7 months House renames Banqueruan Bridge in Pampanga as Guillermo Mendoza Bridge MB
By Charissa Luci-Atienza The House of Representatives has approved a bill renaming the Banqueruan Bridge traversing the Lubao-Sasmuan River as Guillermo Mendoza Bridge. House Bill 9050, principally authored by Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, hurdled the Lower Chamber on February 7, a day before Congress adjourned to pave way for the election campaign. House Speaker, Pampanga Representative and former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (JANSEN ROMERO / MANILA BULLETIN) Arroyo noted that there has been a great clamor from people of Lubao and Sasmuan to change the name of the Banqueruan Bridge to Guillermo Mendoza Bridge to honor Mendoza, one of the illustrious ... more