January 11, 2019
Senator Loren Legarda today welcomed the proposed rehabilitation of the Manila Bay and urged the public to be part of such efforts.
Legarda said that while the government should take the lead, all sectors must work together to ensure not only the immediate and successful rehabilitation but also to ensure continuity.
January 10, 2019
More Antiqueños are now aware and are able to access the government’s emergency employment program through Senator Inday Loren Legarda’s efforts to bring services to grassroots, including to her home province of Antique.
In 2018, more than 16,000 Antiqueños were employed under the Department of Labor and Employment’s (DOLE) Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa ating Disadvantaged/Displaced Workers Program (TUPAD), which is double the more than 8,000 Antiqueño beneficiaries in 2017.
January 6, 2019
On the first day of 2019, Senator Inday Loren Legarda visited the Sibalom Public Market, one of the biggest markets in Antique, and expressed her intent to make it a center of local produce in the province.
Legarda herself was delighted to see all the fresh local produce in the market such as kamote, saba, spinach, squash and batwan, among many others.
January 6, 2019
Senator Loren Legarda today said that the President’s approval of the Joint Resolution extending the availability of the 2018 national budget will help respond to the needs of the people, especially those affected by calamities.
Joint Resolution No. 3, “Extending the Availability of the 2018 Appropriations for Maintenance and Other Operating Expenses (MOOE) and Capital Outlay (CO) to December 31, 2019, Amending for the Purpose Section 61 of the General Provisions of Republic Act No. 10964, The General Appropriations Act of Fiscal Year 2018,” was approved by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on December 28, 2018.
January 4, 2019
Senator Inday Loren Legarda said that she will provide additional funding for the expansion of the Pagsapupo (Care) Center for the victims of Violence Against Women and Children (VAWC) in her home province of Antique.
Legarda funded the construction of the current VAWC Center in Barangay Uno, San Jose, Antique in 2010. For eight years now, the Pagsapupo Center has continuously served as a home for victims of domestic violence and rape, abandoned children, children of drug addicts, and other abused women and children.