Senator Sonny Angara
Senator Sonny Angara is among the most persevering and beneficial individuals from Congress, having supported or wrote in excess of 200 laws in his about two many years of administration as a lawmaker.
Like his folks, previous Senate President Edgardo Angara and instructor Gloria Manalang, Sen. Sonny esteems training as a device for battling neediness. He has attempted to broaden access to instruction, pushing for the section of the Free College Law, which makes educational cost free all state colleges and schools (SUCs) and select nearby colleges and universities (LUC); the Unified Student Financial Assistance System Act (UNIFAST) which guarantees that grants go to poor and meriting understudies; and the Student Fare Discount, which extends the admission benefits given to understudies to cover open transportation ashore, rail, and water, even air.
He is additionally one of the creators of the Universal Kindergarten Law, the Ladderized Education Act, the Open Learning and Distance Education Act, Youth Entrepreneurship Act, the law incorporating Moro history in the school educational plan, and a few laws making colleges in remote territories.
Senator Sonny Angara additionally pushed for laws that improve human services benefits all through the nation. He co-wrote and co-supported the Universal Healthcare Law which gives medicinal services inclusion to all Filipinos as well as grows accessible PhilHealth bundles to cover free registration and research facility tests. To enhance the subsidizing of this wellbeing measure, Senator Sonny battled to establish the law expanding the extract charge on tobacco items.
He additionally composed the Healthy Nanay and Bulilit Act (or the First 1,000 Days Law), and the National Integrated Cancer Control Act. Among the wellbeing estimates he keeps on upholding are the free dialysis for the poor bill, and the bill making a dental center in each country wellbeing unit.
Senator Sonny Angara accepts that with the correct chances, Filipinos can try sincerely and manufacture better lives for themselves and their friends and family. Subsequently, he composed enactment to guarantee economical occupations and nice working conditions, among which incorporate the law making Public Employment Service Offices (PESO) across the nation; and the JobStart Law and the reconsidered Special Program for the Employment of Students (SPES) to help ease youth joblessness.
He supported for higher laborers’ salary, pushing for the law raising the duty exception for thirteenth month pay and different rewards, and the measure that brought down and rearranged annual assessments. He likewise supported the law fortifying the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) to give more prominent OFW portrayal and advantages, the Seafarers Protection Act, and the law that made OFW balikbayan boxes tax-exempt.
Sen. Sonny’s drives additionally incorporate estimates that champion ladies (the Magna Carta of Women, Expanded Maternity Leave); secure senior residents (The Expanded Senior Citizens Act, National Commission of Senior Citizens) and people with handicaps (Expanded Benefits and Privileges of PWDs); and help the casual division (Magna Carta for Workers in the Informal Economy bill).
Sen. Sonny is effectively pushing for more prominent help for Filipino competitors. He supported the law that gave greater money impetuses and advantages to winning national competitors and mentors, and remembered competitors with incapacities for the award of motivating forces. He likewise supported laws which made the Philippine Sports Training Center—the national preparing office for our national competitors—and set up sports institutes and preparing focuses in different urban areas and regions for sharpening the aptitudes of youthful competitors all through the nation.