Neri Colmenares

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Name: Neri Colmenares
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

Congress proposes: Gov’t savings not only at yearend

MANILA, Philippines–Responding to President Aquino’s request that Congress clarify the , two administration allies are proposing that savings be declared in the first half of the year or as early as the first quarter.Sen. Francis Escudero said Thursday ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - 17 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

‘Plunderous president can abuse new savings law’

MANILA, Philippines - A “plunderous president” can abuse savings from the budget, according to Deputy Speaker and Isabela Rep. Giorgidi Aggabao, who warned his colleagues yesterday against redefining savings in a separate law or in a resolution just so ... [Published Philippine Star - 19 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Lapsus Calami: August 1, 2014

TRILLANES’ COUP D’ETATKNOWN for idle talk, Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV hogged the headlines when he said there is an ongoing surreptitious military movement for a coup d’etat to overthrow the duly constituted government under the leadership of President ... [Published Panay News - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Militant solons ready to face sanctions over Sona walkout

DAVAO CITY, Philippines – The Makabayan bloc is ready to face sanctions for walking out of the session hall before President Aquino delivered his (Sona) before Congress on Monday.Bayan Muna partylist Rep. Neri Colmenares, also a senior minority floorleader, ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Gratuity benefit option for gov't employees

Total views: 37  31 July 2014 09:39:28 AMWriter: Media Relations Service-PRIBSend FeedbackLawmakers are pushing for the adoption of a "take all" gratuity benefit option for eligible government employees.Under House Bill 4289 authored by Reps. Neri Colmenares ... [Published PH House of Representatives - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Lawyers defend SC from Aquino’s tirades

User Rating:   / 0Details Published on Wednesday, 30 July 2014 03:41 Written by Tetch Torres-Tupas Hits: 10MANILA -- Without his immunity, President Benigno Aquino III committed a contemptuous act for assaulting the dignity of the Supreme Court, lawyer ... [Published Filipino Express Online - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Colmenares OK with sanction over SONA walkout

MANILA - Bayan Muna Representative Neri Colmenares said he has no problem being sanctioned for the walkout he and his colleagues did before President Benigno Aquino III delivered his State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday.In a statement, Colmenares ... [Published ABS-CBN News - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Paduano slams Makabayan bloc for walkout

ABANG Lingkod party-list Representative Stephen Paduano slammed his fellow lawmakers from the leftist Makabayan bloc for staging a walkout when President Benigno Aquino III was about to deliver his State of the Nation Address (Sona) Monday."It was a disrespect ... [Published Sun Star Network - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 4 reports

Aquino’s speech shows ‘sincerity’

QUEZON CITY -- Lawmakers from Negros Occidental are one in saying that the fifth State of the Nation Address (Sona) of President Benigno Aquino III on Monday (July 28) showed sincerity and was full of emotions."It was an emotional Sona. He clearly showed ... [Published Sun Star Network - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Solons seek probe of MARINA's failure to collect oil pollution fund from oil tankers despite oil spill incidents

Total views: 30  29 July 2014 09:04:32 AMWriter: Rowena B. Bundang, Media Relations Service-PRIBSend FeedbackTwo lawmakers are calling on the House Committees on Good Government and Accountability, and Transportation to jointly probe the failure of the ... [Published PH House of Representatives - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 3 reports

‘Peaches’ walk out of SONA

Share this:Partylist solons backing the impeachment complaint against President Aquino yesterday walked out from the plenary hall during the joint congressional session for the State of the Nation Address of the chief executive.All dressed in peach-colored ... [Published Manila Bulletin - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

‘DAP a one-man show’

By ARCHIE REY ALIPALOBACOLOD City — Bayan Muna party-list’s Rep. Neri Colmenares insisted that the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) is unconstitutional.While the administration claimed that it helped the economy, DAP’s implementation turned out ... [Published Panay News - Jul 28 2014]

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Bayan Muna Representative Neri Colmenares said, "with the lump sums in the proposed budget and president aquino's command to congress to change the definition of savings, he wants to legalize the unconstitutional disbursement acceleration program (dap) and insert it in the budget."
"there are also numerous cases that the gsis is not acknowledging the legitimate take-all gratuity claims of many employees before the repeal of ra 1616 saying they are no longer covered by the law" Colmenares said

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Congress proposes: Gov’t savings not only at ye... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - 17 hours ago]
Palace defends lump sums [Published Philippine Star - 19 hours ago]
‘Plunderous president can abuse new savings law’ [Published Philippine Star - 19 hours ago]
Lapsus Calami: August 1, 2014 [Published Panay News - 19 hours ago]
2015 budget ‘legalizes’ DAP [Published Manila Bulletin - 20 hours ago]
Gov't had extra cash of P10B in 2013 [Published ABS-CBN News - Jul 31 2014]
Militant solons ready to face sanctions over So... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 31 2014]
Makabayan bloc slams PNoy's lump sum funds [Published ABS-CBN News - Jul 31 2014]
Gratuity benefit option for gov't employees [Published PH House of Representatives - Jul 31 2014]
Slideshow: SONA in the streets [Published Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism - Jul 30 2014]
Lawyers defend SC from Aquino’s tirades [Published Filipino Express Online - Jul 30 2014]
Colmenares OK with sanction over SONA walkout [Published ABS-CBN News - Jul 30 2014]
Paduano slams Makabayan bloc for walkout [Published Sun Star Network - Jul 30 2014]
Solon slams Makabayan bloc’s SONA walkout [Published The Daily Guardian - Jul 29 2014]
Iloilo solons don yellow ribbons for PNoy [Published Panay News - Jul 29 2014]
Probe SONA walkout, House urged [Published Philippine Star - Jul 29 2014]
Standing ground at the 'People's SONA' [Published Interaksyon - Jul 29 2014]
Power emergency: What it means [Published Rappler - Jul 29 2014]
SONAng Bayan: coloful and festive, critical and... [Published Bulatlat.com - Jul 29 2014]
Aquino’s speech shows ‘sincerity’ [Published Sun Star Network - Jul 29 2014]
Recipe: Inubarang manok [Published ABS-CBN News - Jul 29 2014]
Solons seek probe of MARINA's failure to collec... [Published PH House of Representatives - Jul 29 2014]
Aquino delivers tearful national address [Published Zawya.com - Jul 28 2014]
Color-coded fashion statements at SONA [Published Philippine Star - Jul 28 2014]
‘Peaches’ walk out of SONA [Published Manila Bulletin - Jul 28 2014]
Walkout upstaged [Published Sun Star Network - Jul 28 2014]
Power lack blunts growth – Belmonte [Published Manila Times - Jul 28 2014]
Makabayan bloc walks out of plenary hall at the... [Published Kicker Daily News - Jul 28 2014]
Party-list solons walk out as PNoy starts SONA [Published Philippine Star - Jul 28 2014]
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