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Legarda Honors Frontliners on National Heroes’ Day

August 31, 2020

Deputy Speaker and Antique Lone District Representative Loren Legarda today paid tribute to the country’s modern-day heroes in commemoration of the National Heroes’ Day.

“I salute our country’s frontliners for their sacrifices and unparalleled contribution in our fight against COVID-19. They are our health workers, policemen and members of the armed forces, the utility staff, supermarket staff, food and cargo delivery drivers, fisherfolk and farmers, market vendors, journalists, and government employees who are courageously performing their duties to provide the essential services that we need in these trying times,” Legarda said.

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Rediscover sustainable practices ingrained in our local traditions

August 28, 2020

Young sustainability advocates shared traditional, home-based practices of thriftiness, consuming less, and reducing wastage, and encouraged younger generations of Filipinos to rediscover knowledge embedded in our own culture, during the 15th episode of “Stories for a Better Normal: Pandemic and Climate Pathways” with the topic “Practical Sustainability.”
The online conversation hosted by House Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda featured resource persons Ms. Carol Malasig, journalist and content writer of the blog ‘Almost Diplomatic’; Ms. Niña Opida and Mr. Josef Werker, co-founders of […]

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Practical Sustainability in 15th Episode of “Stories for a Better Normal” Series

August 26, 2020

The 15th episode of “Stories for a Better Normal: Pandemic and Climate Change Pathways” will bring viewers back to “old school” sustainability practices that promote environmental stewardship, putting a spotlight on the link between climate change and environmental issues and the consumerist culture.
The episode, hosted by House Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda, will air on Thursday, 27 August 2020, 10:00 AM via Facebook Live at facebook.com/conglorenlegarda and facebook.com/CCCPhl/.
Young Filipino role models and practitioners of sustainability will join the online conversation, including […]

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Legarda: Roadmap for Antique’s progress includes Efficient Transportation and Infrastructure

August 24, 2020

Deputy Speaker and Antique Lone District Representative Loren Legarda today said that providing Antique with efficient rural transport and infrastructure will help realize the full potential of the province to become a premier ecotourism destination in Panay Island and in the whole country.

“With various programs and projects to provide livelihood and sustain economic growth, our province will soon be at par with our more developed neighbors. This will be even more guaranteed as investments that come in for the transportation sector and infrastructure system is developed to ensure productivity, opportunity for trade and tourism, social integration, and job generation,” Legarda said.

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House Bill No. 6620 – Act Providing Emergency Food Subsidy to Every Poor Filipino Family Affected by the Enhanced Community Quarantine Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

August 23, 2020

House Bill/Resolution No. HB06620
AN ACT PROVIDING EMERGENCY FOOD SUBSIDY TO EVERY POOR FILIPINO FAMILY AFFECTED BY THE ENHANCED COMMUNITY QUARANTINE DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREOF
DATE FILED : 2020-03-23
SIGNIFICANCE: NATIONAL
Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on DEFEAT COVID-19 AD-HOC COMMITTEE since 2020-05-04
http://www.congress.gov.ph/legisdocs/basic_18/HB06620.pdf

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House Bill No. 6605 – Act Establishing a Land Transportation Office District Branch in the Municipality of Pandan, Province of Antique

August 23, 2020

House Bill/Resolution No. HB06605
AN ACT ESTABLISHING A LAND TRANSPORTATION OFFICE DISTRICT BRANCH IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF PANDAN, PROVINCE OF ANTIQUE AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
DATE FILED: 2020-03-12
SIGNIFICANCE: LOCAL
Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on TRANSPORTATION since 2020-05-04
http://www.congress.gov.ph/legisdocs/basic_18/HB06605.pdf

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House Bill No. 6604 – Act to Promote the Manufacture, Assembly, Importation, Sale, Distribution, Use and Development of Hybrid and Alternative Fuel Vehicles by Granting Tax Exemptions and Providing Incentives

August 23, 2020

House Bill/Resolution No. HB06604
AN ACT TO PROMOTE THE MANUFACTURE, ASSEMBLY, IMPORTATION, SALE, DISTRIBUTION, USE AND DEVELOPMENT OF HYBRID AND ALTERNATIVE FUEL VEHICLES BY GRANTING TAX EXEMPTIONS AND PROVIDING INCENTIVES THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
DATE FILED: 2020-03-12
SIGNIFICANCE: NATIONAL
Bill Status: Pending with the Committee on ENERGY since 2020-08-04
http://www.congress.gov.ph/legisdocs/basic_18/HB06604.pdf

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House Bill No. 6603 – Act Providing for the Protection of Financial Consumers and for Other Purposes

August 23, 2020

House Bill/Resolution No. HB06603
AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE PROTECTION OF FINANCIAL CONSUMERS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
DATE FILED : 2020-03-12
SIGNIFICANCE: NATIONAL
Bill Status: Substituted by HB06768
Mother Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-06-02, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-06-03 and received by the Senate on 2020-06-03
HB 6603:
http://www.congress.gov.ph/legisdocs/basic_18/HB06603.pdf
HB 6768:
http://www.congress.gov.ph/legisdocs/third_18/HBT6768.pdf

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Co-author: House Bill No. 6413 – Dividing The Province Of Maguindanao Into Two (2) Provinces, Namely: Northern Maguindanao And Southern Maguindanao

August 23, 2020

House Bill/Resolution No. HB06413
AN ACT DIVIDING THE PROVINCE OF MAGUINDANAO INTO TWO (2) PROVINCES, NAMELY: NORTHERN MAGUINDANAO AND SOUTHERN MAGUINDANAO
DATE FILED : 2020-02-27
SIGNIFICANCE: NATIONAL
Bill Status: Approved by the House on 2020-06-01, transmitted to the Senate on 2020-06-03 and received by the Senate on 2020-06-03
http://www.congress.gov.ph/legisdocs/third_18/HBT6413.pdf

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House Bill No. 6293 – Act Renewing the Franchise Granted to ABS-CBN Corporation (Formerly ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation) under Republic Act No. 7966

August 23, 2020

House Bill/Resolution No. HB06293
AN ACT RENEWING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO ABS-CBN CORPORATION (FORMERLY ABS-CBN BROADCASTING CORPORATION) UNDER REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7966 OR “AN ACT GRANTING ABS-CBN BROADCASTING CORPORATION A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE, AND MAINTAIN BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES. AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES” FOR TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS FROM THE EFFECTIVITY OF THIS ACT
DATE FILED : 2020-02-13
SIGNIFICANCE: NATIONAL
http://www.congress.gov.ph/legisdocs/basic_18/HB06293.pdf

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