BIR Opposes Sen. Bam’s “People’s Fund Bill”

A proposed "People's Fund Bill", authored by Senator Bam Aquino, will give taxpayers the power to choose where to allocate five percent of their income tax. Sen. Aquino reiterated this during Tuesday’s hearing of the Senate Ways and Means Committee, regarding Senate Bill No. 1356 or the “People’s Fund B
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Sen. Bam Aquino Pushes for 24-Hour Disaster Response

Senator Bam Aquino pushed for a maximum response time of 24 hours following natural calamities, saying that it "currently takes three to four days for the national government to respond [to disasters]." He likewise called for a "higher level of preparedness... [from government]," as he spoke at the Join
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Sen. Bam Pushes for Urban Poor Protection

In line with “Urban Poor Solidarity Week”, Senator Bam Aquino welcomes members of the Urban Poor Associates (UPA), led by president Celia Santos, to the Senate.  One of Senator Aquino’s bills is Senate Bill No. 1874, which aims to strengthen Republic Act No. 7279 or the Urban Development and Housing Act
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Sen. Bam eyes active role of LDCs in disaster preparedness

Senator Bam Aquino calls on Local Development Councils (LDC) to maintain a more active role in disaster and calamity preparedness. Aquino said LDCs will play a crucial role in disaster preparedness, as they involve not only local government units but also people’s organizations, non-government organizat
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