Senator Loren Legarda has filed Senate Resolution No. 439 that directs the Senate Committee on Finance to look into the recovery, reconstruction and rehabilitation plans of Task Force Bangon Marawi for Marawi City and all other areas affected by the ongoing armed conflict between government forces and the Maute group.Read More
On the SONA theme “A Comfortable Life for All”:
70% of Filipinos aspire for a simple and comfortable life. At least that is what a national survey of Filipinos say (Basis of Ambisyon Natin). As elected officials, we need to help them achieve their aspirations of having a home, having enough earnings to support everyday needs, having the capacity to provide their children college education; among others. This is essentially about building a predominantly middle class society. We should all support this.Read More
Senator Loren Legarda, a three-term senator who chairs the Senate Committees on Foreign Relations, Finance, and Climate Change, has authored and co-authored 148 bills and 36 resolutions during the First Regular Session of the Seventeenth Congress.
As Chair of the Senate Committee on Finance, Legarda also sponsored the 2017 General Appropriations Act (GAA), the first budget under President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration, which she described as pro-people as it addresses the most basic needs of the people while improving the country’s economic growth.Read More
To convey her support for Maranao culture, heritage, livelihood and her commitment to help in the swift and complete rehabilitation ofMarawi, Senator Loren Legarda will wear Maranao outfits both for the Session opening at the Senate in the morning and the President Rodrigo Duterte’s State of the Nation Address (SONA).Read More
Senator Loren Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Finance, today said that the Senate is ready to work on the proposed 2018 national budget as the 2nd Regular Session of the 17th Congress resumes next week.
Legarda made the statement as President Rodrigo Duterte will submit to Congress the 2018 National Expenditure Program (NEP) on the day of his 2nd State of the Nation Address (SONA).Read More