Tag: Barangay and SK Elections (BSKE)

Sen. Estrada hopes SC favors law postponing barangay, SK polls

(INQUIRER) MANILA, Philippines – Senator Jinggoy Estrada is hoping that the Supreme Court (SC) would favor the recently passed law which postpones the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections (BSKE). Estrada made the remark on Monday after lawyer Romulo Macalintal asked the SC to revoke Republic Act No. 11935 or the law delaying the BSKE, originally…
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Kongreso ang nagtatakda ng barangay, SK elections – Imee, Jinggoy

(ABANTE) Binigyang diin ni Senadora Imee Marcos at Senador Jinggoy Estrada na batay sa Konstitusyon, ang Kongreso lang ang nagtatakda ng petsa para sa Barangay at Sangguniang Kabataan Elections (BSKE). Ginawa ng dalawang senador ang pahayag matapos maghain si Atty. Romulo Macalintal ng petisyon sa Korte Suprema na humahamon sa kalalagda lang na batas para…
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Congress has the authority to postpone barangay, SK elections

Congress has the authority to postpone barangay, SK elections: Senator Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada on Monday, October 17, 2022, says Congress has the power to postpone barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections. Estrada, a co-author of RA 11935, remains confident that the Supreme Court will uphold the validity of the recently-signed law. (Office of Senator Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada/ Rey…
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On petition challenging RA 11935

I am confident that the Supreme Court will immediately act on the petition. I will not argue with the merits of the case or the lack of it. I will defer to the wisdom of our justices. But as one of the proponents of the law postponing this year’s barangay elections, this much I can…
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Imee, Jinggoy assert Constitution allows Congress to set date for barangay, SK polls

(GMA NEWS) Senators Imee Marcos and Jinggoy Estrada on Monday asserted that the 1987 Constitution authorizes Congress to set the date for the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections (BSKE). They made their statements after election lawyer Romulo Macalintal filed a petition before the Supreme Court challenging the recently signed law postponing the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections (BSKE) from…
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SC asked to nullify law postponing 2022 Barangay and SK polls

(INQUIRER) MANILA, Philippines — Lawyer Romulo Macalintal on Monday asked the Supreme Court (SC) to revoke Republic Act 11935 or the law allowing the postponement of the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (BSK) elections this year. Under the law signed by President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on October 10, the BSK that was originally set for December…
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Jinggoy Estrada lauds Bongbong Marcos move to postpone BSKE

(ANC) Rundown: President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has signed the proposed measure postponing the December 2022 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections to 2023.

On the signing into law postponing the December 2022 Barangay and SK elections

I’m pleased to learn about it. Now, with all hands on deck, our national officials down to those in the smallest unit of our government can proceed without letup on the needed work to steer our country’s full recovery from the pandemic. Unahin muna natin ang pagbangon ng ekonomiya natin bago ang pagsasagawa muli ng…
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Postpone Barangay, SK Elections

POSTPONE BARANGAY, SK ELECTIONS: Sen. Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada on Wednesday, September 14, 2022, co-sponsors Senate Bill No. 1306 or the Act Postponing the December 2022 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections to December next year. In explaining why the measure is one of his priority bills, Estrada cited the need for the country to address more…
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Co-Sponsorship Speech for the Postponement of Barangay and SK Elections

Mister President, distinguished colleagues, I am honored to co-sponsor Senate Bill 1306 under Committee Report No. 4 of the Committees on Electoral Reforms and People’s Participation Joint with Committees on Local Government and Finance. Let me convey my deepest gratitude and appreciation to our esteemed chair of the Committee on Electoral Reforms, the Lady Senator…
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