9 solons from Negros Island file bill to expand region
BACOLOD CITY — Nine Negros Island representatives filed a bill seeking the creation of an expanded Negros Island Region (NIR) before the House of Representatives on Wednesday.
House Bill 1446 seeks to create Region 6-B composed of the provinces of Negros Occidental, Negros Oriental, and Siquijor.
Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri on Wednesday also filed a bill seeking the creation of the NIR composed of Negros Occidental and Oriental.
The expanded NIR bill in the Lower House was introduced by Rep.