Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago is still the senator who filed the most number of bills and resolutions among her colleagues, despite her battle with lung cancer.
As of 17 December, the last session day of Congress in 2014, Santiago has filed a total of 1,007 bills and resolutions.
She was followed by Sen. Jinggoy Estrada with 604 bills and resolutions; Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV with 307; Sen. Lito Lapid with 219; and Sen. JV Ejercito with 217. Continue reading
Transcript of the media interview with Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago during the launch of her book
“Stupid is Forever” on 3 December 2014 at National Book Store Trinoma. Continue reading
Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago, chair of the Senate foreign relations committee, said she will call a public hearing on the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) on Monday, December 1, to pass upon whether the Senate should concur with the agreement. Continue reading
Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago on Thursday slammed defenders of the 2015 budget for using flawed arguments to push for the retention of pork barrel-like funds and the redefinition of “savings.” Continue reading
By SENATOR MIRIAM DEFENSOR SANTIAGO
(Speech delivered at the PILLARS Lecture Series Year 3 sponsored by the Junior Public Relations Practitioners of the Philippines of the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila on 27 November 2014, at the university gym.) Continue reading