Sotto ‘glad’ over deletion of BBL’s anti-political dynasty provision

        Senate President Vicente Sotto III heaved a sigh of relief on Tuesday after a provision that would have allowed "mistresses" to run in public office has been stricken off the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL).   On Monday, the bicameral committee tasked to harmonize the two versions of the BBL rejected the anti-dynasty provision, which was only contained in Senate Bill 1717 but in the House of Representatives' version of the BBL or House Bill 6475.   READ: Bicam committee deletes proposed BBL's anti-political dynasty provision   "I'm glad they removed it," Sotto said in a text message to reporters Tuesday. ...

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