With poverty incidence in the country reaching almost 20 million in 2021 from more than 17 million in 2018, Senator Win Gatchalian urged the national government to promote inclusive growth and social protection to lift Filipinos out of poverty.
Amid the alarming level of learning poverty in the country, Senator Win Gatchalian has refiled a bill that seeks to institute a nationwide learning recovery program to address the impact of prolonged school closures because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
To improve the capacity of local government units (LGUs) in responding to disasters, Senator Win Gatchalian has filed a bill that seeks to expand the use of the Local Disaster Risk and Reduction Management (LDRRM) Fund.
Senator Win Gatchalian has filed a resolution expressing the Senate’s condolences and sympathy on the death of Lydia de Vega-Mercado, who was known as Asia’s Fastest Woman in the 1980s.
A great disservice to teachers. This is how Senator Win Gatchalian described the Procurement Service-Department of Budget and Management’s (PS-DBM) purchase of outdated and overpriced laptops, which ended up depriving teachers of much-needed equipment for teaching amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
Senator Win Gatchalian has filed a bill that seeks to provide a laptop for all K to 12 learners enrolled in public schools.
Senator Win Gatchalian welcomes the appointment of lawyer Monalisa Carneo Dimalanta as the new chairperson of the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC), replacing Atty. Agnes Devanadera who headed the agency for nearly five years.
Weeks before the new school year starts, Senator Win Gatchalian is seeking an inquiry on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic school closures, including recovery mechanisms for the basic education sector.
With gasoline pump prices up again this week, Senator Win Gatchalian said there is a need for Congress to look into the impact of the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine on the country’s energy security and affordability.