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Marinduque Rep. Velasco thanks Speaker Cayetano for giving PDP-Laban members key posts in lower House

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Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco has expressed his gratitude to House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano for giving the PDP-Laban charmainships of key House committees.

Velasco, who has been named head of the ruling party PDP-Laban at the lower House, said that his members can deliver legislative priorities of the President Rodrigo Duterte.

“The PDP-Laban is confident that it can push the legislative agenda of the Duterte Administration for the next three years with the allocation of key positions and chairmanships to our party members in the House of Representatives,” Velasco said.

Six members of the PDP-Laban have been named House Deputy Speakers, three deputy majority leaders, 1 assistant majority leader, and 1 assistant minority leader.

The ruling party also bagged 19 committee chairmanships and 58 vice-chairmanships.

“Our party members have also been appointed to head the House delegation to the Commission on Appointments and the House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal,” said the Marinduque solon.

Velasco thanked Cayetano for naming the PDP Laban members to various committees and important posts at the House of Representatives.

“The PDP-Laban and all of its 68 lawmakers at the House of Representatives are ready to buckle down to work and tackle issues and legislation that can change our nation,” said Velasco.