House Bill Calling for Constitutional Convention Filed

The drive to change the constitution was immediately launched when incoming House speaker Pantaleon Alvarez filed a resolution just minutes after the inauguration of President Rodrigo Duterte. The resolution sought the approval of Congress of a constitutional convention that would change, among others, the system of government to federalism, which is one of the campaign promises of the president. The bill is expected to…

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