Secrets of Nograles House could be exposed by FOI

Jun. 07, 2010

By MALOU C. MANGAHAS, Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism

What secrets of the House of Representatives under Speaker Prospero Nograles will escape public scrutiny after Congress’s failed effort to ratify the Freedom of Information Act last Friday?

Many have asked that question after noting that Nograles himself had co-authored House Bill No. 3732, the lower chamber’s version of the FOI bill, which was authored by a full two-thirds or 181 of about 220 House members. Continue reading

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