Press Release

STATEMENT OF REP. JOEY SARTE SALCEDA ON THE APPOINTMENT OF SEC. REX GATCHALIAN TO THE DSWD

I congratulate my colleague Rep. Rex Gatchalian for his designation as Secretary of the Department of Social Welfare and Development. He is obsessed with results. He will get things done. When I was Governor of Albay, Valenzuela was one of our toughest competitors for awards for good governance. Secretary Gatchalian has been one of the […]

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Salceda: National Measurement System to boost PH global trade, protect consumers

House Ways and Means Chair Joey Sarte Salceda (Albay, 2nd district), principal author of House Bill No. 635 or the “National Measurement System Modernization Act,” says that a strong framework for standardizing measurements in the country will boost the Philippines’ trade with the world and bolster consumer protection. The proposal will create a national measurement […]

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Salceda thanks PBBM, Romualdez, Zubiri for commitment to pass CDC, Virology Institute charters by first quarter of 2023

House Ways and Means Chair Joey Sarte Salceda (Albay, 2nd district) thanked Senate President Juan Miguel Zubiri for the Senate leader’s commitment to pass the charters of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Virology Institute of Science and Technology within the first quarter of 2023, following a “high-level meeting” between the Senate […]

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Salceda sees connection between egg price hikes and smuggling of frozen chicken meat; House tax chair warns of malnutrition if egg prices become unaffordable

House Ways and Means Chair Joey Sarte Salceda (Albay, 2nd district) says that he believes that the smuggling of frozen meat is causing domestic farms to reduce total poultry populations, resulting in egg supply levels “not enough to undercut abuses in the trading sector.” “It’s still mostly a trading problem, given that farmgate is still […]

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