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MENSAHE NI CONG. EDCEL C. LAGMAN SA IKA-22nd DEATH ANNIVERSARY NI KA POPOY LAGMAN

Ang pamilyang Lagman ay taos pusong nagpapasalamat sa pagpapatuloy ninyo ng mga adhikain ng aming bunsong kapatid na si Ka Popoy. 

Ang aming pamilya ay naging second family lang ni Ka Popoy. Ang uring mangagawa ay ang sa kanyang pangunahing pamilya.

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RE: Access of Adolescents to Contraceptive

Albay Rep. Edcel C. Lagman stated that Filipino adolescents will soon have access to modern contraceptives without parental consent after the House Committee on Youth and Sports Development approved...
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RE: Resumption of ICC Probe

The Philippines, as a legitimate member of the world community, must accede to the jurisdiction of the prosecutors of the International Criminal Court (ICC) with respect to former President Rodrigo...
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Re: Reengineered MIF and letter to Speaker Romualdez

I am happy and thankful that President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. agrees with my position that the GOCC dividends should not be utilized as seed money for funding the Maharlika Investment Fund (MIF)...
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RE: Release of Gigi Reyes

The scales of justice have finally evened out upon the release from “vexatious restraint” of Atty. Gigi Reyes, almost eight years after her principal, former Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile, was...
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UP GRADUATES: EXEMPLAR OF EXCELLENCE AND WARRIORS OF DISSENT

(Speech of Rep. Edcel C. Lagman at the UPAA Mayon Chapter Reunion Honoring Rep. Edcel C. Lagman and Christmas Party at the Concourse Hall, Legazpi City on 29 th December 2022) Thank you so much for...
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Maharlika Bill

No avalanche of accepted amendments can cure the inherent chronic and substantial defects of the Maharlika Investment Fund (MIF). Amendments can cosmeticize Maharlika but cannot make it seasonable...
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COURTING THE PEOPLE’S WRATH

(Explanation of Negative Vote on the Maharlika Investment Fund Bill by Rep. Edcel C. Lagman) I vote No to House Bill No. 6608 for the following overriding reasons:
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Keynote Address The RH Law 10 Years On: Fulfilling the Promise of SRHR for All

Park Inn by Radisson on 13 December 2022 In my almost three decades as a legislator, I have principally authored landmark laws from the “Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Law” and “An Act Prohibiting...
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 HUMAN RIGHTS DAY MESSAGE TO iDEFEND

Good afternoon to one and all: Human rights cover all fundamental rights of citizens which must be protected against abuses by the State and its agents singularly or in cahoots with private violators.
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Marharlika Investment Corp.

From the President to his alter ego , the Finance Secretary, to chair the Maharlika Investment Corporation – what is the difference?
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Confidential and intelligence funds

I have consistently and repeatedly opposed the appropriation of confidential and intelligence funds with respect to its propriety and magnitude, particularly in departments and agencies which do not...
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Re: Maharlika bill

I join Senior Deputy Majority Leader Sandro Marcos in effectively urging that the Maharlika Sovereign Wealth Fund bill should not be fast-tracked.
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Speech on the Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Bill

Delivered by Rep. Edcel C. Lagman during the Press Conference on the Adolescent Pregnancy Bills of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation and RHAN on 29 November 2022 Pregnancy should invariably be an...
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RATIFY THE ILO C-190 NOW!

(Message of Support delivered by Rep. Edcel C. Lagman during the launching of the Parliamentarians and Advocates for the Ratification of ILO C-190 on 28 November 2022 at the North Wing Lobby, House...
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THE DIVORCE BILL: AN EXPLAINER

(Lecture delivered by Rep. Edcel C. Lagman during the DSWD-NCR Policy Forum on the Divorce Bills on 25 November 2022) Good morning to one and all. Thanks to the Department of Social Welfare and...
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Keynote Address during the DSWP National Advocacy Agenda Conference

Delivered by Rep. Edcel C. Lagman via Zoom during the DSWP National Advocacy Agenda Conference on 18 November 2022 DSWP National Chairperson Beth Angsioco and other officers of DSWP, community women...
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ECONOMIC RECOVERY BEFORE CHARTER CHANGE

(Statement of Rep. Edcel C. Lagman during the Forum on “Sa Ngalan ng Batas ng Bayan” on November 14, 2022 at the Manila Hotel) With sincere gratitude and due respect to the Alphan brods who...
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Rep. Edcel C. Lagman exhorted Filipinos to...

Rep. Edcel C. Lagman exhorted Filipinos to “courageously fight for and relish freedom, and exercise right to expression and dissent fearless of prior restraint or subsequent reprisal.”
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CRITICAL THINKING IS THE HALLMARK OF UP

(Response delivered by Rep. Edcel C. Lagman, 2022 UP Most Distinguished Alumnus, at the Bahay ng Alumni, UP Diliman on 11 November 2022) UP President Danilo Concepcion and officials of the...
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BRIEF RESPONSE OF REP. EDCEL C. LAGMAN AT THE DINNER HOSTED BY THE UP PRESIDENT AT THE UP BAHAY NG...

UP President Danilo Concepcion, UPAA President Reynaldo Laserna and other officers of the UPAA, fellow awardees and friends.
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Short Message of Rep. Edcel C. Lagman During the Liberal Party Online Oathtaking Ceremonies

At the outset, I would like to underscore that you are aspirants , not applicants. This is because your LP membership is not transactional but an ideal, a pursuit of excellence, lasting fellowship,...
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Most Outstanding Alumnus

Albay Rep. Edcel C. Lagman was recently chosen Most Distinguished Alumnus for 2022 by the University of the Philippines Alumni Association (UPAA). The award is the highest honor that is bestowed on...
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“WE DO NOT LIVE BY BREAD ALONE”

(Message delivered by Rep. Edcel C. Lagman at the Back to the 80s Reunion and Art Exhibit at the Dos Pueblos Art Gallery on 26 October 2022.) I was supposed to be in the First District of Albay...
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If final and executory decisions of the Supreme Court can be reopened in perpetuity

If final and executory decisions of the Supreme Court can be reopened in perpetuity, then litigations would be interminable or endless and the hallowed doctrine of res judicata is abandoned with...
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