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Solon to Aquino: stop catastrophe of oil price hikes, greed of oil companies

Anakpawis Rep. Rafael V. Mariano said the latest spate of oil price increases have further brought damaging effects to Filipinos already affected by effects of the typhoon. “Even though parts of Luzon are still submerged in flood, oil companies can’t wait to rake in more profits. They won’t waste a single opportunity to bleed the public dry through successive and unwarranted price hikes.”




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Solon supports plight of PAGASA employees

Anakpawis Rep. Rafael Mariano today expressed support to hundreds of Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) employees who are asserting the restoration of their economic benefits that were suspended in March this year.





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On the 3rd anniversary of CARPer: Anakpawis demands legislation of Genuine Agrarian Reform Bill (GARB) to replace ‘hopeless CARP’

“The Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Progam (CARP) – the longest-running and most expensive land reform program in the country is a total failure. CARP is archaic, regressive and anti-peasant. It is high time to junk the bogus CARP and enact a new land reform program, “said Anakpawis Rep. Rafael Mariano as he joined farmers in a protest at the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in Quezon City.


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DAR squandering public funds by continuing to fund CARP

Anakpawis Partylist Rep. Rafael Mariano said the government is wasting public funds by continuing to fund the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP), the longest-running and most expensive land reform program in the world. “By continuing to fund CARP, the Aquino government is squandering billions of public funds,” said Mariano.