AKO BICOL tackles creation of Commission on Immigration

AKO Bicol Rep. Rodel Batocabe, a member of the House Committee on Justice, actively participated in the Justice Committee meeting to tackle salient proposed legislations, particularly in the creation of the Commission on Immigration to introduce structural and institutional reforms in our present immigration system. Other bills include the Philippine Immigration Act and the installment […]

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AKO BICOL meets with Australian Political Exchange Council

The delegates of Australian Political Exchange Council (APEC) from Australia met with House Speaker Pantaleon D. Alvarez on Wednesday, May 17, accompanied by Deputy Minority Leader Alfredo A. Garbin, Jr. and Assistant Majority Leader Bernadette Herrera-Dy. Also present during the meeting were Majority Leader Rodolfo C. Fariñas and Finance Assistant Secretary Paola Sherina A. Alvarez. […]

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AKO BICOL joins House Committee in Duterte impeachment hearing

Deputy Minority Leader and Ako Bicol Party List Rep. Alfredo A. Garbin Jr. joined the House Justice Committee during the hearing on the impeachment complaint based on claims of killings, corruption, and other illegal acts supposedly committed by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte. However, the complaint was effectively dismissed as it was found by the committee […]

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AKO BICOl on Metro Manila Development

Deputy Minority Leader and Ako Bicol Rep. Alfredo A. Garbin, Jr. was present at the regular meeting of the Committee on Metro Manila Developement join the discussion about the proposed legislative measures to grant the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) additional powers and functions, and rationalization of the proposed terminals in Metro Manila to mitigate […]

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AKO BICOL encourages schools to prepare for the “Big One” and other disasters

A House leader in the Congress is seeking to assimilate an area-specific approach on Disaster Risk Reduction, Management and Education program for students in schools, colleges, and universities. AKO BICOL Partylist Representative Rodel Batocabe filed House Bill 805 or the “Act Mandating All Schools and Universities to Establish an Area-Specific Disaster Risk Reduction Management and […]

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AKO BICOL: No Place for Used Cooking Oil in Human Consumption

Congressman Rodel Batocabe of AKO BICOL Partylist confronted the threatening practice of recycling used cooking oil for human consumption. AKO Bicol Partylist filed House Bill 814 or “the Act Prohibiting the Selling and Retailing of Used Cooking Oil for Human Consumption and Providing for Penalties Therefor”. If the proposed legislation were approved into law, any […]

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