Shift to federal form, an investment to boost country’s economic activity- ConCom

Davao City (August 16)–  The shift to a federal form of government is an investment that entails additional expense at the start but will improve the stature and condition of the nation, Consultative Committee (ConCom) member Professor Edmund Tayao said. “The additional costs in federalizing the country is an investment that would boost the country’s …

ConCom: Federalism to equalize power in impoverished regions

DAVAO CITY (August 5) — Consultative Committee (ConCom) chair Reynato Puno said the move towards federalism will equalize power and economic opportunities in most impoverished regions. “The essence of federalism is not just delegation of power but equitable distribution of the powers of government between the federal government and the government of its constituent states,”  Puno …