Luis Raymund Villafuerte - updates

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Duterte gov’t has no breakdown of P275B to be tapped for pandemic response

Mar 23, 2020 - 2:45 PM

For now, what's being proposed are lump sum allocations such as P200 billion for the Emergency Subsidy Program and P75 billion for health services

NO BREAKDOWN YET. House Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund Villafuerte sponsors the bill granting President Rodrigo Duterte emergency powers vs COVID-19 on March 23, 2020. Screenshot from the House of Representatives YouTube account

Cayetano: Ungab, Leachon ousted because 'they're more interested in intrigues'

Mar 02, 2020 - 11:23 PM

Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano says issues with his 'working relationship' with Representatives Isidro Ungab and Salvador Leachon are the reason they lost their House posts

CHAIR NO MORE. Then-House committee on appropriations chair Isidro Ungab defends the proposed P4.1-trillion budget for 2020 during plenary session on September 10, 2019. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Ungab, Leachon stripped of key House posts amid coup rumors

Mar 02, 2020 - 5:05 PM

Davao City congressman Isidro Ungab and Oriental Mindoro congressman Salvador Leachon are booted out of key posts after drawing the ire of Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano and his loyal allies

BOOTED OUT. Davao City 3rd District Representative Isidro Ungab (L) and Oriental Mindoro 1st District Representative Salvador Leachon. Photos from congress.gov.ph

All is well? Cayetano berates Ungab over 2020 budget row

Sep 02, 2019 - 10:00 PM

Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano unsurprisingly takes the side of his ally and Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund Villafuerte instead

SORTED OUT? House committee on appropriations chair Isidro Ungab (2nd from L) stands awkwardly with other House leaders after their meeting on September 2, 2019. Photo courtesy of Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano's office

House leaders say issues after withdrawal of 2020 budget already ‘sorted out’

Sep 02, 2019 - 8:52 PM

(UPDATED) Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano calls for a meeting among House leaders to resolve the clash between Representatives Isidro Ungab and Luis Raymund Villafuerte

'SORTED OUT.' (From L-R) Senior Deputy Majority Leader Boying Remulla, House appropriations panel chair Isidro Ungab, Majority Leader Martin Romualdez, Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano, appropriations panel vice chairperson Elenita Ermita Buhain, Deputy Speaker LRay Villafuerte, and Deputy Speaker Neptali Gonzales II. Photo courtesy of Cayetano's office

Ungab to Villafuerte: Bill withdrawal to 'definitely derail' 2020 budget passage

Sep 02, 2019 - 10:50 AM

Two factions of Duterte allies in the House of Representatives are now clashing over the proposed 2020 budget

CLASH OF DUTERTE ALLIES. House committee on appropriations chairperson Isidro Ungab opposes Deputy Speaker LRay Villafuerte's withdrawal of the 2020 budget bill from the plenary. Photo from Ungab's Facebook page

Smells like pork? ‘Premature’ 2020 budget bill withdrawn in House plenary

Sep 02, 2019 - 9:50 AM

Deputy Minority Leader Carlos Zarate warns the withdrawal 'smells like the greasy patronage pork is being put into the oven'

BUDGET ISSUES. A top official in the House confirms withdrawing the 2020 budget bill from the plenary last week. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Villafuerte: No need for ouster plot, Andaya should just resign

Jan 11, 2019 - 7:13 PM

(UPDATED) Camarines Sur 2nd District Representative Luis Raymund Villafuerte Jr says lawmakers are 'fed up' with the 'obstructionist ways' of Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr

ENEMIES. Camarines Sur 2nd District Representative Luis Raymund Villafuerte Jr and House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr has a longstanding bitter rivalry. Photo of Andaya by Rappler, photo of Villafuerte from lrayvillafuerte.com

Arroyo backs Andaya amid ouster rumors

Jan 11, 2019 - 5:20 PM

Camarines Sur 2nd District Representative Luis Raymund Villafuerte, Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr's political rival, is allegedly planning to oust the House leader

ALLIES. House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr (R) was Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo's budget chief when she was still president.

Shouting match erupts in House meeting over 2019 budget

Sep 17, 2018 - 9:11 PM

House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya, Camarines Sur 2nd District Luis Raymund Villafuerte, and committee on appropriations chairperson Karlo Nograles clash over the 2019 budget

SHOUTING MATCH. (From L-R): House committee on appropriations chairperson Karlo Nograles, Majority Leader Rolando Andaya, and Camarines Sur 2nd District Representative Luis Raymund Villafuerte. File photos by Rappler

COA orders Villafuerte, 3 others to return P24 million

Aug 19, 2018 - 7:54 PM

Former Camarines Sur governor Luis Raymund Villafuerte Jr is ordered to return money donated to an NGO between 2004 and 2005

House panel to deliberate on Espino, Villafuerte suspensions

Sep 13, 2016 - 9:09 PM

The House Committee on Rules will decide how to act on the suspension orders issued against the congressmen by the anti graft court Sandiganbayan

SUSPENSION ORDERS. Pangasinan 5th District Representative Amado Espino Jr and Camarines Sur 2nd District Representative Luis Raymund Villafuerte have been ordered suspended by the Sandiganbayan. Espino photo from his Facebook page, Villafuerte photo by Bobby Toriano/Poe-Escudero Media Bureau

Pagcor says proposal to merge with PCSO ‘difficult’

Aug 23, 2016 - 10:29 PM

A congressman points out during the budget briefing that the PCSO s main source of revenue is gaming which is under the jurisdiction of Pagcor

MERGER? Both PAGCOR and the PCSO generate funds for the Philippine government through the gaming industry. File photo of casino by Rappler