SK reforms - updates

Rappler's latest stories on SK reforms


Groups urge youth to make change come in SK

Jul 28, 2016 - 11:03 AM

The upcoming Sanngguniang Kabataan elections is the first one after the RA 10742 or the SK Reform Law was signed on January 15 2016

CHANGE. Groups urge the Filipino youth to register for the Sangguniang Kabataan

Marcos wants barangay polls postponed

Mar 17, 2016 - 9:17 PM

Vice presidential candidate Ferdinand Bongbong Marcos Jr tells Cebu City s officials that he is also pushing for their retirement benefits

CEBUANO VOTE. Senator Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos woos Cebuano voters in Barangay Suba. Photo by David Lozada/ Rappler

Aquino signs law for Sangguniang Kabataan reforms

Jan 19, 2016 - 6:57 PM

Lawmakers say the SK Reform Act is the first law with an anti political dynasty provision

LAST DAY. Students fill out SK application forms outside the Comelec-Quezon City District 2 Office on the last day of registration on Monday, September 29. Michael Bueza/Rappler

NYC lauds Senate passage of SK reform bill

Feb 10, 2015 - 9:04 AM

The National Youth Commission calls the anti dynasty clause a landmark provision

House panel approves SK reform bill

Jan 28, 2015 - 6:19 PM

The consolidated bill provides for the adjustment of the age bracket for youth officials and voters fiscal autonomy for the SK and an anti dynasty clause

3 senators push immediate passage of SK reform bill

Oct 30, 2014 - 10:16 AM

Senators Paolo Benigno Aquino IV Ferdinand Marcos Jr and JV Ejercito are among the co authors of Senate Bill 2401 which introduces reforms in the youth representation system

Senators Bam Aquino, JV Ejercito, and Bongbong Marcos

Greater accountability, SK autonomy in reform bill

Sep 12, 2014 - 11:15 AM

The enactment of these reforms in time for the February 2015 SK polls would change the way politics is being done in this country says the chairperson of the National Youth Commission

'PASS SK BILL NOW.' Akbayan Rep. Ibarra Gutierrez (standing, in white polo) joins youth groups in their plea to Congress to urgently pass the SK Reform Bill. Photo by Michael Bueza/Rappler

Comelec preparing for SK polls; reform bills pending in Congress

Jun 14, 2014 - 4:23 PM

If the SK elections were to push through between October 28 2014 and February 23 2015 the ongoing voter s registration would be suspended temporarily for 3 months before the date of the polls

SK reforms to bring us back to Kabataang Barangay?

Oct 04, 2013 - 7:00 AM

Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos chairman of the KB says KBs didn t have salaries and did leadership trainings unlike SKs now who handle funds for not too useful projects

Why Senate wants to postpone SK polls

Sep 04, 2013 - 7:47 PM

Sen Bongbong Marcos outlines what needs to be reformed in the youth councils before a new set of officials are elected

'NOT MATURE.' Sen Bongbong Marcos urges the Senate to support the one-year postponement of the SK polls to reform the system. File photo by Senate PRIB/Romy Bugante

Senate panel to push for one-year SK polls postponement

Sep 03, 2013 - 1:48 PM

Senate local government committee chairman Bongbong Marcos will push for the one year postponement of the SK polls