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Legarda: Institutionalization of 4Ps Bill to Help Reduce Poverty, Promote Human Capital Dev’t

February 5, 2019

Senator Loren Legarda today hailed the Senate’s approval on third and final reading of the measure institutionalizing the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) and the proposed Community-Based Monitoring System, which are seen to be effective instruments to address poverty.

Legarda said that the 4Ps Bill seeks to institutionalize the program to reduce chronic poverty and promote human capital development in the country.

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Inday Loren Strengthens Efforts in Forwarding Culture and Arts in Antique

February 4, 2019

As the country observes National Arts Month this February, Senator “Inday Loren” Legarda encouraged her kasimanwas to further promote arts and culture as part of development.

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Inday Loren, Gov. Cadiao Gift Antiqueños with More Projects in Joint Birthday Celebration

February 3, 2019

Senator “Inday Loren” Legarda announced more programs for Antique, such as the operations of FastCat and the University of the Philippines-Visayas extension campus, during her joint birthday thanksgiving celebration with Governor Rhodora “Dodod” Cadiao.

 

Together with Archipelago Philippine Ferries Corporation (APFC) President Chet Pastrana and Palawan Governor Pepito Alvarez, who has roots in Bugasong, Legarda and Cadiao unveiled the FastCat project, which will connect Antique (Culasi-Caluya) to Mindoro.

 

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Legarda: There’s Budget for Elections, Govt Workers Salary Increase

January 30, 2019

Senator Loren Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Finance, today said that the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has assured that there will be funding for the May 2019 elections and salary adjustment of government workers even as both Houses of Congress are still working on the approval of the 2019 national budget.

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Senate Approves Magna Carta of the Poor

January 30, 2019

The Senate has approved on third and final reading the proposed Magna Carta of the Poor, said Senator Loren Legarda, principal author of the bill.

 

“The Magna Carta of the Poor is a measure that promotes inclusive growth by ensuring that the poor are provided with basic services and support to allow them to be part of the country’s development. We also want to strengthen convergence between the government and its basic sectors to fully make its services accessible to the poor,” said Legarda.

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Senate Approves Bill Granting Survivorship Benefits to Children, Parents of Deceased Retired Officials of Constitutional Offices