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Pampanga rep tops list of lawmakers with most number of absences By Gerry Baldo 06/15/2012

Friday, June 15, 2012

Pampanga rep tops list of lawmakers with most number of absences

By Gerry Baldo 06/15/2012

Former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo led the list of lawmakers with the most number of absences.

She was absent for 33 session days.

Detained at the Veterans Memorial Medical Center in Quezon City on charges of electoral sabotage, the Pampanga lawmaker was recorded absent during the Second Regular Session of Congress from July 25, 2011 to June 6, 2012 when Congress adjourned sine die. In contrast to her performance last year when she was present in all 70 session days.

Rep. Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao of Sarangani posted 21 absences to get the second place.
Not far behind Pacquiao is Rep. Augusto Syjuco of Iloilo who registered 18 absences. Syjuco ran and lost in the senatorial race during the previous elections despite his television ads showing his dancing prowess..... MORE

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