"The great years of Senate- House of Representatives cooperation in the mid-1990s produce some of the 200 pieces of economic and social legislation in the Fidel Ramos presidency.
Senate President Ernesto Maceda and I as Speaker of the House worked relentlessly to advance the causes of the nation. The Filipino people will miss him".
- June 20 Statement of former Speaker Jose de Venecia, who served almost five terms as Speaker of the House, from New York on his way to Mexico City on a speaking engagement. Speaker de Venecia has been known for his moniker' JDV.