Kalinga lawmaker promises continuity of development momentum

TABUK CITY, Kalinga -- Representative Allen Jesse Mangaoang promised to work hard for the passage of vital laws of local application and to accomplish in the House of Representatives the unfinished legislative business of his predecessor to continue the development momentum.

u201cMuch has been accomplished by former Congressman Manuel Agyao but, there’s also much to be done,” he said adding he will re-file bills, which were not enacted during the 16th Congress.

He particularly mentioned House Bill 4825, which seeks to establish the Kalinga Museum and Cultural Heritage Center and House Bill 02021 for the creation of the Chico River Development Authority.

He said he will work for the elevation of roads to national category so that they will be improved to hasten the mobility of people, and lure investors and tourists.

Annex secondary campuses, he said shall also be converted to national high schools. He also vowed to continue providing scholarship grants to indigent students.

Mangaoang also committed to help curb the proliferation of illegal drugs in the province.

u201cSince my plans jibes with the 10-point economic development agenda of Pres. Duterte, we shall be working hand in hand with the line agencies and local government units fund their programs and projects and together clean the illegal drug menace,” he said. (JDP/PAB-PIA CAR, Kalinga)

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