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The Action for Economic Reforms says Senator Sonny Angara can pass on the Trabaho bill to other lawmakers if he fears the measure will hurt his reelection bid
The Right to Know Right Now Coalition also reiterates its call for the passage of a Freedom of Information Law
Those who oppose the proposed two tier excise tax structure on cigarettes urge Filipinos to rally behind a unitary tax rate of P40 by 2018
Health advocacy groups that lobbied for the passage of the sin tax law warn against top leaders who chose to favor the vested interests of a few over protecting public interest
PhilHealth President Alex Padilla welcomes proposals to expand benefits but he says revenues from the sin tax law alone won t be able to sustain these promises
While the measure would raise fuel prices it could have the same effect on traffic as the sin tax has had on health says the Action for Economic Reforms Group
How can the public trust a government that cannot provide clear procedures for citizens to know what their government is up to?
How come unemployment is rising despite the high economic growth rate and favorable policy reforms?
Mighty has been accused of lowering the prices of its cigarettes through technical smuggling
Even with an increase in excise taxes since the sin tax law was enacted the country s cigarette and tobacco prices are still among the lowest in the world
The Action for Economic Reforms says Recto defied the Aquino administration s reform agenda by endorsing a watered down version of the sin tax bill