Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman said that President Rodrigo Duterte has no authority to stop the Commission on Audit (COA) from performing its constitutional mandate.
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman on Tuesday asked Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano to reconsider his twin motions that led to the “abrupt termination” of the plenary debates on the budget and its “premature” approval on second reading.
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman on Monday joined the chorus of voices opposing the early release of former US Marine Lance Corporal Joseph Pemberton after an Olongapo court granted his request to be freed ahead of his 10-year sentence for good…
In order to insulate press freedom from partisan politics and foreclose any arbitrary denial by legislators of the grant and renewal of legislative franchises to mass media corporations, Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman on Monday urged Congress to…
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman on Sunday said he was not reassured by the implementors of the Anti-Terrorism Law that it would not be used to abuse human rights.
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman on Monday said the conviction of Rappler CEO Maria Ressa and the news website’s former writer and researcher for cyber libel was another “devastating blow” to press freedom.
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman on Sunday said he requested House Secretary General Jose Luis Montales for a certification on how the lawmakers voted on the controversial Anti-Terrorism Bill last June 3 “to ascertain the real score of the voting.”
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman formally asked Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano in a letter on Friday to “hold in abeyance” his signing of the enrolled bill on the proposed “Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020,” which the House passed on third reading last…
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman questioned the claim that President Rodrigo Duterte is “neutral” about the shutdown of ABS-CBN, noting his previous statements threatening to block the renewal of the network’s franchise.
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman on Wednesday expressed his appreciation for the House leadership’s decision to begin formal deliberations on the franchise of ABS-CBN on March 10, instead of in May as it previously announced.