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ACT Rep. Tinio names ‘focal persons’ related to illegal pork

ACT Rep. Antonio Tinio said the list of so-called “focal persons,” consisting of names and contact numbers of government employees of CHED, DoH, and DOLE, was distributed to House members April 22 this year. He called the list “another proof that President Aquino is secretly and illegally distributing pork to legislators despite the Supreme Court ruling declaring pork as unconstitutional.”

Bayan Muna dismisses threat of ethics case against ACT Rep. Tinio

“They could only claim that it is an ‘executive’ session if they admit to an illegal act. But even then, the said session would not be considered by the court as an executive session because the privilege cannot be used to commit or cover up a crime or an illegal act.” – Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares

By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – The progressive teachers party-list group is calling for a ban on contractualization of teachers in the public sector. ACT Teachers Party Rep. Antonio Tinio filed House Bill (HB) 6006, which prohibits the hiring of teachers through contracts of service or job orders in public schools. “Contractualization has…

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com A progressive lawmaker in the House of Representatives continue to fight for a pro-poor 2012 national budget by submitting amendments. Earlier this week, Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) Representative Antonio L. Tinio submitted proposed amendments to House Bill 5023 or the General Appropriations Bill for Fiscal Year 2012 to…

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