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Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on September, 11, 2017

Gatchalian: Let’s develop Marawi into economic powerhouse

Senator Win Gatchalian over the weekend urged the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) to fast-track the formulation of a detailed plan-of-action to jumpstart the local economy of Marawi City, expressing optimism in the city's potential to become a regional economic powerhouse.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on September, 10, 2017

Gatchalian urges CHED to fast-track accreditation of LUCs

Senator Win Gatchalian on Friday urged the Commission on Higher Education to fast-track the evaluation and accreditation of local universities and colleges to unlock their potential in producing highly-educated graduates with skill sets to match the primary needs of local economies.

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on September, 6, 2017

Palawan power stakeholders must answer for brownouts – Gatchalian

The Senate Committee on Energy will pursue all possible legal remedies to hold accountable the parties responsible for the continuing power interruptions in many parts of Palawan, Senator Win Gatchalian said on Wednesday.

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on September, 6, 2017

Gatchalian asks HOR to reconsider P1000 ERC budget

Senator Win Gatchalian appealed to the House of Representatives to reconsider its decision to drastically cut the 2018 budget of the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) as he cautioned his fellow legislators of its potentially devastating impact on the stability of the power sector.

Public Order & Safety
by Win Gatchalian on September, 4, 2017

Gatchalian: Fast access to CCTV footage bolsters prosecution of crimes

Senator Win Gatchalian believes law enforcement authorities should have access within 24 hours to information from Closed-Circuit Television Videos (CCTVs) to speed up criminal investigations.

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on September, 1, 2017

Gatchalian champions world-class PH energy think tank

Senator Win Gatchalian on Wednesday sponsored Senate Bill No. 1574 creating the Philippine Energy Research and Policy Institute (PERPI), a world-class think tank meant to bridge research and policy gaps in fostering greater energy security, equity, and sustainability within the archipelago.

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.