- Written by Fernan J. Angeles
- Monday, 02 July 2012
With a national election just ten months away, the bloc has not secured the passage of a bill that amends laws governing party-list representation and the Senate as an institution.
Thus, party-list congressmen have vowed to support the senatorial bid of Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda) executive director Joel Villanueva, himself a former party-list congressman, in the 2013 mid-term elections.
In pushing Villanueva’s Senate bid, Bagong Henerasyon Rep. Bernadette Herrera said she herself is convinced that their bloc won’t be able to pass electoral reform bill which allocates a Senate seat for the party-list group with just five working months left before members of both chambers tackle the 2013 mid-term election..... MORE
Source: The Daily Tribune