Raul del Mar - updates

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Joint resolution extending ABS-CBN's franchise to June 2022 filed in House

Feb 25, 2020 - 1:35 PM

(UPDATED) Cebu City 1st District Representative Raul del Mar says extending the validity of ABS-CBN's franchise would allow lawmakers to protect public interest in the grant of franchises

FRANCHISE ISSUES. A veteran lawmaker from Cebu files a joint resolution that would give Congress more time to deliberate on the ABS-CBN franchise bills. File photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

Cebuano actor Richard Yap fails to unseat Del Mar from congressional seat

May 14, 2019 - 1:16 PM

(UPDATED) The 'Please Be Careful With My Heart' star calls his loss a 'disappointing end' to the campaign

SIR CHIEF. The actor loses his bid for congress. File photo by Jay Ganzon/Rappler

House to put Robredo back in line of succession of draft constitution

Oct 10, 2018 - 6:53 PM

The House agrees to return the draft constitution to the constitutional amendments panel, which will make the necessary changes in favor of Vice President Leni Robredo

BACK IN SUCCESSION. Vice President Leni Robredo attends the House of Representatives' plenary deliberations on her office's proposed budget for 2019  on October 1, 2018. File photo by OVP

House lawmakers want more budget for CHR for 2019

Sep 24, 2018 - 6:49 PM

'If they have more money, the Commission on Human Rights will perform more than what they are able to do now in so far as the investigations of cases are concerned,' House Committee on Appropriations Vice Chairperson Raul del Mar says

Lawmakers want to add P7 billion to judiciary budget for 2019

Sep 24, 2018 - 2:30 PM

The additional budget for the judiciary is expected to fund operations of 4 new courts in Baguio City as well as the transportation fees of Court of Appeals justices, among others

ADDITIONAL FUNDS. Legislators seek to add P7 billion to the proposed budget of the judiciary in 2019.

Lagman on death penalty bill: Vengeance is not justice

Feb 08, 2017 - 9:21 PM

Representatives Edcel Lagman and Raul del Mar debate against the reimposition of the death penalty at the House plenary

ANTI-DEATH PENALTY. Albay 1st District Representative Edcel Lagman lists 15 arguments against the reimposition of the death penalty. Screengrab from congress.gov.ph

Lawmaker wants farmers’ irrigation fees scrapped

Jul 16, 2016 - 2:00 PM

House Bill 558 seeks to ease the burdens of Filipino farmers and make them more productive

NO MORE FEES? Cebu 1st District Representative Raul del Mar wants to remove a burden off the shoulders of Filipino farmers. File photo by Jay Directo/AFP

Cebu congressional bets bare platforms, stances on key issues

Mar 19, 2016 - 3:16 PM

Local candidates present their programs on agriculture and fisheries development bottom up budgeting conditional cash transfer electoral reforms and youth empowerment

ON LEGISLATION. Incumbent city councilor Jerry Carillo (UNA) and incumbent Cebu south district representative Bebot Abellanosa focus their presentation on social services, environment issues in the city. Photo by Rappler

Free breakfast for public school elementary students?

Apr 23, 2014 - 11:24 AM

House Bill 364 filed in July 2013 inches forward as a Technical Working Group is created by the House Committee on Basic Education It seeks to provide public elementary students among others with free breakfast

Rama proclaimed Cebu City mayor

May 14, 2013 - 8:37 PM

Mike Rama of UNA was proclaimed mayor on Tuesday May 14 at the Cebu City Hall despite votes in 3 precincts not being canvassed

Del Mar, Raul

Jan 01, 2012 - 8:00 AM