Albay Vice Gov. Grex Lagman lauds dad for being part of the House bicam contingent


Albay Vice Gov. Grex Lagman commended his father, Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman, for being named a member of the House of Representatives’ contingent to the bicameral conference committee.

In a Facebook post, the Vice Governor said his father is considered by many to be the best consensus builder among the former chairpersons of the appropriations panel.

He said his dad has mentored many lawmakers as he understands Congress’ power of the purse.

The Vice Governor also lauded other Bicolano lawmakers who are part of the bicam panel.

These oragons will make sure the national government’s 2023 budget is a good one!

“Congratulations to papa cong. Edcel who many consider as the consensus best former appropriations committee chairperson in Congress. He has mentored many congressmen in his 9 terms in Congress even as he understood that the ‘power of the purse’ lies with the House of Representatives.

Also one of DBM’s Usecs. of note post-EDSA… he has always been the independent member of the Bicameral Conference Committee.

Congratulations also to our Ako Bicol (AKB) congressmen, 19th Congress Appropriations Committee Chair Rep. Zaldy Co, Rep. Atty. Jil Bongalon and Atty. Alfredo Garbin. Oragon nanggad an mga Albayano, Bicolano!” the Vice Governor posted.

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