7 months Pimentel pushes bill that punishes political turncoats MB
By Vanne Elaine Terrazola Senator Aquilino Pimentel III pushed anew for the passage of the bill that would strengthen the country’s political party system and prohibit political turncoatism. Senator Aquilino Pimentel III (SENATE OF THE PHILIPPINES / MANILA BULLETIN) Pimentel, chair of the Senate Committee on Electoral Reforms and People’s Participation, said the approval of Senate Bill No. 1984 or the proposed Political Party System Act will help promote transparency and accountability among political parties. “It is incumbent upon us to craft the needed legislation to enhance it in our country. This can only be done if we provide the ... more