Senator Win Gatchalian on Wednesday urged the national government to put into place a concrete plan to implement the cash transfer program meant to shield poor Filipinos from the inflationary effects of the proposed tax reform package, which is still pending legislative approval.
Senator Win Gatchalian on Tuesday vowed to fight for the inclusion of funding for the implementation of the proposed body camera policy for police anti-drug operatives during Senate deliberations on the 2018 national budget.
Unsatisfied by the "shallow" probe conducted by the National Electrification Administration (NEA), Senator Win Gatchalian has filed a Senate resolution to spark a more in-depth investigation into the frequent brownouts that continue to plague the province of Palawan.
In response to the suspected murder of 17-year old Kian Loyd "Ian" delos Santos at the hands of police anti-illegal drugs operatives, Senator Win Gatchalian on Monday said he would file a bill requiring policemen to wear body cameras to collect video footage of all drug raids implemented by authorities.
Senator Win Gatchalian has ordered the National Electrification Administration (NEA) to look into the liability of stakeholders in the spate of prolonged power outages that have plagued Palawan since the beginning of this year.
Senator Win Gatchalian is calling for the creation of a comprehensive energy efficiency and conservation policy framework as an innovative alternative approach to securing viable and affordable power nationwide.
Senator Win Gatchalian on Thursday expressed elation at the surprise signing into law of the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act.
Senator Win Gatchalian on Wednesday corrected the facts and figures presented by the economic team of President Rodrigo Duterte concerning the national legislature's push to institute a comprehensive free tuition program for post-secondary students.
The Senate has approved a scathing report detailing the dysfunctional state of the Philippine telecommunications industry, laying the groundwork for the passage of a series of landmark bills aimed at drastically improving the quality of telco services while also driving down the oppressive costs shouldered by consumers.