While summer is approaching fast, Senator Win Gatchalian is pushing for his proposal to have at least one lifeguard in all public swimming pools.
Following the Senate’s third and final reading approval of the Academic Recovery and Accessible Learning (ARAL) Program Act (Senate Bill No. 1604), learners nationwide will soon have access to well-systematized tutorial sessions and well-designed intervention plans that will address pandemic-related learning loss, Senator Win Gatchalian said.
Senator Win Gatchalian asked the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) to demonstrate its capability to respond to possible monetary crises and other financial challenges if it is tapped to provide capital for the Maharlika Investment Fund (MIF) and its own full capitalization is delayed.
Senator Win Gatchalian called for a more intensified fire prevention awareness campaign to prevent fire incidents as the country observes Fire Prevention Month this March.
Senator Win Gatchalian, the principal author of the Electric Vehicle Industry Development Act (EVIDA), said the short-term suspension of tariffs on electric vehicles (EVs) is necessary to support the development of the industry.
Though local government units have been seeking additional support for education funding, Senator Win Gatchalian flagged that the utilization of the Special Education Fund (SEF) remains low.
Senator Win Gatchalian said that the privatization of key government assets is a more logical source of the Maharlika Investment Fund (MIF) as this would shield key financial institutions from potential risks and unforeseen challenges.
Senator Win Gatchalian threw his support behind the energy department’s move to ensure the sufficiency of power supply in the country, at least in the short and medium term, by encouraging investments in the liquified natural gas (LNG) industry.
While Vice President and Secretary of Education Sara Duterte said she is looking forward to partnering with the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) to solve teachers’ loan obligations and contracts, Senator Win Gatchalian is pushing for the passage of a measure that prohibits unfair and abusive debt collection practices.