As the Senate continues floor deliberations on the landmark Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), Senator Win Gatchalian is pushing for amendments to ensure that contentious provisions regulating the terms of office of Bangsamoro elective local officials are consistent with the Constitution.
Senator Win Gatchalian is pushing the Department of Transportation (DOTr) to take immediate action based on the findings and recommendations of the independent auditor, as to whether the controversial Dalian trains are suitable for use on the Metro Rail Transit-3 (MRT-3) rail line.
Senator Win Gatchalian is calling on the National Housing Authority (NHA) to devise a “friendly” house rebuilding package for more than 8,000 displaced families in the Most Affected Area (MAA) of the war-torn city of Marawi.
Senator Win Gatchalian said local government units with jurisdiction over key tourism destinations around the country should not wait for another "environmental nightmare" before enforcing environmental laws and regulations, stressing that the environmental woes that Boracay is currently facing were compounded by the neglect of government officials over the years.
After listening to the opinions voiced by stakeholders during public consultations on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law held in Muslim Mindanao over the past few days, Senator Win Gatchalian said it is apparent that the BBL is supported by a majority of the potential constituents of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region.
To ensure undisrupted preparations for the upcoming elections, Senator Win Gatchalian called on President Rodrigo Duterte to immediately appoint new members of the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) after two of its senior commissioners, Christian Robert Lim and Arthur Lim, retired today.
Senator Win Gatchalian is calling on the leadership of both chambers of Congress to present a “realistic and workable timetable” for the push for charter change which would pave the way for the country’s shift to a federal form of government.
Senator Win Gatchalian has called on the top executives of Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) to tender their resignations following the controversy on the agency's Christmas Party spending amounting to 6-million pesos.
As the battle between government forces and the Maute terrorist group rages on in Marawi City, Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the national government to act swiftly in laying the groundwork for a long-term recovery and rehabilitation program which will revitalize the war-torn city and help its citizens rebuild their lives.