Vice President Sara Duterte Carpio, Davao City First Congressional District Representative Paolo Duterte, and Davao City Mayor Sebastian Duterte find time out from their busy schedules to celebrate Christmas with their mother, Elizabeth Zimmerman, and their children, in Davao City.
P2,000 monthly subsidy proposed for parents of kids with disabilities
QUEZON CITY - Lawmakers led by Davao City First Congressional District Representative Paolo Duterte have pushed for the swift approval of a measure that aims to grant parents of children with disabilities (CWDs) a P2,000 monthly subsidy from the government.
House Bill 6743 filed by Duterte, Benguet Rep. Eric Yap, and ACT-CIS Partylist Reps. Edvic Yap and Jeffrey Soriano outlines the requirements for parents of disabled children to qualify for the subsidy and mandates the creation of a database of all CWDs to be able to effectively implement this proposed law.
Citing a study by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) done in coordination with the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), the bill’s authors pointed out that expenses for raising a CWD is 40 to 80 percent higher than that for other kids without disabilities.
PZD to file charges against "fixers"
DAVAO CITY - First Congressional District Representative Paolo Z. Duterte has issued his latest warning against so-called fixers using the name of the First Congressional District Office in their nefarious activities.
Recently, the young congressman received information that a woman claiming to be an employee of the office had been "recruiting" people that need medical assistance from the government thru the congressional office.
The fixer was claiming that the congressional office will be releasing P30,000 medical assistance with P3,000 automatically going to the fixer.