7 months 18th Congress delayed by efforts to dismantle 17th Congress changes – Minority Bloc solon MB
By Ellson Quismorio A supposed effort to undo changes made during the previous 17th Congress is among the factors holding up the constitution of House panels in the current 18th Congress. Iloilo 1st district Rep. Janette Garin(CZAR DANCEL / MANILA BULLETIN) House Minority Bloc member, Iloilo 1st district Rep. Janette Garin had this to say Wednesday when asked to comment on the snail-paced composition of the all-important committees two weeks into the resumption of sessions. “I believe the contention lies on the fact that there were a lot of changes and precedents in the 17th Congress and the leadership would ... more