Opposition congressman Edcel Lagman from Albay said that the next House Speaker should not be a "rubberstamp" of the President.
Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
Camarines Sur Rep. Rolando Andaya played a pivotal role in the recent leadership coup in the House of Representatives that installed former President and Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo as Speaker.
As the new Speaker, Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo knows how to bond with her fellow lawmakers.
The House of Representatives was rocked by the leadership row that saw Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo wrest the speakership away from Davao del Norte Rep. Pantaleon Alvarez, but that doesn’t mean work comes to a stop.
Nothing is really impossible in politics.
Who knew that the House of Representatives mace plays such a pivotal role in the legislature’s affairs?
Found to be technically flawed, construction of the P4.8 Billion Bicol International Airport in Alobo, Daraga, Albay must be shelved temporarily pending revision of its project plan.