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Feb 04, 2016 - 1:01 PM

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Congress adjourns, no vote to override Aquino SSS pension veto

Feb 03, 2016 - 7:12 PM

UPDATED About 100 senior citizens who have trooped to the House of Representatives are outraged: congressmen should stand by the bill they passed

LAST CALL. Senior citizens marched to the House of Representatives on the last day of Congress' session to seek their lawmakers' initiative to override the pension hike veto.

Quality over quantity: House passes bills 'needed by our people' in 2015

Dec 24, 2015 - 9:00 AM

Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr says the House of Representatives focused this year on quality and responsive legislation : Hindi ito paramihan ng numero

IT'S QUALITY. Instead of quantifying their accomplishments, the House leadership said the Congress was able to pass important and 'responsible' bills.

House approves bill increasing gov't pay

Dec 10, 2015 - 2:52 PM

The proposed measure aims to increase the base pay of public sector employees by 45 after 4 tranches

SSL 4. The measure is expected to be implemented by January 1, 2016.

EXPLAINER: Is income tax reform dead?

Nov 27, 2015 - 8:22 AM

24 bills have been filed but all are stuck at the House committee level

STRONG SUPPORT. House members have filed around 24 bills seeking income tax relief.

Sereno: Govt gets no share in mining profits

Jul 30, 2013 - 7:27 PM

Chief Justice Sereno says government has not gotten any share in mining profits other than taxes

PROFIT SHARING. The Supreme Court may have no choice but to review the profit sharing between government and mining companies under the Mining Act. File photo from Newsbreak