The House committee on Judiciary and Governmental Operations is set to investigate the Department of Public Safety in the wake of recent incidents in the prison, including a spate of jailbreaks and a 14-hour siege staged by inmates that heavily damaged the facility.
Felipe Q. Atalig, administrator of the Coastal Resources Management Office, has been suspended indefinitely by Gov. Pedro P. Tenorio in swift reaction to allegations of sexual harassment brought against the official by his employee.
Government finance officials are finding ways to raise approximately $400,000 in additional funds to cover expenses for the planned increase in government health insurance premiums, according to Gov. Pedro P. Tenorio.