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PDP–Laban platform and policies

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Healthcare  ›  Healthcare Funding

Should the government increase spending on healthcare?

  Party’s support baseYes

Elections  ›  Criminal Politicians

Should a politician, who has been formerly convicted of a crime, be allowed to run for office?

  Party’s support baseNo, and disallow politicians that are under investigation for a crime

the Environment  ›  Environmental Regulation

Should the government increase environmental regulations on businesses to reduce carbon emissions?

  Party’s support baseYes

Transportation  ›  Public Transportation

Should the government increase spending on public transportation?

  Party’s support baseYes

Education  ›  University Tuition

Should tuition at public universities be free?

  Party’s support baseYes


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the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the national minimum wage?

  Party’s support baseYes

Immigration  ›  Deporting Criminal Immigrants

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime?

  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Flag Burning

Should it be illegal to burn the Filipino flag?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Environment  ›  Plastic Product Ban

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned?

  Party’s support baseYes

Crime  ›  Drug Trafficking Penalties

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Taxes

Should Philippines raise taxes on the rich?

  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  United Nations

Should Philippines maintain a presence at the United Nations?

  Party’s support baseYes, but scale back our current involvement

Domestic Policy  ›  Government Surveillance

Should the government be able to monitor phone calls and emails?

  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Drug Policy

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use?

  Party’s support baseNo

Social  ›  Death Penalty

Do you support the death penalty?

  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Abortion

What is your stance on abortion?

  Party’s support basePro-life

Healthcare  ›  Mental Health

Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment?

  Party’s support baseYes

Science  ›  Nuclear Energy

Do you support the use of nuclear energy?

  Party’s support baseYes

Elections  ›  Candidate Transparency

Should political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public?

  Party’s support baseYes

Immigration  ›  Citizenship Test

Should immigrants be required to pass a citizenship test to demonstrate a basic understanding of our country’s language, history, and government?

  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Military Spending

Should Philippines increase or decrease military spending?

  Party’s support baseIncrease

Elections  ›  Campaign Finance

Should corporations, unions, and non-profit organizations be allowed to donate to political parties?

  Party’s support baseNo

Elections  ›  Right of Foreigners to Vote

Should foreigners, currently residing in Philippines, have the right to vote?

  Party’s support baseNo, only legal citizens should be allowed to vote

Foreign Policy  ›  Mandatory Military Service

Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service?

  Party’s support baseYes

Healthcare  ›  Single-Payer Healthcare

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system?

  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Armed Teachers

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school?

  Party’s support baseNo, hire professionally trained security guards instead

Healthcare  ›  Marijuana

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana?

  Party’s support baseYes, but only for medical use

Crime  ›  Private Prisons

Should the government hire private companies to run prisons?

  Party’s support baseNo

Healthcare  ›  Safe Haven

Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals?

  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Social Media Regulation

Should the government regulate social media sites, as a means to prevent fake news and misinformation?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Corporate Tax

Should Philippines raise or lower the tax rate for corporations?

  Party’s support baseRaise

Social  ›  Gay Marriage

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Welfare Drug Testing

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs?

  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Gender Workplace Diversity

Should businesses be required to have women on their board of directors?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Environment  ›  Fracking

Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Government Pensions

Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Universal Basic Income

Do you support a universal basic income program?

  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Euthanasia

Should terminally ill patients be allowed to end their lives via assisted suicide?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Welfare

Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits?

  Party’s support baseFewer

the Environment  ›  Corporate Subsidies

Should cities be allowed to offer private companies economic incentives to relocate?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Offshore Banking

Should citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts?

  Party’s support baseYes

Immigration  ›  Dual Citizenship

Should immigrants to Philippines be allowed to hold dual citizenship status?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Tariffs

Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country?

  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Foreign Aid

Should Philippines increase or decrease foreign aid spending?

  Party’s support baseDecrease

Immigration  ›  Immigration Ban

Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into Philippines?

  Party’s support baseNo, but we should spend more to increase our border security

the Economy  ›  Bitcoin

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency?

  Party’s support baseNo