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Fight for Senate panels heats up; floor voting likely By Angie M. Rosales 07/30/2010

Friday, July 30, 2010

Fight for Senate panels heats up; floor voting likely


By Angie M. Rosales
07/30/2010
The fight for Senate committee chairmanships is far from over as wranglings among senators are still on a high pitch, and unlikely to be resolved through dialogs.

Still fighting tooth and nail over committee chairmanships among senators, the only option left may be through election of the committee chairmen, in which case, the Liberal Party (LP) members may lose out in the voting process, having less members in the Senate.

The matter is seen as not being easily resolved despite assurances by Senate leaders, given that there are senators now alleging that some of their colleagues are out to protect their alleged vested interests in cornering those known “juicy” positions in the upper chamber.

Sources yesterday said this is the issue now being thrown at the ranks of the LP in the Senate who are now being pointed to as the reason for the ruckus in the distribution of committee assignments..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/headlines/20100730hed3.html


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