Albay Rep. Edcel C. Lagman called on the incoming administration to prioritize reproductive health in the wake of the report of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) that 51% of pregnancies in the Philippines were unintended from 2015 to 2019.
Unless the new administration can find or create fresh funds, the “stimulus package” monikered as Bayan Bangon Muli (BBM) will be mere sloganeering and simply a change in nomenclature from the original Bayanihan.
I am urging the incoming administration not to perpetuate the stratagem of the majority leadership of anointing a Minority Leader in the House of Representatives as an adjunct of the majority coalition.
POLL surveys have been ubiquitous features in the electoral landscape after the first was introduced during the 1824 US presidential race among Andrew Jackson, John Quincy Adams, William Crawford, and Henry Clay. The survey which was conducted by the Harrisburg Pennsylvanian showed Jackson led Adams. While Jackson won a slim popular vote, the US House of Representatives, pursuant to the US Federal Constitution, voted Adams as the 6th President of the United States because not one of the contenders got an overall majority in the Electoral College.
Rep. Edcel C. Lagman has committed P200,000.00 for genuine information leading to the apprehension and prosecution of the assailant and/or mastermind responsible for the killing of Barangay Chairman Leonardo B. Bisa of San Jose, Malilipot, Albay.