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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.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on August, 2, 2017

Gatchalian fights for PHP 15B budget for free SUC tuition

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.

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

Gatchalian pushes bill to legitimize and regulate Grab, Uber

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.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on July, 28, 2017

Senate ready to pass economic reforms – Gatchalian

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).