4 months House leadership aspirant vows to protect budget for all congressional districts MB
By Ben Rosario No congressmen, be they the Duterte administration’s fiercest critics, will get zero funding for their congressional district under a House of Representatives leadership of Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco. Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco(FACEBOOK / MANILA BULLETIN) Now on his third and final term as congressman, Velasco vowed to listen to all 304 House members and be decisive as soon as he has heard them. “I’ll be a consensus-builder. I’d be a listening speaker,” Velasco told an interview over ANC television yesterday. He added: “But on top of listening, I’ll be very decisive after.” Velasco is believed ... more