July 7, 2010
SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY SAID ONE OF HER PRIORITY BILLS, SENATE BILL. NO. 4 IS THE ASSURANCE THAT INDIGENT FILIPINOS, WHO ARE MORE VULNERABLE TO HEALTH RISKS, BE GRANTED BASIC HEALTH CARE SERVICES GIVEN THAT ACCESS TO BASIC HEALTH CARE FROM GOVERNMENT CONTINUES TO BE A PROBLEM.
July 6, 2010
Sen. Legarda’s “Mandatory Universal Healthcare Coverage Act of 2010” will benefit the following:
1. Individuals/families classified as targeted poor based on the poverty incidence by the National Statistics and Coordination Board (NSCB);
SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY SAID THE COUNTRY’S SENIOR CITIZENS WILL BE HAVING A MORE COMFORTABLE LIFE DUE TO THE BENEFITS THAT THEY WILL AVAIL FOLLOWING THE SIGNING LAST WEEK OF THE RULES AND REGULATIONS IMPLEMENTING REPUBLIC ACT 9994, ALSO KNOWN AS EXPANDED SENIOR CITIZENS ACT OF 2010 BY THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND DEVELOPMENT (DSWD) AND NON-GOVERNMENT AGENCIES.
July 6, 2010
Legarda, principal author of RA 9994 explained that among the salient provisions of the Expanded Senior Citizens Act of 2009 are […]
SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY SAID THERE IS AN URGENT NEED TO LOOK INTO THE GOVERNMENT’S EFFORTS TO ENSURE THAT IT ELIMINATES ALL FORMS OF EXTRAJUDICIAL KILLINGS AND BRING TO JUSTICE PERSONS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SAME.
“I strongly condemn the murder of Bayan Muna Coordinator Fernando Baldomero especially that it was executed in public view where either the military or police could have been present.”
Legarda, a staunch peace advocate asserted, “We cannot allow lawless elements to take our nation down […]