Opposition councilors left out of committees amid calls of ‘united’ Cebu City Council

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The majority floor of the Cebu City Council barely left a single committee chairmanship or membership to the minority floor in the 16th Sangguniang Panglungsod. Of the six opposition councilors, only ex-officio Councilors…

Minority can ensure ‘checks and balances’ in Senate

06/07/2019

Although they are only four left in the opposition slate, they are “a strong lineup … [who can] ensure that there [are] still checks and balances” in the Senate, outgoing Sen. Francis Escudero said of the remaining…

LP members assert themselves as House’s ‘true minority bloc’

Inquirer.net 07/25/2018

Some members of the Liberal Party have asserted themselves as the “true minority” in the House of Representatives, following their abstention in the proceedings to elect former president and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo as House Speaker.…

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