Genuine agrarian reform


HOUSE committee on agrarian reform chair Rep. Rene Relampagos of the First District of Bohol (upper left photo) presides on Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, the deliberation on House Bill 555 authored by Rep. Ariel “Ka Ayik” Casilao seeking to provide a true agrarian reform geared towards free land distribution among qualified beneficiaries. The committee also discussed House Bill 5652 filed by Rep. Roger Mercado seeking to transfer the Provincial Agrarian Reform Office in Sogod, Southern Leyte  to Maasin City. Others present during the meeting were Reps. Sarah Jane Elago (Partylist, KABATAAN), Wilter Wee Palma II (1st District, Zamboanga Sibugay), Anna Katrina Enverga (1st District, Quezon) and Arnolfo Teves, Jr. (3rd District, Negros Oriental).