Bilang kinatawan ng Gabriela Women's Party, bibigyang-pansin ng pahayag na ito ang napakabigay na hagupit ng VAT sa mga kababayan nating mahihirap. hindi lamang dahil ang mga ina ang pangunahing naaapektuhan ng patuloy na pagbagsak ng antas ng pamumuhay ng mga maralita nating kababayan, kundi dahil inilalarawan nito ang hindi makatarungang pagpataw ng isang sistema ng pagbubuwis na may negatibong epekto sa ating mga kababayang walang hanapbuhay at hindi kumikita ng sapat para mabuhay ng disente ang kanilang pamilya.
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Mr. Speaker and distinguished colleagues, this May 28, Filipino women will join the international community in observing the 24th International Day of Action for Women’s Health. For women around the globe, the date will culminate weeks of activities for advancing the cause of women’s health.
A Resolution Directing The House Committee On Foreign Affairs And On Labor And Employment To Conduct An Inquiry, In Aid Of Legislation On The Alleged Human Traficking Committed By The Assistant Labot Attache In Kuwait Involving Abused Filipino Workers Who Have Sought Refuge In The halfway Home Run By The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration And Recommend Measures Thereon Including Immediate Recall And Filing Of Criminal Charges Against The Responsible Officer/s
A Resolution Directing The House Committee On Transportation and The Committee On Public Works And Highways To Conduct An Investigation On The High Incidence Of Vehicular Mishaps And Road Kills Along The Commonwelath Avenue, Quezon City And To Come Up With Recommendations To Make That Avenue Efficiently Safe For All Drivers, Commuters And Pedestrians
Resolution Honoring The Life, Recognizing The Contributions For The Empowerment Of Filipino Women And Expressing Profound Condolences Of The House Of Representatives To The Bereaved Family Of The Late Justice Leonor Ines Luciano, May 8, 1919-April 29, 2011
Resolution Urging His Excellency, President Benigno C. Aquino II, To Certify As Urgent, House Bill No. 375, "An Act Providing For A P125.00 Daily Across-The Board Increase In The Salary Rates Of Employees And Workers In The Private Sector And For Other Purposes," Thereby Alleviating The Suffering of Poor Filipino Families Due to Decreased Purchasing Power Of The Brought By The Recent Spate Of Increases In The Prices Of Oil Petroleum Products
A Resolution Directing The House Committee On Basic Education To Conduct An Inquiry In Aid Of Legislation Into The Impending Implementation Of The K+12 Program Of The Department of Education And Recommend Other Alternatives To Improve The Quality Of Basic Education Without Added Cost To Students And Their Parents