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Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on September, 1, 2017

Fix cash transfer program before tax reform approval – Gatchalian

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.

Public Order & Safety
by Win Gatchalian on August, 29, 2017

Gatchalian fights for body cam funds in 2018 budget

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.

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on August, 24, 2017

Gatchalian seeks Senate probe on frequent Palawan brownouts

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.

Public Order & Safety
by Win Gatchalian on August, 22, 2017

Gatchalian wants police body cams for drug war accountability

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.

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on August, 9, 2017

Gatchalian seeks solution to frequent Palawan brownouts

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.

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on August, 7, 2017

Gatchalian bats for national energy efficiency and conservation policy

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.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on August, 4, 2017

Free education law a “world-class reform” – Gatchalian

Senator Win Gatchalian on Thursday expressed elation at the surprise signing into law of the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on August, 3, 2017

Gatchalian corrects Duterte admin’s facts and figures on free higher education

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.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on August, 3, 2017

Senate approves Gatchalian report on dysfunctional PH telco sector

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.

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