CONGRESSMEN will discuss priority measures with senators including a third stimulus package amid a coronavirus pandemic.
“We need to make sure that we have economic stimulus laws to help our country bounce back better from this pandemic,” House of Representatives Speaker Lord Allan Jay Q. Velasco said in a statement on Sunday. “The House is ready to sit down with the Senate to make sure that these measures become laws before we adjourn.”
Congress only has three weeks to work on legislation before it adjourns sine die on June 5.
The House will also prioritize proposed changes to the Constitution, amnesty to rebels and the creation of a Virology Science and Technology Institute, it said in social media post. — Gillian M. Cortez