10 months Bam bill to rationalize Comelec structure and pay scale awaits approval MB
  By Hannah Torregoza Senator Paolo “Bam” Aquino IV has called on lawmakers to fast track passage of the bill that seeks better compensation packages for Commission on Elections (Comelec) officials and employees. Senator Bam Aquino (JAY GANZON / MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) Aquino, in filing Senate Bill No. 2139, aims to reclassify and upgrade the plantilla positions of poll body’s rank and file employees, particularly those assigned in the main and field offices. “The Commission on Elections exists as a constitutional body mandated to safeguard this precious right to suffrage, as well as ensure safe and honest elections,” Aquino ... more