House, Senate urged to end Cha-cha word warIn a statement, Cavite 4th District Rep. Elpidio Barzaga Jr. said congressional leaders should “sit down and privately settle their feud” over the House’s push for constitutional amendments, “instead of quarreling before the public.”MANILA, Philippines — A lawmaker yesterday urged members of the House of Representatives and the Senate to end the “word war” over constitutional amendments. “There is a word war between Senate President (Juan Miguel Zubiri) and Speaker (Martin Romualdez) and (House committee on constitutional amendments) chairman Rufus(Rodriguez). The following day, the House approved House Bill 7352, a supplemental bill that shall provide funding for the con-con. Meanwhile, in an interview also with dwIZ, Sen. Ronald dela Rosa said he would first read the committee report to be presented by the Senate committee on constitutional amendments. The House had passed a resolution seeking to amend the Constitution’s economic provisions through a con-con.
Source: Philippine Star March 19, 2023 09:09 UTC