7 months Romualdez assures ‘united’ HOR, vows to shepherd Duterte’s priority measures MB
By Charissa Luci-Atienza A “united” House of Representatives that will immediately shepherd the passage of President Duterte’s priority reform measures was the assurance made by Leyte Representative-elect Martin Romualdez during his dinner meeting with the Chief Executive on Wednesday night. Leyte Rep. and Speaker of the House candidate Martin Romualdez (MARK BALMORES / MANILA BULLETIN) The Speakership candidate assured the President that the incoming 18th Congress would immediately roll up their sleeves to immediately pass the proposed 2020 national budget and find ways to address the funding requirement of his administration’s “Build, Build, Build” infrastructure program. “I took the opportunity ... more