House Speaker Admits Delay in Constitutional Amendments Due to Administration’s Inaction

House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez admitted that the delay in the plan to change the constitution is due to the administration’s inaction on the issue. He said that President Rodrigo Duterte has yet to appoint the members of a commission that would be tasked to come up with recommendations to Congress. Alvarez said that he would push the issue in the lower house next year regardless of what the executive department does…

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