano Belmonte, Jr. today led leaders and members of the House of Representatives in receiving the printed copy of the P2.606-trillion proposed national budget for 2015 from Budget Secretary Florencio Abad, as he vowed Congress would scrutinize the appropriations measure well while ensuring its timely passage this year.... Read More

Solons back Speaker Belmonte's endorsement of FOI Bill's passage

Lawmakers today expressed support for the pitch made by Speaker Feliciano Belmonte, Jr. for the House to include in its priorities in the Second Regular Session the passage of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Bill to promote transparency and strengthen accountability in the government.... Read More

Solon wants idle lands subjected to a penalty five times the amount of their real property tax

A lawmaker is seeking to impose on owners of lands, which remain idle and unproductive for a period exceeding one year, a penalty which is five times the amount of the lands' real property tax.... Read More

Presidential State of the Nation Address (SONA) 2014


LIVE WEBCAST OF PLENARY SESSION »

LIVE WEBCAST OF PLENARY SESSION

Watch the live webcast of today's session at the House of Representatives plenary hall.



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.




LEGISLATIVE INFORMATION SYSTEM »

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The LEGIS is a browser-based system that allows a user connected to the Internet to access, retrieve, print or save structured bills information and status as well as download full texts of bills, republic acts, House Journals, House publications and other published legislative materials and documents.

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



CONGRESS ONLINE POLL

Several House Bills are demanding the revocation of the power of the Philippine Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) to grant licenses to operate casinos and gaming clubs.

Proponents of these bills argue that PAGCOR bypassed the constitutional power of Congress to grant franchises to prospective casino operators and that PAGCOR lacked transparency in its license-granting operations.

Do you agree that PAGCOR's charter be clearly amended to remove its power to grant casino licenses by itself and, for greater accountability, only grant licenses to gaming franchises approved by Congress?

Yes

No

Undecided

Total votes: 127 View results