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Co-Sponsorship Speech: Joint Resolution Extending the Availability of the 2019 Appropriations for MOOE and CO to December 31, 2020

September 25, 2019

Co Sponsorship of Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda
On Committee Report No. 30
House Joint Resolution No. 19: Extending the Availability of the 2019 Appropriations for Maintenance And Other Operating Expenses and Capital Outlay to December 31, 2020
25 September 2019 | Plenary Hall
 
Mr. Speaker,
 
I wish to thank the House Committee on Appropriations for taking the time to consider House Joint Resolution No. 9, which seeks to extend the availability of the 2019 appropriations for Maintenance and Other Operating Expenses (MOOE) and Capital Outlay (CO) […]

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Message: Student leaders’ Induction Program

September 11, 2019

Hindi malilimutan ng bawat lider sa lipunan ang kanyang Araw ng Panunumpa, dahil ito ay nagpapahiwatig ng isang simula: ang misyon na maglingkod sa kanyang kapwa at sa kanyang komunidad.

 

Isang malaking karangalan at responsibilidad ang mahalal sa katungkulan. Ibinibigay nito sa lider ang kapangyarihan na magdesisyon para sa ikakabuti ng kanyang kapwa at pamayanan.

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Co-Sponsorship Speech on SB No. 1917, Amending R. A. No. 10084, Granting Survivorship Benefits to Deceased Retired Officers of Constitutionally-Created Offices

October 1, 2018

Senator Loren Legarda
Co-Sponsorship Speech on SB No. 1917,
Amending R. A. No. 10084,
Granting Survivorship Benefits to Deceased Retired Officers of Constitutionally-Created Offices
1 October 2018 | Senate Session Hall
Mr. President,
It is with great pleasure that I register my full and unequivocal support for the passage of Senate Bill No. 1917, which seeks to grant rights of survivorship benefits not only to the surviving legitimate spouse of a deceased retired member of the Commission on Audit (COA), Civil Service […]

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Co-Sponsorship Speech: Joint Resolution Authorizing the Increase in the Base Pay of Military and Uniformed Personnel in the Government

December 12, 2017

Co-Sponsorship Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
Joint Resolution Authorizing the Increase in the Base Pay of Military and Uniformed Personnel in the Government
12 December 2017 | Senate Session Hall
Mr. President,
I wish to register my support and co-sponsor Senate Joint Resolution No. 11 under Committee Report No. 192, Joint Resolution Authorizing the Increase in the Base Pay of Military and Uniformed Personnel in the Government.
Tasked to be where the threats and dangers are, we cannot overemphasize the value […]

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Co-Sponsorship Speech: Confirmation of the ad interim Appointment of Gloria Jumamil-Mercado to the rank of Commodore

September 6, 2017

Co-Sponsorship Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
Confirmation of the ad interim Appointment of
Gloria Jumamil-Mercado to the rank of Commodore, Armed Forces of the Philippines (reserve)
Mr. President, fellow members of the Commission on Appointments,
Last August 17, 2017, we celebrated the 54th Foundation and Alumni Homecoming of the National Defense College of the Philippines (NDCP). It is an annual tradition wherein graduates get together. It is also a time when our Alma Mater honors its alumni who were promoted, […]

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Co-Sponsorship Speech: Committee Report No. 144, Senate Bill No. 1534 – An Act Amending RA 8439, also known as the Magna Carta for Scientists, Engineers, Researchers and other S&T Personnel

August 2, 2017

Co-Sponsorship Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
Committee Report No. 144, Senate Bill No. 1534
An Act Amending RA 8439, also known as the
Magna Carta for Scientists, Engineers, Researchers and other S&T Personnel
Mr. President,
I rise to express my full support for Senate Bill No. 1534, An Act Amending Republic Act No 8439, also known as the Magna Carta for Scientists, Engineers, Researchers and other S&T Personnel in the Government.
The passage of this bill is essential as we […]

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Co-Sponsorship Speech: Committee Report No. 141, Senate Bill No. 1531 Energy Efficiency and Conservation Bill

August 1, 2017

Co-Sponsorship Speech of Senator Loren Legarda*
Committee Report No. 141, Senate Bill No. 1531
Energy Efficiency and Conservation Bill
*Senator Legarda is the principal author of the proposed measure
Mr. President,
It is with great pleasure that I register my full and unequivocal support for the passage of Senate Bill No. 1531, which seeks to institutionalize energy efficiency and conservation by providing incentives and by encouraging government agencies and local government units to ensure the efficient use of energy in their […]

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Co-Sponsorship Speech Confirmation of the Ad Interim Appointment of

March 15, 2017

SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA
Co-Sponsorship Speech
Confirmation of the Ad Interim Appointment of
General Noel Samson Buan
 
Mr. President,
 
I have the honor to co-sponsor the confirmation of the appointment of Noel Samson Buan to the rank of Brigadier General.
 
General Buan is recognized as a highly-trained and accomplished intelligence officer; admired and respected by his peers for his intelligence, various accomplishments and excellent leadership qualities.
 
He currently serves as the Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff for Reservist and Retiree Affairs since 2015 and actively […]

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Co-sponsorship Speech: The Philippine Innovation Bill

March 6, 2017

Co-sponsorship Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
The Philippine Innovation Bill
Senate Bill No. 1355, Committee Report No. 42
6 March 2017 | Senate Session Hall
 
Mr. President, foremost, I wish to thank Senator Sherwin Gatchalian for his stewardship and timely sponsorship of Senate Bill No. 1355, which I principally authored.
 
The Philippines has had the enviable status of being the second most progressive nation in Asia during the 1950s and early 1960s.  Our country was a model of development, […]

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Co-Sponsorship Speech: Confirmation of Appointment of Gen. Eduardo Manahan Año

February 8, 2017

Co-Sponsorship Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
Confirmation of Appointment of
Gen. Eduardo Manahan Año
48th Chief of Staff, Armed Forces of the Philippines
Mr. President,
I have the honor to co-sponsor the confirmation of the ad interim appointment of General Eduardo Manahan Año as the 48th Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines.
Our appointee is a man of many firsts and a bemedalled military officer. He is a seasoned combat and intelligence officer who has gone […]

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