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Dumaguete City, PhilippinesTuesday, July 24, 2012
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Belmonte rallies House to act on
RH, FOI, and Cha-cha bills

MANILA – House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. yesterday formally opened the third regular session of the House of Representatives hours before President Benigno Aquino III delivered his State of the Nation Address before a joint session of Congress later in the afternoon.

Belmonte said that while the second regular session ended on a high note, he urged his colleagues to redouble their efforts in the last regular session to complete the vital reforms initiated by the House to propel the country towards higher growth, chief among them are the bills on Reproductive Health, Freedom of Information and Charter Change.

Among the landmark measures p