AKO BICOL tackles extension of validity of Driver’s License

Deputy Minority Leader and Ako Bicol Party List Representative Alfredo A. Garbin, Jr. joins the Bicameral Conference Committee Meeting at the Senate on the extension of the validity of Driver’s License from 3 to 5 years and renewable for 10yrs, provided that the driver has not committed any traffic violation within the previous license validity.

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The proposed legislative measure is expected to be signed into law before this year’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte.

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AKO BICOL speaks with Coalition of Services of the Elderly, Inc.

AKO Bicol Reps. Rodel Batocabe and Christopher Co with members of the Coalition of Services of the Elderly, Inc. while talking about how to uplift the lives of our seniors through the HB 5038 – The Universal Social Pension Act.

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AKO BICOL calls for the support of the Filipino people to our military and the President

AKO Bicol Rep. Rodel Batocabe started his week facing house-accredited media, with his colleagues from The Party-list Coalition Foundation, Inc. Cong. Batocabe calls for the support of the Filipino people to our military and the President in dealing with the Maute group.

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AKO BICOL tackles problems of Socialized Housing

Cong. Rodel Batocabe of AKO Bicol Partylist in the joint congressional hearing of the Committee on Housing and Urban Development while looking for ways to solve the problems of Socialized Housing.

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AKO BICOL advocates the protection of our country’s rich biodiversity and natural resources

AKO Bicol Representative Rodel M. Batocabe, as one of the primary sponsors of HB 133 or the “Enhanced National Integrated Protected Areas System Act”, advocated the protection of our country’s rich biodiversity and natural resources through the enactment of the NIPAS Act.

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HB 133 is one of the priority measures of AKO Bicol Partylist.

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AKO BICOL welcomes Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources

Cong. Rodel Batocabe of AKO Bicol Partylist, and President of the 47-strong The Party-list Coalition Foundation, Inc., welcomed the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources and their officials to the House of Representatives. He promoted the collaboration of BFAR with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to fuel the National Coastal Greenbelt Program, a priority legislation of AKO Bicol Partylist.

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AKO BICOl joins Brigada Eskwela in Iriga

“Education will always be on top of our list and it includes our unrelenting desire to improve and modernize our school facilities and services to ensure quality education among the youth”. “We will always be here to support educational endeavors and share whatever we can- after all, no effort is too small to make a difference”. – Deputy Minority Leader Alfredo A. Garbin, Jr.

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Ako Bicol Party List Rep. Alfredo A. Garbin, Jr. joins another Brigada Eskwela at San Antonio National High School, Iriga City on Friday, May 19. Volunteers coming from different sectors came together in repainting of walls and blackboards, cleaning fans, windows, and doors, or repairing tables and chairs.

Through the effort of school heads, other government and private organizations are given the opportunity to share resources in the conduct of the project. In response, Rep. Garbin personally turned-over first aid kits and supplies for the repainting of school facilities.

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AKO BICOL tackles renewal of legislative franchises

AKO Bicol Rep. Rodel Batocabe sat with various organizations seeking the grant and renewal of their respective legislative franchises. Some of the organizations present include the Manila Broadcasting Company, Ignite Telecommunications, Golden Nation Network, COTELO-PALMA, and Bright Star Broadcasting Network, among others.

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AKO BICOL joins Brigada Eskwela in Albay

Deputy Minority Leader and Ako Bicol Party List Representative Alfredo A. Garbin, Jr. joins another leg of Brigada Eskwela at Banquerohan National High School, Legazpi City, Albay on Friday, June 19, 2017. He personally turned-over supplies and materials for the repainting of school facilities.

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The program, under the advocacy on “Tabang sa Edukasyon”, is aimed to improve the school’s environment by ensuring quality of facilities conducive for learning and encourage students to take continued interest in their studies and develop discipline in every student of being one with the community in maintaining the beauty and cleanliness of schools.

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AKO BICOL Bill on Rural Employment Assistance is approved on Committee level

Through the efforts of Cong. Rodel Batocabe and the AKO Bicol Partylist, House Bill 530 or the Rural Employment Assistance Program is approved in the committee level!

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The Rural Employment Assistance Program is one of the pledges of AKO Bicol Partylist that promises employment opportunities and social benefits for heads of families of poor households in rural areas all over the Philippines.

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