Administration’s Legislative Priorities Listed Down as Duterte Convenes LEDAC

President Rodrigo Duterte met with congressional members to map out the administration’s priorities. Among the commitments are to pursue a comprehensive tax reform program, reform the procurement law, use the coconut levy fund within Duterte’s term, ease constitutional restrictions on foreign investments, and strengthen the National Water Resources Board (NWRB). Administration officials face a tough time pushing proposed tax reform packages in Congress, but now hope that convening the Legislative…

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