Press Release / National Issues

On the bicam approval of the Bangsamoro Basic Law

Senator Joel Villanueva’s statement on the bicam approval of the Bangsamoro Basic Law.

On the signing of Anti-Hazing Act of 2018

Senator Joel Villanueva's statement on the signing of Anti-Hazing Act of 2018.

On full inclusion of indigenous peoples’ rights into the BBL

Senator Joel Villanueva called for the full inclusion of the rights of the indigenous peoples into the proposed…

On Duterte’s move to certify Universal Health Coverage Bill as urgent

Senator Joel Villanueva lauds President Rodrigo Duterte’s move to certify Universal Health Coverage Bill…

On Ensuring Free Exercise of Religion in Bangsamoro Government

Senator Joel Villanueva stressed the importance of exercising freedom of religion in the proposed Bangsamoro…

On provisional jeepney fare hike

Senator Joel Villanueva’s statement on provisional jeepney fare hike.

On 5.2% inflation rate

Senator Joel Villanueva’s statement on 5.2% inflation rate.

Villanueva lauds signing into law of amendments to NIPAS

Senator Joel Villanueva lauds the signing into law of a significant measure that would safeguard our protected…

On Supreme Court denial of Sereno’s motion for reconsideration

Senator Joel Villanueva’s statement on Supreme Court denial of Sereno’s motion for reconsideration.

On SC Ruling to Oust Sereno

Senator Joel Villanueva’s statement on Supreme Court ruling to oust Sereno.

Araw ng Kagitingan Message

Senator Joel Villanueva’s Araw ng Kagitingan message.

On Signing of Law Declaring Jan. 23 as First PH Republic

Senator Joel Villanueva lauded the signing of Republic Act 11014 declaring January 23 of every year a special…

On Rumors Duterte Axed Aguirre, SC’s Move to Review Oplan Tokhang

On rumors regarding Duterte axed Aguirre and on Supreme Court's move to review Oplan Tokhang.

On Refund-Deposit Scheme to Curb PH Plastic Waste

Senator Joel Villanueva sought the passage of a law which aims to improve the country's waste disposal management…

Implementation of environmental laws don’t require Boracay closure; Hit violators…

Senator Joel Villanueva suggested a more practical solution in resolving Boracay’s woes instead of a…

Manifestation on the Budget Reform Bill

Senator Joel Villanueva on Budget Reform Bill to strengthen govt's accountability for its use of people's budget.

On Passage of ‘Standard of Care’ Bill for Patients with Bleeding Disorders

Senator Joel Villanueva reiterated his call for the passage of a measure seeking to provide a "standard of…

Explanation of Vote on Bill Creating a National ID System

Senator Joel Villanueva's explanation of vote on bill creating a national ID system.

"Enhanced Universal Health Care Bill to expand Philhealth benefits, provide…

Senator Joel Villanueva emphasized the immediate passage of a measure aimed at improving the Philhealth benefits…

On DENR, Local Officials Over Boracay Environmental Woes

Senator Joel Villanueva pinpointed the lapses in the guidelines of the DENR - Environmental Management Bureau…