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                    [ArticleID] => 1875858
                    [Title] => Ejercito hopeful for Universal Health Care bill enactment before Christmas
                    [Summary] => The Senate ratified the Universal Health Care Bill on Monday afternoon, according to a report in The STAR. Sen. Joseph Victor “JV” Ejercito, the bill’s principal sponsor, says the bill will not only cover all Filipinos with health insurance, but also fund the hiring of more doctors and nurses. 
                    [DatePublished] => 2018-12-10 16:31:00
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                    [Focus] => 1
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                    [ArticleID] => 1679626
                    [Title] => Senate to prioritize federalism, tax reform in May
                    [Summary] => The Senate of the 17th Congress on Wednesday evening adjourned its session to go on a legislative break.
                    [DatePublished] => 2017-03-16 15:01:00
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                    [ArticleID] => 1485944
                    [Title] => 2016 bets urged to disclose stand on ‘sincerity bills’
                    [Summary] => 

Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago challenged all those who are planning to run for higher office in May 2016 to reveal their stands on three pending measures to show their sincerity in serving the public.

[DatePublished] => 2015-08-08 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1500820 [AuthorName] => Marvin Sy [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1374036 [Title] => Senate to approve longer prescriptive period for graft cases [Summary] =>

The Senate is looking to extend the prescriptive period for the prosecution of graft cases from the current 15 years to 20 years.

[DatePublished] => 2014-09-28 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1500820 [AuthorName] => Marvin Sy [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/headlines/20140928/senate-9.jpg ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1367290 [Title] => Pag-angkas ng mga bata sa motorsiklo hihigpitan [Summary] =>

Sa halip na tuluyang ipagbawal ang pag-aangkas ng mga bata sa motorsiklo, isinulong kahapon sa Senado na payagan lamang na makaangkas ang mga bata na aabot na ang paa sa tapakan at maari ng yumakap sa nagmamaneho ng sasakyan.

[DatePublished] => 2014-09-10 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1097275 [AuthorName] => Malou Escudero [SectionName] => Bansa [SectionUrl] => bansa [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/business/motoring/20140702/yamaha-unveil-motors-4.jpg ) [5] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1340912 [Title] => Sans incentives, power costs seen to go up [Summary] =>

The generation cost of electricity will increase by at least 27 centavos per kilowatt-hour if fiscal incentives in the power sector will be removed, a group of power producers said.

[DatePublished] => 2014-07-01 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804708 [AuthorName] => Iris Gonzales [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) [6] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 902663 [Title] => SSS raises concern on higher contributions [Summary] =>

The Social Security System (SSS) has raised concern about proposals to raise the monthly pensions of retired employees without a corresponding increase in the contributions of its active members.

[DatePublished] => 2013-01-30 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1500820 [AuthorName] => Marvin Sy [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [7] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 842660 [Title] => Tan, Ang take opposite sides on beer tax issue [Summary] =>

Taipans Lucio Tan and Ramon Ang may be strategic partners in Philippine Airlines, the country’s flagship carrier, but they are at loggerheads over proposed tax measures on beer products filed at the Senate.

[DatePublished] => 2012-08-28 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804708 [AuthorName] => Iris Gonzales [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) [8] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 804462 [Title] => Senate pushed on deadline for amended launder law [Summary] =>

Sen. Teofisto Guingona III has reiterated the need to pass pending measures that would amend the Anti-Money Laundering Act (AMLA).

[DatePublished] => 2012-05-08 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1500820 [AuthorName] => Marvin Sy [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [9] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 794826 [Title] => DOJ backs harsher penalties for reckless driving [Summary] =>

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has supported proposed bills in Congress seeking to impose harsher penalties on the crime of reckless driving.

[DatePublished] => 2012-04-09 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1096875 [AuthorName] => Edu Punay [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) ) )
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