Senator Win Gatchalian is urging President Rodrigo Duterte to certify as urgent three bills the lawmaker recently filed to ensure that public works projects will be started and completed within the calendar year.
Senator Win Gatchalian vowed to fight for the budget of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) and oppose any cuts to the funding of CHED’s Student Financial Assistance Programs (StuFAPs).
Senator Win Gatchalian wants to infuse new technology into the efforts to achieve 100-percent electrification in rural areas of the Philippines, especially in isolated islands and other remote areas.
The Senate Committee on Economic Affairs led by Senator Win Gatchalian is set to take an in-depth look into the potential impact that the proposed shift to federalism would have on the Philippine economy.
Senator Win Gatchalian has filed a bill to remove investment restrictions in a 78-year-old law that prevent foreign contractors from bidding on locally-funded government public works projects.
Senator Win Gatchalian called on newly minted Ombudsman Samuel Martires to investigate the alleged irregularities surrounding a deal forged between the Nayong Pilipino Foundation (NPF) and Landing Resorts Philippines Development Corporation (LRPDC) that could cost the government more than ₱25 billion in lost revenue over the next 50 years.