Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr


P3 trillion: PH's biggest nat'l budget submitted to Congress

Jul 28, 2015 - 4:45 PM

Social and economic services get the biggest chunk of the budget – P1 1 trillion

SUBMITTED. The Department of Budget and Management submits to the House of Representatives the proposed budget for 2016. Rappler photo

Binay ratings in March soared - SWS

Jul 07, 2014 - 12:13 PM

It s an 11 point jump from the vice president s 62 very good satisfaction ratings in December 2013

Palace: Aquino wants FOI bill passed before term ends

Mar 11, 2014 - 4:55 PM

Speaker Feliciano Belmonte also says he will make good on his promise for the House to pass the FOI bill before 2016 – or you can hang me

Belmonte's charter change train takes off

Feb 18, 2014 - 4:00 PM

Taking the legislative route the House Speaker proposes to relax constitutional limits on foreign ownership of land and businesses

BELMONTE'S MOVE: House committee on constitutional amendments takes up House Resolution 1. Photo by Carmela Fonbuena/Rappler

'If I were Ducut, I would have resigned' – Belmonte

Jan 23, 2014 - 9:08 PM

Amid the controversy over the power rate hike the Speaker tells why their former colleague in the House of Representatives ERC chief Zenaida Ducut should quit

RESIGNATION CALLS: Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr joins growing number of politicians openly criticizing Energy Regulatory Commission chair Zenaida Ducut

House committee can OK Charter change in a month – Belmonte

Jan 23, 2014 - 5:50 PM

The Speaker hopes to get the support of the President once Aquino is made to understand that only economic provisions will be amended

DETERMINED: Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr will proceed with his Charter change resolution. Photo by Carmela Fonbuena/Rappler

Comelec 'can't unseat elected pols'

Dec 12, 2013 - 10:04 PM

Can elected officials be removed for failing to file campaign spending reports? A seasoned election lawyer says Comelec has jurisdiction over them only in relation to pending cases or petitions prior to election

Congress divided on making bicam budget meetings public

Dec 06, 2013 - 12:14 PM

The House of Representatives is open to televising and livestreaming the bicam meetings on the 2014 budget Senate leaders seem divided on the matter

Aquino pushes for Speaker Belmonte

Jun 03, 2013 - 5:34 PM

Newly elected Liberal Party governors representatives and city mayors gather in Malacañang for a social lunch