4 months Sotto hopes to iron out conflicts over committee chairmanships MB
By Vanne Elaine Terrazola Senate President Vicente Sotto III said he hopes to iron out the conflict between incumbent and incoming senators over the chairmanship of committees in the Upper Chamber. Senate President Vicente Sotto III(CZAR DANCEL / MANILA BULLETIN) Sotto, when asked an interview over radio DZMM Wednesday, did not deny the dispute between incumbent senators and senators-elect who are lobbying for their preferred Senate committees for the next Congress. Returning senators, he said, expressed intentions to get the committees they formerly held; while neophyte senators also want committees currently chaired by incumbent senators. While he understands the respective ... more