Davide ready for Gwen in 2019, Tomas says Garcia not qualified

Jessa Sotto, Morexette Erram 03/26/2018

CEBU Provincial Governor Hilario Davide III is looking forward to an “interesting” gubernatorial showdown with Deputy Speaker and Cebu 3rd Distric Rep. Gwendolyn “Gwen” Garcia next year. Davide said he is not afraid to face the former…

Gwen for governor in 2019?

Futch Anthony Inso, Nestle L. Semilla 03/23/2018

CEBU 3rd District Rep. Gwendolyn “Gwen” Garcia yesterday announced she was seriously considering running again for governor of Cebu in next year’s midterm elections. Garcia, who was a three- term governor (2004-2013), made the announcement at the…

Reps. Gwen, Pia urge Senators to pass divorce bill

Futch Anthony Inso, Nestle L. Semilla 03/23/2018

Two congresswomen are calling on the Senate to keep an open mind and consider legalizing absolute divorce in the country. Rep. Gwendolyn Garcia (Cebu 3rd district), who was one of the sponsors of House Bill 7303 or…

Gwen and the Ombudsman

Editorial 02/16/2018

Of course, Deputy House Speaker Gwendolyn Garcia was bound to question her permanent disqualification from public office by the Ombudsman over her liability for Cebu province’s questionable backfilling of the Balili lots in Naga City when she…

Comelec exec: Gwen can file COC if she will run as gov in 2019 polls

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/15/2018

DESPITE the Ombudsman’s order to dismiss from public service House Deputy Speaker Gwendolyn Garcia, she can still file for a certificate of candidacy (COC) in the event that she will pursue her plan to run against Cebu…

Gwen eyes legal remedies to fight off dismissal order

Futch Anthony Inso 02/13/2018

Rep. Gwendolyn Garcia (Cebu 3rd district), House deputy speaker, plans to avail of all legal remedies available to contest the dismissal order issued by Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales. “We will file an MR (motion for reconsideration). I…

Gwen ordered sacked

Connie Fernandez-Brojan, Vince F. Nonato 02/12/2018

But Speaker won’t implement Ombudsman’s dismissal order vs Garcia Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales has dismissed Deputy Speaker and Cebu 3rd District Rep. Gwendolyn Garcia from Public Office over the unauthorized P24.47 million project to backfill a largely…

Gwen raises Korean trash, Inayawan landfill links

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/21/2017

THERE were “suspicious circumstances” that may link the shipment of 5,000 metric tons of trash from South Korea to Cebu to the closure of the Inayawan landfill. During yesterday’s resumption of the House Ecology Committee’s inquiry on…

Gwen: House assures ‘due process’ for Sereno

Inquirer, Marc Eric Cosep, Morexette B. Erram 11/20/2017

Congress will observe “due process of law” if Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno will attend the hearing held by the House justice committee to answer the allegations contained in an impeachment complaint filed against her. “This is…

Rep. Gwen: New era of political unity in Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/14/2017

One Cebu officials to join 12 LP mayors make PDP-Laban switch This will usher in a new era of political unity in the province. Deputy House Speaker and Cebu 3rd District Rep. Gwendolyn Garcia said this to…