Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago on Thursday said that changing the name of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) will not make it any less objectionable unless Congress also revamps the bill to address numerous “constitutional infirmities.” Continue reading
Read the full report on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law by the Senate committee on constitutional amendments and revision of codes, chaired by Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago. Continue reading
Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago has filed a resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the government should cite an international agreement to force Canada to take back mountains of garbage illegally exported into Philippine soil. Continue reading
Amid public outrage over the fire that killed dozens in Valenzuela City Wednesday, Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago pushed for the approval of a bill that would make building owners criminally liable for failure to comply with fire safety laws. Continue reading
As tourists continue to flock Philippine summer destinations, Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago is pushing for new laws aimed at promoting tourism while protecting the traveling public.
Santiago, the consistent Senate topnotcher in filing bills and resolutions, recently authored four bills aimed at increasing access to beaches and ensuring public safety. Continue reading