9 lawmakers file anti-red tagging bill

9 lawmakers file anti-red tagging bill

Nine lawmakers on Monday filed a bill seeking to criminalize the act of “red-tagging” – or publicly labelling and naming certain individuals or groups as rebels or enemies of the state.The authors of House Bill 9437 or “Anti Red-Tagging Act of 2021” noted that the...
House passes Bayanihan 2; Makabayan bloc votes ‘no’

House passes Bayanihan 2; Makabayan bloc votes ‘no’

The House of Representatives approved on third and final reading House Bill 6953 or the “Bayanihan to Recover as One” pandemic response law, with 242 affirmative votes, six negative votes, and zero abstentions on Aug. 10, Monday.The negative votes on “Bayanihan 2”...