Source: Public Relations and Information Bureau


As Mindanao undergoes a worsening energy crisis, Congress is considering an option to grant President Benigno Aquino III emergency powers to deal with the situation. Eastern Samar Rep. Ben Evardone, Negros Occidental Rep. Albee Benitez, and Ang Kasangga Party-List Rep. Teodorico Haresco, Jr., all support the President's plan to address the issue through this means as it provides a more immediate solution.

Do you support the granting of special powers to the President so he can mobilize resources to address an energy crisis that has been three decades in the making?

  • Yes, emergency powers should resolve the problem quickly.  36 votes. (40.45 %)
  • No, the present bureaucracy is enough.  44 votes. (49.44 %)
  • Abstain  9 votes. (10.11 %)
  • Total votes: 89 

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