Senator Win Gatchalian scored the Department of Transportation (DOTr) after transportation officials admitted they did not consult airlines in making the Greater Metro Manila Airport Strategy, which seeks to develop three additional airports in the Greater Metro Manila area to solve the overcapacity problem of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).
Senator Win Gatchalian has been designated by Senate Committee on Education, Arts, and Culture chair Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero as chairperson of the Senate Subcommittee tasked to hear Senate Resolution No. 675, which seeks an inquiry, in aid of legislation, into the current state of the Philippine education system and the efficacy and effectiveness of existing education laws and policies.
Senator Win Gatchalian stressed the need to safeguard the mental health of teachers, especially those who often work extended hours.
Senator Win Gatchalian is pushing for the passage of legislation authorizing the use of the ₱207-billion Malampaya Fund to pay off the stranded contract costs and stranded debt of the National Power Corporation (Napocor), which he said would provide consumer savings for Filipino households on the monthly electricity bill.
Senator Win Gatchalian led the public hearing on Senate Bill No. 1938 or the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Act of 2018, which aims to institutionalize the country’s highest social and economic development planning and policy coordinating body.
Senator Win Gatchalian hopes that the short-term solutions airport authorities are working on to decongest the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) would focus on “the simple things” that would have a big impact on airline performance and improve passenger convenience.
Senator Win Gatchalian is calling for the swift implementation of energy sector reforms amid growing consumer uproar over high electricity rates in the country.
Senator Win Gatchalian is pushing for the abolition of the National Food Authority (NFA) to spare taxpayers from the burden of subsidizing the "inefficient and unproductive" operations of the embattled agency.