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Comprehensive civil registration system pushed

A neophyte lawmaker has filed a measure pushing for the establishment of a comprehensive and more responsive civil registration system in the country.... Read More

Solons urge establishment of national teacher academies

Lawmakers are pushing for the establishment of national teacher academies to greatly enhance the quality of public education and produce excellent students in the process.... Read More

Solons call for declaration of LPPCHEA as wetland to protect threatened Philippine Duck

A group of lawmakers are calling for the declaration of a critical habitat in the southern part of Metro Manila as a wetland to protect and sustain the population of the globally threatened Philippine Duck.... Read More

State of the Nation 2013 Presidential Address (SONA)


ONLINE ROSTER OF PHILIPPINE LEGISLATORS »

First Philippine LegislatureHouse Members from the 1st Philippine Legislature (1907) to the 15th Congress of the Republic of the Philippines.

The Online Roster of Philippine Legislators contains the names of House Members who served in the Philippine legislature from the 1st Philippine Legislature (1907) to the 15th Congress of the Republic of the Philippines. It features an alphabetical listing of House Members by name, by legislative district and by legislative period.




LEGISLATIVE INFORMATION SYSTEM »

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The LEGIS is a browser-based system that allows a user connected to the Internet to access, retrieve, print or save structured bills information and status as well as download full texts of bills, republic acts, House Journals, House publications and other published legislative materials and documents.

To guide visitors on using the system, a manual is available for downloading - LEGIS Manual.



CONGRESS ONLINE POLL

Several House bills seek to lower individual and corporate income tax rates, considering that Philippine tax rates are comparatively high in Asia. The House Committee on Ways and Means is deliberating on proposals to lower income tax from the current 32 percent to as low as 15 to 25 percent. The proponents argue that, although this will initially lower tax collections, it will make intensify tax compliance, disposable income and consumer spending. Lower income tax means inclusive growth, they pointed out.

Do you agree that lower income taxes should be legislated?

Yes

No

Undecided

Total votes: 121 View results