Bigger Discounts for Pol Ads Might Not Be Implemented This Year

COMELEC spokesman and director for planning James Jimenez said that the bigger discounts given to candidates for their political advertisements on television and radio might not yet get implemented in this year’s elections. The law (R. A. No. 11207) increasing the discounts for political advertisements to 50 percent for television and 40 percent for radio was signed last February 14 and published in the Official…