2 weeks Velasco ally regains House committee chairmanship Inquirer
MANILA, Philippines --- Quezon 4th District Rep. Angelina Helen Tan, a supporter of newly-elected Speaker Lord Allan Velasco, regained the chairmanship of the House Committee on Health, which she lost last week in the middle of the struggle for the chamber's top post. Tan was reelected as committee chair minutes before the House suspended session on Tuesday night. Other casualties of Velasco's speakership contest with Taguig Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano were 1-PACMAN Rep. Mikee Romero, who was removed as deputy speaker; AAMBIS-OWA Partylist Rep. Sharon Garin, who lost the chairmanship of the Committee on Economic Affairs; and Valenzuela City 2nd ... more