Anakpawis Rep. Rafael Mariano today expressed full support to the ongoing high-level Mercy Mission and Peace Caravan in Quezon province to demand the immediate pull-out of soldiers and paramilitary troops deployed in Bondoc Peninsula and South Quezon. Forces deployed by the AFP in Quezon reportedly reached up to 4,000 troops from eight
Anakpawis Rep. Rafael Mariano said House Bill 4484 or the “Magna Carta of the Poor” approved on second reading by the House of Representatives is a measure that ‘justifies poverty.’ “The bill conveniently sugarcoats the government’s inefficiency in providing a decent, quality life for the people.”
Anakpawis Rep. Rafael Mariano strongly criticized the Aquino government’s action pitching in US$1-billion (P43-billion) to the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) crisis fund.
Anakpawis Rep. Rafael V. Mariano said that the sin tax bill approved on third reading by Congress will not benefit local tobacco producers.
Anakpawis Rep. Rafael V. Mariano said President Benigno Aquino III’s ‘stomach churning theatrics’ portraying his administration as a champion of land reform is unacceptable.
Anakpawis Partylist Rep. Rafael Mariano said President Benigno Aquino III’s plummeting satisfaction ratings is a result of Aquino’s own actions.
Anakpawis Partylist Rep. Rafael V. Mariano today said the government must disclose full details of bilateral talks and investment agreements clinched by President Benigno Aquino III during his week-long trip to Britain and the United States.
Anakpawis Partylist Rep. Rafael Mariano and other progressive partylist representatives filed House Resolution 2452 calling for a full investigation on the ongoing militarization in Bondoc Peninsula, Quezon that resulted to numerous human rights violations that victimized civilians.
Anakpawis Partylist trooped to the Supreme Court this morning to protest the Aquino government’s vile and desperate attempts to create a ‘Cojuangco-Aquino Court’ as shown in nomination of Solicitor General Francis Jardeleza as an applicant for Supreme Court Chief Justice.
Anakpawis Rep. Rafael V. Mariano said farmers can expect nothing but failure from the government’s so-called land reform targets under the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program Extension with Reforms (CARPer) or R.A 9700.