PWD bill up for PNoy’s approval

Source: The Standard Mobile by Maricel Cruz   After two and a half months since it was ratified, the House of Representatives finally transmitted to Malacañang Wednesday for President Benigno Aquino III’s signature the “malasakit” (compassionate) bill of senatorial candidate Leyte Rep. Martin Romualdez exempting persons with disabilities from the payment of 12-percent value-added tax on … Continue reading PWD bill up for PNoy’s approval

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Extra perks, privileges for PWDs pressed

Source: MB.Com.Ph by Charissa Luci   A House leader has filed a bill seeking to provide monthly stipend of R500 and mandatory Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) coverage to persons with disabilities (PWDs) on top of the privileges accorded to them under the law to help ensure their “rehabilitation, self-development and self-reliance.”   Iloilo City … Continue reading Extra perks, privileges for PWDs pressed