Nanawagan at hiningi ni Senadora Loren Legarda ang suporta ng Senado upang matugunan ang kahilingan ng Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) para sa karagdagang pondo para sa kanilang Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) sa ilalim ng pambansang badyet para sa taong 2019.Read More
Senator Loren Legarda has called for the Senate’s support in amending the budget of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to include the agency’s request for additional funding for the Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) under the 2019 national budget.Read More
To celebrate her kasimanwa who brought pride to the Province of Antique, Senator Loren Legarda yesterday filed Senate Resolution No. 999, honoring the late visual artist Edsel Moscoso for his lifelong love for the arts and masterful depiction of the rural life of the Filipino people.Read More
The Senate and the House of Representatives convened today the bicameral conference committee to reconcile the differences in their respective versions of the proposed 2019 national budget worth P3.757 trillion.
Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Finance, said that the bicameral panel will use the 2019 National Expenditure Program (NEP) as point of reference, but will also consider the House and Senate versions of the General Appropriations Bill (GAB).Read More
Senate Approves on 2nd Reading Bill Granting Survivorship Benefits to Children, Parents of Deceased Retired Officials of Constitutional OfficesJanuary 22, 2019
Senator Loren Legarda today said that the Senate has approved on second reading the proposed bill granting survivorship benefits to dependent children or surviving parents of deceased retired officials of constitutional offices.
Legarda, author of Senate Bill No. 1917, said that at present, Republic Act No. 10084 only provides benefits to the surviving legitimate spouse of the deceased retired officials of the Commission on Audit (COA), Civil Service Commission (CSC), Commission on Elections (COMELEC), and the Ombudsman.Read More