Escudero to push for LGU empowerment as he eyes Senate comeback

Sorsogon Governor Francis

10/27/2021 6:55:00 PM

Sorsogon Governor Francis 'Chiz' Escudero says he will give more power to local leaders if he wins a Senate seat in next year's polls.

Sorsogon Governor Francis

Speaking to CNN Philippines' The Final Word, Escudero noted that there are many regulations and issuances that restrict LGUs.He said LGUs should be given a wider latitude - if not, total freedom - to handle their own revenues"because by far they know what their constituents need."

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The senatorial aspirant also noted how many local governments have measures that are way more efficient than what national authorities are imposing.This is why he believes local leaders should be given more authority to decide on what to do to address the COVID-19 situation in their respective jurisdictions - including allowing those with the capacity to purchase their own supply of coronavirus shots.

The former senator also emphasized that the yearly national budget is the most important legislation as this will"dictate whether the economy will grind slowly or grind to a halt." Read more: CNN Philippines »

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No vote for you this coming election, kulang sa gawa Baklang twooo!!! Tagal mo naging senador An old trapo will always stink like an old trapo. Enough of this guy please, he had the chance already. Here we go again...trapo... Hmm. 12years ka noon sa senate ngayon mo lg naisip yan? Pass lol, how many times have you been in the senate? may nagawa ka na ba? lol

Nope Kasi tumatakbo din sa local election pag tapos na term. :)) Nope

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Nope, di kita boboto, unless you tame your imelda like, crazy rech asian wife wannabe. Napanood na naming mga PILIPINO ng paulit ulit, yang mga sinasabi mo.. I remember Chiz being a promising politician before he became senator back in 2007. Over the past years, tae tae na lang si Chiz. Wala ka namn nagawa noong senador k pa

Sorry, I will not vote for you Kili Kili Power! more baho power sa kilikili ni Chiz Escudero Give local leaders power to be more corrupt. 🤮 diba dati kang senador,nagawa mo ba yan noon?siguro hindi.

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