Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said Duterte would sign the bill abolishing
the Road Board if it reaches his desk, adding that the President was against the release of the P45 billion road user's tax.
In May, the House, under the leadership of Alvarez and with the blessing of the Office of the President, approved his bill abolishing
the Road Board.
Gary Alejano said instead of abolishing
party-list groups, the President should call for a review of the Republic Act 7941 or the party-list law that sets the guidelines for party-list representation enshrined in the Constitution.
We are talking about reducing the plastic bag and not abolishing
FDE DG has stated that abolishing
of Technical and Transport section at FDE will led to eliminate the corruption from FDE.
The political leaders of opposition parties have criticised Prime Minister Khan's government for abolishing
subsidy and increasing Haj price, reports PTI.
Aftab Sherpao said that abolishing
the district tier would be a violation of the Article 32, 37(5) and 140-A of the Constitution.
This is the second time the House of Representatives passed a bill abolishing
the Road Board after the one filed by former House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez (Davao Del Norte) was rescinded by current House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo.
This is because the ruling Democratic Party Chairman Lee Hae-chan and other lawmakers said it may be time to consider abolishing
or lowering the rate in line with efforts to advance the capital market.
Sotto urged House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to sign their approved bill abolishing
the Road Board and transmit it to the Palace, noting the Senate has long been ready to send their copy of the measure to the President should they continue to refuse.
'Road Board is dead,' even without a law abolishing
it, Senate Minority Franklin Drilon said on Saturday.
THE Congress-approved final version of the bill abolishing
the graft-ridden Road Board was officially transmitted to the Palace on Wednesday and is expected to be signed soon into law by President Duterte, the Senate leadership confirmed.
He said that abolishing
of the district tier was tantamount to the abolishment of the local government system because 20 provincial government departments had been devolved to the district under the existing local government system.
Earlier in the day, the NCW recommended abolishing
the practice of confessions in churches as it increases the chances of blackmailing of women.
Asked about abolishing
ICE Friday at a town hall in San Antonio, O'Rourke discussed the need to eliminate fear in immigrant communities under Trump and to find a better way to enforce immigration laws.