Baguio City Representative Mark Go has already filed nine bills in the first few days of his new term.
The Baguio politiko said the first nine bills are of both local and national significance.
“On July 3 and 4, we have filed our first 9 bills of local and national significance in the 18th Congress, most of which were our important bills approved on 3rd and Final Reading in the 17th Congress,” Go said.
Among the local bills he filed were the creation of the Baguio, La Trinidad, Itogon, Sablan, Tuba and Tublay Development Authority (BLISTTDA), full rehabilitation and maintenance of Kennon Road, and the declaration of Burnham Park as a National Heritage Park.
Go also filed measures on requiring trees to be planted for every child born, increasing Service Incentive Leave (SIL) from 5 to 10 days, providing social security and welfare benefits to golf caddies and other related service workers, advancing Elderlies Privileges, mandating free dialysis treatment, as well as the Barangay Road Development (BRD) Program.
“As I have said, you voted for a working congressman and a working congressman is what you will get,” he said.
“It is again time to roll up our sleeves and get down to work,” Go added.