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by Win Gatchalian on September, 20, 2019

Inquiry on DOE’s energy security plans following ARAMCO attack needed

Senator Win Gatchalian wants to look into the Department of Energy’s (DOE) plans to ensure adequate oil supply in the Philippines following the attack on Saudi Arabian Oil Company’s (ARAMCO) key facilities last week.

by Win Gatchalian on September, 19, 2019

Removal of investment barriers to PH-funded gov’t infra projects pushed

Senator Win Gatchalian wants to champion greater competition on locally-funded government public works projects by amending restriction’s in the country’s 78-year-old law.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on September, 16, 2019

Budget for teachers’ salary increase already available

Senator Win Gatchalian says he already found the P54 billion needed to fund his bill raising the salaries of teachers by two salary grades.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on September, 12, 2019

Senate Committee on Trade acts on Parking Fees Regulation Act

A bill which seeks to protect consumers against the imposition of unreasonable and exorbitant parking fees by owners of malls, hospitals schools, and other establishments has started moving in the Senate.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on September, 12, 2019

Amendments to the Contractors’ License Law pushed

To put foreign contractors on equal footing with their local counterparts, drive down costs in the construction industry, and bring in new technology, Senator Win Gatchalian wants to amend the 54-year-old Contractors’ License Law.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on September, 9, 2019

Earlier retirement age for gov’t workers pushed

Senator Win Gatchalian has a filed a bill to reduce the optional and compulsory retirement ages of government workers by five years.

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on September, 2, 2019

Senate Energy Committee grills DOE on Total Electrification Program

The Senate Committee on Energy chaired by Senator Win Gatchalian has grilled the Department of Energy (DOE) on the status of electrification of the country as the committee started the hearing on a bill that will spur microgrid development in unserved and underserved areas nationwide.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on August, 28, 2019

Stop corruption in PhilHealth first before raising excise taxes on alcohol

Senator Win Gatchalian wants corruption in the state-run Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) to be completely eradicated first before the Senate pass a measure seeking to raise excise taxes on alcohol products.

Public Order & Safety
by Win Gatchalian on August, 28, 2019

Age of consent should be raised to 18 years

Senator Win Gatchalian wants to raise the minimum age of sexual consent from 12 years old to 18 years old for statutory rape.

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