Tag: Bong Revilla

Statement on MUP pension reforms, potential fiscal crisis

I, along with some of my colleagues, have filed proposed legislation to address the fiscal hemorrhage that the current pension system for military and uniformed personnel retirees is causing our government coffers.  Indeed, we are facing a ballooning pension requirement without viable funding sources. The MUP pensions are way higher than the budgetary requirement for…
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3 senators back POGO

(Daily Tribune) At least three senators rejected the proposal to prohibit Philippine Offshore Gaming Operations, citing its contributions to the Philippine economy. Senators Jinggoy Estrada, Ramon “Bong” Revilla, and Robinhood “Robin” Padilla said the total shutdown of POGOs in the country is not the solution to the recent increase in kidnapping cases in the country.…
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