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JPE, SB to push economic, defense amendments to Charter

Friday, July 27, 2012

JPE, SB to push economic, defense amendments to Charter


Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile and House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte are set to talk to President Aquino again this week in a last ditch effort to sway him into agreeing to amend the Constitution.

House Majority Leader and Mandaluyong City Rep. Neptali Gonzales II disclosed that the two top leaders of Congress will attempt to persuade the President to support their move to amend the economic and defense provisions of the Constitution.

“The Speaker and the Senate President will explain to President Aquino the wisdom behind Charter amendments that would be limited to economic provisions. This is to ensure the continuity of the country’s economic growth,” Gonzales said in an interview.

He said the two leaders of Congress will meet with Aquino in Malacañang on Monday..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/index.php/nation/item/2095-jpe-sb-to-push-economic-defense-amendments-to-charter

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