PolWonk is a conjugation of three words policy, political and wonk which, in various aspects have been associated with the career and training she had over the years. PolWonk sums up her interests and advocacies. It is a weekly column, appearing every Fridays, in The Lobbyist

PolWonk is a conjugation of three words policy, political and wonk which, in various aspects have been associated with the career and training she had over the years. PolWonk sums up her interests and advocacies. It is a weekly column, appearing every Fridays, in The Lobbyist.
 

“Parliamentary immunity is a legal instrument which inhibits legal action, measures of investigation, and law enforcement in civil or criminal matters against members of the legislature.”

"When accountability and transparency are bartered for the convenience of partisan politics, it does not strengthen institutions."

"Every Filipino has now a fighting chance to complete tertiary education."

 "Until we are able to break the monopolistic economic behaviors of those who wield  power, government would remain a neutral player in the market."

Anonymous, off-the-record, not authorized to talk and no attribution are just some of the ways to hide the use of multiple sources in writing news. 

 "SN 312 should be part of the so-called Legacy Agenda of President Duterte."

 "Foreign policy is made and laid out by the president, not the Defense Secretary or the Foreign Affairs Secretary."

"[T]here is the issue of sovereign right viz sovereignty over Benham."

 Internet connection is king

Why not make mandatory for all candidates to say, “I approve of this message” in all their ads whether paid personally or by the party.

Because Congress has decided to limit its authority to the grant of franchise, it has delimited its exercise of police power over franchisees.

The primary objective of all grants of franchise is to benefit the public; the rights or interests of the franchisee, are secondary.