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Solon to House leadership: “Pushing for corporatization of public hospitals tantamount to signing indigent patients’ death certificate”

Anakpawis Rep. Rafael Mariano said in pushing for the corporatization of public hospitals, the Aquino government is practically signing en masse the death certificates of millions of Filipinos who cannot afford expensive health care services. The solon issued this reaction as the House Committee on Health discussed another bill promoting the corporatization of government hospitals.




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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.