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Urges House leadership to speedily approve the bill before June 11 break

News Release
May 31, 2015

Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares today said that he would still push for higher pension of the Social Security System (SSS) even as his authored legislation House Bill 175 already passed the committee level and would mandate a P2,000 pension increase across the board.

Rep. Carlos Zarate in an Interview

Says Congress should probe new anomaly and see if it is a campaign fund raising operation of the admin

News Release
May 30, 2015

Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate today said that Congress should look into the highly anomalous "wash sale" transaction entered into by Aquino hand-picked directors in the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP), like Alberto Lim, who once served as the first tourism secretary of Pres. Aquino in 2010.

Rep. Carlos Zarate in a Privilege Speech

Express Fears it May Lead to “Double Disaster”

News Release
27 May 2015


Bayan Muna Party-List Representative Carlos Isagani T. Zarate Monday called on the House of Representatives to investigate the planned construction of the Laguna Lakeshore Expressway Dike (LLED), saying it is “completely unnecessary, costly, and, it poses grave danger to the lives of the people living along the Laguna de Bay’s western shores.”

Bayan Muna Protests China Incursions

Says a broad alliance of patriots may be needed to protect Philippine interests vs China’s aggressive actions

News Release
May 25, 2015


Bayan Muna Reps. Neri Colmenares and Carlos Zarate today said that they will put to task officials of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) and the Department of National Defense (DND) to explain the real score on the efforts to protect Philippine interests against China’s aggressive actions in the West Philippine Sea.

LRT Mishap

Says DOTC should not wait for a fatal mishap before acting

News Release
May 23, 2015