Imee Marcos wants Senate probe on the national poverty situation


Ilocano Senator Imee Marcos is calling for a congressional investigation to determine the national poverty situation.

The politiko has filed Senate Resolution Number (SR) 6 directing the Committee on Economic Affairs – of which she is chairperson – to conduct the investigation, in aid of legislation.

Under SR 6, Marcos wants her panel to submit a report that would include findings on the “national, regional and provincial poverty maps, sector maps and performance scorecards; formulate a national poverty reduction policy framework; and prepare a strategic national poverty reduction plan.”

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