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Estrada ready to adopt House version of minimum wage hike bill

(PNA) MANILA – Senator Jinggoy Estrada, who sponsored the Senate version of the bill seeking a PHP100 minimum wage hike in the private sector, said Monday that he is looking forward to adopting the House of Representatives’ version of the measure. This came after the announcement of House Majority Leader Manuel Jose Dalipe saying their members…
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Jinggoy: Joint Cha-cha voting unconstitutional

(PHILSTAR) MANILA, Philippines — Making both houses of Congress vote jointly and not separately on amending the 1987 Charter would be “unconstitutional,” Sen. Jinggoy Estrada said yesterday. Speaking to reporters on Viber, Estrada also said congressmen might be setting up a trap for the senators with their insistence that the two chambers jointly tackle Resolution…
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Houses divided: Jinggoy insists on Separate Voting on Cha-Cha Reso

(POLITIKO) Senator Jinggoy Estrada challenges House claims, advocating for separate Senate voting on economic charter change as constitutional. Senator Jinggoy Estrada contests House representatives’ claims, defending the Senate’s approach to economic charter change as constitutional. The House alleges the Senate’s resolution for separate voting on constitutional amendments is unconstitutional, preferring a joint Congress vote. Estrada…
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Jinggoy: Mga Cha-cha proponent sa HOR, mali interpretasyon sa Konstitusyon

(ABANTE) Nagpahayag ng pagkadismaya si Senador Jinggoy Estrada matapos igiit ng ilang lider ng House of Representatives ang kanilang posisyon sa isyu ng pagboto sa Charter Change. Ito’y matapos sabihin ni Senior Deputy Speaker at Pampanga 3rd District Rep. Aurelio Gonzales Jr. at Tingog party-list Rep. Jude Acidre na hindi katulad ng Resolution of Both…
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Jinggoy binutata ‘werpa’ ng Kamara sa Cha-cha

(ABANTE) Nagpahayag ng pagkadismaya si Senador Jinggoy Estrada matapos igiit ng ilang lider ng Kamara de Representantes ang kanilang posisyon sa isyu ng pagboto sa Charter change (Cha-cha). Ito’y matapos sabihin nina Senior Deputy Speaker at Pampanga 3rd District Rep. Aurelio Gonzales Jr. at Tingog party-list Rep. Jude Acidre na hindi katulad ng Resolution of…
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Sen. Estrada on joint Cha-cha voting: ‘No way’

(GMA NEWS) Senator Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada said Friday that amendments to the 1987 Constitution should be voted on separately by both Houses of Congress and not jointly. In an online interview, Estrada said “no way” amendments would be voted on jointly, as “Congress” refered to the entire legislative branch, not just the House of Representatives. “It…
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Jinggoy honors 6 soldiers slain in Lanao clash

(POLITIKO) In a heartfelt tribute, Senator Jinggoy Estrada honors the six valiant soldiers who fell in a fierce encounter with Maute terrorists in Munai, Lanao del Norte, underscoring their supreme sacrifice for national security and the continuous fight against terrorism. Senator Jinggoy Estrada pays homage to six soldiers killed in a clash with Maute terrorists…
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Gov’t to probe ‘cuts’ in cash aid for ex-MILF fighters

(INQUIRER) COTABATO CITY—The Office of the Presidential Adviser on Peace, Reconciliation and Unity is initiating an investigation into allegations that Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) leaders are getting “cuts” from the P100,000 cash assistance for every decommissioned combatant, even as it considered the incident as “isolated.” The scheme was revealed during Tuesday’s hearing by the…
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Measures granting amnesty to ex-rebels reach Senate plenary

(INQUIRER) MANILA, Philippines — Senator Jinggoy Estrada on Wednesday sponsored four measures seeking to grant amnesty to former members of insurgent groups. Estrada, who also chairs the Senate committee on national defense and security, peace, unification and reconciliation, stood to sponsor House Concurrent Resolution Nos. 19, 20, 21, 22 under Committee Reports No. 200, 201, 202, and…
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Estrada bats for Senate approval of PBBM’s amnesty grant to rebels

(PNA) MANILA – Senator Jinggoy Estrada on Wednesday recommended the Senate’s concurrence to President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr.’s proclamations granting amnesty to rebels and insurgents to encourage them to give up their fight. On Nov. 22, 2023, Marcos signed Proclamation Nos. 403, 404 405, and 406 granting amnesty, respectively, to members of the Rebolusyonaryong Partido ng…
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