Senator Win Gatchalian on Wednesday vowed to fight for the allocation of PHP 15 billion in the 2018 national budget to fund the continuation of the free tuition program in state universities and colleges (SUCS) as the Senate prepares to begin budget deliberations.
Sen. Win Gatchalian is calling for immediate Senate discussions on pending measures related to transportation network vehicle services (TNVS) in the country, as he stressed the need for legislative action to end the worsening blame-game between the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) and ride-hailing companies and operators.
Senator Win Gatchalian has expressed confidence that the Senate would be ready to act on priority legislation which will complement the economic agenda outlined by President Rodrigo Duterte during his second State of the Nation Address (SONA).
Senator Win Gatchalian on Monday said he appreciated the prioritization of peace and security concerns during the second State of the Nation Address of President Rodrigo Duterte.
Sen. Win Gatchalian believes the proposed national identification (ID) system will help expand the coverage of the government’s conditional cash transfer program for impoverished households.
Senator Win Gatchalian is asserting the need for strong government support in harnessing the full potential of the country’s indigenous energy resources to build a stable and sustainable supply of affordable electricity.
Senator Win Gatchalian over the weekend expressed optimism that prospective players will be encouraged to invest in the Philippine energy market as the government jumpstarts the implementation of vital reforms to eliminate red tape in the energy sector.
The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) should drum up executive support for proposed legislation seeking the mandatory registration of prepaid subscriber identity module (SIM) cards, Senator Win Gatchalian has said.
Senator Win Gatchalian is calling for an immediate end to the Muslim identification (ID) card system being implemented in certain towns in Tarlac province to screen potential security threats as a result of the ongoing conflict in Marawi City.