Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman on Wednesday defended the changes made by the House of Representatives to the 2019 budget after its ratification by Congress, saying such amendments, contrary to senators’ assertions, were legal.
Albay first-district Rep. Edcel Lagman on Thursday said the House leadership had effectively surrendered its constitutional power to remove impeachable officials to Solicitor General Jose Calida and the Supreme Court.
Albay first-district Rep. Edcel Lagman slammed the reported “mutiny” of seven Associate Justices of the Supreme Court against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, saying it tarnished the dignity of the high tribunal
Albay first-district Rep. Edcel Lagman urged Philippine authorities to confiscate all scientific data gathered by foreign researchers on Philippine Rise, or Benham Rise, “to preclude their unauthorized use by foreigners.”
Albay first-district Rep. Edcel Lagman criticized President Rodrigo Duterte’s new spokesperson Harry Roque, saying his threat to throw “hollow blocks” and “adobe” at the President’s critics was “an irresponsible response to well-founded…
The day of reckoning will come Tuesday (March 7) for the "cowards" within the House of Representatives (HOR), insinuated Albay 1st district Rep. Edcel Lagman.
So what if House Bill (HB) 4727 no longer prescribes "mandatory death" for the commission of heinous crimes listed on it? Albay 1st district Rep. Edcel Lagman still thinks it's a wicked piece of legislation.