COOP-NATCCO Partylist representative Anthony Bravo. BICOLTODAY.COM PHOTO
By Angel Ayala and Joey Natividad
SORSOGON CITY, 19Sept2014 (BicolToday.com) — If God permits, another Sorsoganon might become a Senator aside from Senator Chiz Escudero.
COOP-NATCCO partylist Representative Anthony Bravo stood out among other 25 party-list pro-Administration coalition members when he raised the possibility of a party-list representative to join the administration Senatorial team for 2016.
Among the coalition of party-list groups supporting the Aquino Administration, it was Bravo from the Bicol Region who explored the idea.
Bravo’s home province is Sorsogon.
This cropped up after Roxas meeting with the party-list coalition members to discuss various issues needed for legislation.
The Liberal Party has been head-hunting to complete its 2016 senatorial team.
Roxas is reported the Liberal Party’s horse for the 2016 Presidential race.
In the opposite fence is Vice-President Jejomar Binay also eyeing for the top executive post, while other potential contenders have not yet come out in the open in the present.
About 25 party-list solons attended the Roxas meeting for discussion of various issues, such as to clarify items in the 2015 DILG budget and to express support for the Grassroots Participatory Budgeting Program (GPBP).
A source informed online-news BicolToday.com that COOP NATCCO party-list Rep. Anthony Bravo raised the question if Roxas consider a party-list representative to be part of his senatorial line up in 2016.
Roxas responded favorably to Bravo’s idea expressing openness to party-list group’s participation in the 2016 polls, the source confided to this online news.
COOP-NATCCO, a well-organized group of cooperatives nationwide has grassroots-base network of cooperatives which can deliver a sizeable bulk of the needed votes in 2016.