Commission on Appointments to Decide on Lopez Confirmation on Tuesday?

The Commission on Appointments (CA) will meet, and possibly vote, on the confirmation of Environment Secretary Gina Lopez on Tuesday. Lopez went through two days of grilling and faced 35 parties that made sworn statements on their opposition to her appointment. Lopez faced a quite hostile CA, with most of the members present seemingly against her. Most of the arguments used by opponents were similar to the ones used by mining companies, in which questions on her academic credentials and technical…

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