Leyte lawmaker to be named Lakas-CMD president

ASSISTANT Minority Floor Leader and Leyte 1st district Representative Ferdinand Martin “FM” Romualdez will replace Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. as president of Lakas-Christian Muslim Democrats (Lakas-CMD) in preparation for his bid for speakership in the next Congress.

Maguindanao Representative Simeon Datumanong, vice chairman of the once-dominant ruling party, bared this in an interview with members of the media. Read the rest of this entry

Party-list representative thanks supporters

AN WARAY party-list Representative Florencio “Bem” Noel has thanked supporters following a ruling from the Commission on Elections (Comelec) en banc lifting its ban with 78 other party-list.

Noel said the party-list’s track record in providing service to the underrepresented and marginalized sector were the foremost basis how Comelec accredited existing and new party-lists joining the upcoming 2013 elections. Read the rest of this entry