Category Archives: Press Release

LP VP for external affairs Tañada to Senate: Allow Sen. De Lima to defend self vs convicts

Hindi talaga nakukuntento ang Administrasyong ito sa pang-aalipusta kay Sen. Leila De Lima. Nakakulong na nga ang tao dahil sa mga inimbentong kaso, ikinakaladkad pa ang pangalan niya sa kapalpakan at katiwaliang kagagawan mismo ng mga kampon ng rehimeng ito.

LP solons file joint reso on rice tariff, reinforce call for emergency cash assistance for farmers

MANILA – Joining the growing call for aid for farmers affected by the Rice Tariffication Law, Liberal Party lawmakers on Wednesday filed a joint resolution authorizing the use of the unappropriated Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) and tariffs collected under the law as direct emergency cash assistance. “We have to immediately switch gears now that […]

Joint Resolution No. 15 or A Resolution Authorizing the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund

Copy of Joint Resolution No. 15 or A Resolution Authorizing the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) as provided under the uprogrammed appropriations of the 2019 General Appropriations Act (GAA), The Bureau of Customs’ Tariff collections from imported rice as of 31 August 2019, and other possible sources, as a special emergency fund for direct cash transfers to rice […]

LP congressmen rally behind joint reso to amend Rice Tariff Law

Photo source: KRIS-JOHN ROSALES

Having listened to the plight of their respective constituents, Liberal Party congressmen are moving to file a joint resolution to amend Republic Act 11203 otherwise known as the Rice Tariffication Law.

Liberal women call for justice; no pardon for Sanchez, 13 convict-witnesses vs Sen. Leila; immediate release of Sen. Leila

The outrage against the announced release of convicted rapist-murderer former Mayor Antonio Sanchez of Calauan, Laguna continued Friday as women expressed their indignation against the scheme by staging a rally outside the Department of Justice offices.

Statement of LP Secretary General Rep. Kit Belmonte on the Commemoration of the Plaza Miranda Bombing and the death of party member, (fmr) Sen. Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr.

“Today commemorates events involving a place that celebrates discourse, and a man who spoke without fear. Nawa’y tuloy-tuloy nating pahalagahan ang ating tinatamasang mga kalayaan, tungo sa pagkamit ng tunay na katarungan.”

LAGMAN: REPRESSIVE LAWS STUNT HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

Repressive and regressive legislation and policies stunt sustainable socio-economic development. The Duterte administration’s irrepressible campaign to reimpose the death penalty, reduce the age of criminal responsibility, delete libertarian safeguards in the Human Security Act, revive the Anti-Subversion Law and liberalize wire-tapping are counterproductive roadblocks to human development. There must be a rights-based approach to legislation […]

Tañada to PNP: Keep off campuses, focus on keeping public safe, solve mass murders

MANILA – The Philippine National Police (PNP) should keep off campuses and focus on keeping the public safe and on solving the continuing mass murder of drug suspects, said Erin Tañada, Liberal Party vice president for external affairs. “Having the police, intelligence agents ,and even the military inside campuses will send a chilling effect on […]