Tag Archives: Liberal Party

LIBERAL PARTY STATEMENT ON CONGRESS’ NEW PRIORITY BILLS

That Congressional leaders have decided to drop the death penalty from Congress’ list of priority bills is a small but substantial victory. The discussions do not end here, but this delay provides more time for our lawmakers and fellow Filipinos to delve further into the issues surrounding capital punishment and the risks it poses should […]

31 LP lawmakers propose 474 bills

At the end of the first regular session of the 17th Congress, the 31 Liberal Party lawmakers from both Houses have proposed 474 measures that span political, social, and economic reforms, including at least two that await President Duterte’s signature. Sen. Bam Aquino led the four Liberal Party senators for the most number of bills […]

LIBERAL PARTY STATEMENT ON SENATE INDEPENDENCE

The Senate needs to fulfill its duty to maintain its independence and to provide a check and balance to government. On the government’s proposed tax measures, we commend our colleagues in the Senate, particularly Senator Sonny Angara, for standing firmly with the findings of the Committee on Ways and Means, which he chairs. We hope […]

IMEE APOLOGIZES TO LP FOR P100-MILLION BRIBE TRY ACCUSATION

Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos on Tuesday apologized to congressmen for earlier saying that the “yellow forces” were enticing lawmakers with P100 million to ensure that she would be detained. “I withdraw the accusation that P100 million circulated…Hindi po totoo iyon at ako ay nagpapaumanhin kung nasaktan ko ang members ng Congress (That’s not true […]

Police stops Liberal International president from seeing detained Sen. De Lima

Liberal Party statement on the incident is as follows: The formal letter of Liberal International president Juli Minoves to visit Sen. Leila De Lima was submitted to the government 17 July 2017, or five days before the scheduled visits on Saturday, 22 July 2017. This follows the protocols set by the Philippine National Police-National Custodial […]