If simplified, bill resetting BARMM polls to 2025 could pass Senate next week, says Senator Zubiri

COTABATO CITY– Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri recommended simplifying Senate Bill 2214 to just changing the date of the BARMM election from 2022 to 2025 as “it will be easier to stand the issue of constitutionality if somebody challenges this in the Supreme Court.” “I think, if it is just Section 1 of the…

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Senators Zubiri, Tolentino clarify: Proposed Senate Bill 2214 shows equitable distribution of positions in the BTA

COTABATO CITY – If the proposed Senate Bill 2214 is passed into law, “there will be equitable distribution of positions in the Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA).” Senate Majority Leader Miguel Zubiri and Senator Francis Tolentino, sponsor of the bill, made this clarification after receiving concerns from some individuals that the representation of settler communities and other…

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