PERFORMERS. Kansilayan National High School of Murcia performed at the Tinabuay Festival 2017 and will represent the town at the kasadyahan in Iloilo in January.*
( Ronnie Baldonado photo )
For the third time in his political career, Gov. Roel Degamo was dismissed Thursday by the Ombudsman for alleged grave abuse of authority, two had been reversed by the Court of Appeals.
He is now hoping for the third reversal.
The first reversal involved the complaint filed by June Vincent Gaudan on the advance payment of the calamity fund, second was the complaint filed by Board Member Jessica Villanueva regarding the progress billing, also of the Sendong fund, and this case filed by former Board Member Butchoy Saycon.
Poll raps vs.
BY CHRYSEE SAMILLANO
The House of Representatives Electoral Tribunaldismissed the election protest filed against Bacolod Rep. Greg Gasataya by defeated congressional candidate Jude Thaddeus Sayson, for being insufficient in form and substance.
This was after the Tribunal granted Gasataya's motion for reconsideration dated June 5 and reconsidered Resolution No. 17-093 dated March 2, which denied his affirmative defense raised in his Answer with Special Affirmative Defenses and Counterclaims dated Oct. 18, 2016. .
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Bacolod accepting payments
for 2018 real property taxes
The Bacolod City Assessor's Office has started accepting payments for real property taxes for 2018 since Monday, City Assessor Maphilindo Polvora said yesterday.
Those who want to avail of the 20 percent discount can start paying at the City Assessor's Office, he said.