Economic relief through wage hike always necessary – Anakpawis Anakpawis Partylist Rep. Rafael Mariano said the announcement of the National Statistical Coordination Board (NSCB) that almost 28% of Filipinos have remained poor in the past six years strongly justifies the need for a significant wage increase. “The Aquino government’s continued rejection of a significant hike [...]
G. Speaker, I rise on a matter of personal and collective privilege upang ipahayag ang sentimyento ng mamamayan kaugnay sa tatlong hagupit na nararanasan ngayon ng mayorya ng mga Pilipino – ito po ay may kaugnayan sa patuloy na pagtaas ng singil sa kuryente, pagtaas ng singil sa tubig at pagtaas ng presyo ng langis.
11 June 2013
Anakpawis Partylist lambasted the upcoming water rate increase to be implemented by private water firms. Manila Water is set to raise P5.38 per cu. m. while Maynilad will increase P10.30 per cu. m. for basic charges. If including other charges, rate hikes can reach up to P7.81 per cu. m. and P13.71 for Manila Water [...]
07 June 2013
Anakpawis Partylist Rep. Fernando Hicap said pushing for genuine land reform will be the top priority of the party-list group in the 16th Congress. “We will refile Genuine Agrarian Reform Bill (GARB) that aims to legislate a genuine and thoroughgoing land reform program in the country that is totally different from the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform [...]
03 June 2013
On the first day of classes for school year 2013 – 2014, Anakpawis Partylist today trooped to the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) office in Quezon City to assail the government-permitted tuition and other school fee increase that continue to burden parents and students. The government approved fee increases for more than 900 private elementary [...]
31 May 2013
Anakpawis Rep. Rafael V. Mariano said the Department of Agrarian Reform’s (DAR) actions on Hacienda Luisita are disadvantageous to farmer beneficiaries and are meant to strengthen the immoral stronghold of the Cojuangco-Aquinos on the Luisita lands. “We have all reasons to believe that DAR’s actions are deliberately meant to delay and even prevent the actual [...]
24 May 2013
Umalma at nagprotesta ang Anakpawis Partylist sa isinagawang 'partial proclamation' ng Commission on Elections (Comelec) sa mga nanalong party-lists na makakakuha ng pwesto sa 16th Congress ng Mababang Kapulungan ng Kongreso. Nagprotesta ngayong hapon sa harap ng tanggapan ng Comelec ang Anakpawis Partylist na kumakatawan sa mga manggagawa, magsasaka, mangingisda at maralitang tagalunsod.
23 May 2013
"We challenge the winning Senators, especially those from Team PNoy to concretely and decisively address the prevailing hunger in the country as shown in the latest Social Weather Station Survey (SWS) indicating that 600,000 more Filipino households experienced hunger in the first quarter of 2013 compared to the last quarter of 2012,” said Anakpawis Rep. Rafael V. Mariano.
Rep. Rafael Mariano
A genuine servant of the people, Ka Paeng is a peasant leader who has dedicated his life to advancing the cause of the toiling masses.