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Vice Gov. Lacson Hints on 2019 Poll Scenario

Negros Occidental Vice Governor Eugenio Jose “Bong” Lacson yesterday hinted on the more likely political scenario in the province in 2019.

Lacson, acknowledged as the “strongest successor” for governor in 2019, said Friday’s meeting between him and 3rd District Congressman Alfredo Abelardo “Albee” Benitez, along with other Love Negros (LN) officials, was a positive one.

Bong Brings Down Own ‘Oversized’ Tarps

With the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) admitting that it lacks manpower to go after illegally posted campaign materials, Negros Occidental Vice Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson said he had voluntarily brought down the large tarpaulin bearing his photos in Bacolod’s major streets.

Mayor Monico Puentevella being mobbed by his supporters during the MKK Partido Bacolod grand opening salvo last Monday, March 28, 2016 at the Bacolod Public Plaza*.

Strong Lobby Needed for 2017 NIR Budget - VG

The Negros Island Region (NIR) needs all the help it can get from its congress-men, party-list represen-tatives and senators to push for the retention of its budget in the proposed 2017 national budget, Negros Occidental Vice Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson said yesterday.

“We do not know the rea-sons for the slashing of the budget but our congressmen shoud lead the lobby,” Lacson said.

The Vice Governor said he was informed by Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr. of the matter.

‘Surrenderees Responsibility of National, Local Govts.’

The thousands of drug personalities who have surrendered to authorities is a responsibility of both the national and local government units, Negros Occidental Vice Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson said yesterday.

“We should do our share,” the Vice Governor said in reference to the LGUs.

Lacson also assured the public that the provincial government is supporting the intensified campaign against illegal drugs launched by the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte.

Vice Gov. Lacson Joins Supporters on Bid for 2nd Term

Re-electionist Negros Occidental Vice Governor Jose Eugenio “Bong” Lacson yesterday joined his supporters for his second term bid, while rallying support for his partymates running for various positions in the May 9 polls.

VG Lacson attended the 6:30 AM mass yesterday at San Diego Pro Cathedral with the group of Silay City mayoralty candidate Mark Golez, vice mayoralty candidate Joedith Gallego, and councilors.