Performance of the Senate
16th Congress 1st Regular Session
July 22, 2013 - June 13, 2014 (4.1 MB)
"The First Regular Session of the 16th Congress has afforded us the opportunity to prove the stability of our institution in the face of adversity."
- Senate President Franklin M. Drilon (Download)
(SEPO Policy Brief) National Land Use Policy: Protecting Prime Agricultural Lands
December 2014 (1 MB)
With only less than 10 million hectares of agricultural land
that is threatened by a rapidly urbanizing economy, how would
the Philippines be able to meet its growing demand for food, and
continue providing rural employment to further reduce poverty?
With only less than 10 million hectares of agricultural land that is threatened by a rapidly urbanizing economy, how would the Philippines be able to meet its growing demand for food, and continue providing rural employment to further reduce poverty? (SEPO publications)
STSRO TAX Bits: RA 10653 Towards a take home pay that could take me home
March-April 2015 (3.2MB)
Finally, twenty (20) years after the original law was passed granting tax exemption to 13th month pay, Christmas bonus and productivity incentives given to private and government employees up to Php30,000 and ten (10) years after the first legislative initiative to adjust the said threshold to inflation, President Aquino III signed into law Republic Act 10653 on February 12, 2015. (STSRO publications)
STSRO - COCCTRP Materials
Materials for the 2014 Second Meeting of the Joint Congressional Oversight Committee on the Comprehensive Tax Reform Program (COCCTRP) (download)
Letter of BIR Commissioner Henares to the COCCTRP dated 12 November 2014 (download)
LBRMO Budget Facts & Figures: 25 Years of CARP
April-June 2014 (1.4 MB)
Land reform policies have been in the political agenda in the country since the Commonwealth period. In fact, the Philippine Agrarian Reform Program is one of the longest-running programs of its kind anywhere in the world.1 (LBRMO publications)
Institutional Linkages Service (ILS) - LINKAGES CIRCULAR
The LINKAGES CIRCULAR is a regular publication of the Institutional Linkages Service. This publication is meant to guide and inform the external clients of the Senate, individuals and organizations, on the bills and resolutions filed/adopted by our Senators, as well as committee reports, which were taken up on the floor during or for a particular week/month/period. (ILS publications)
The Senate Museum
Enclosed in the walls of the Senate museum is a repository of our country's rich legislative tradition, the Philippine Senate's long and illustrious heritage that serves as the bastion of our nation's freedom.
The museum houses materials that show the mandates of the Senate under the Jones Law, and a host of congressional records, bills, resolutions and republic acts.
SPEECH OF SENATE PRESIDENT FRANKLIN M. DRILON
ARANGKADA Philippines Forum,
Makati Shangrila Hotel
March 3, 2015
INCREASING INVESTMENT FOR INCLUSIVE GROWTH
Let me greet everyone a pleasant good afternoon. Your excellencies and members of the diplomatic corps, business leaders, and members of the media, friends, ladies and gentlemen, good afternoon.
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