House ok’s CARP extension,
four from Neg. Occ. vote no
BY CARLA GOMEZ
The House of Representatives by a vote of 211-13 with two abstaining late last night approved the extension of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program for five more years, Rep. Jose Carlos Lacson (Neg. Occ., 3rd District) and Rep. Genaro Alvarez (Neg. Occ., 6th District) said.
Lacson, Alvarez , Rep. Alfredo Marañon III (Neg. Occ., 2nd District) and Rep. Jeffrey Ferrer (Neg. Occ., 4th District) voted no to the extension.
Marañon said he voted no to be consistent with his statement that there should be no compulsory acquisition and that all funds should be spent for support services.