Press Release / National Issues

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…

Opening Remarks During the Senate Probe on Boracay Woes

Transcript of Sen. Joel Villanueva’s opening remarks during the Senate probe on Boracay woes.

Statement of Support Nominating Whang-Od for Gawad sa Manlilikha ng Bayan

Villanueva's statement for PS Resolution No. 538 which nominates Whang-Od for Gawad sa Manlilikha ng Bayan

NFA’s Lapses in Rice Procurement

Sen. Joel Villanueva expressed alarm over the lapses and irregularities of the NFA when it comes to its…

Probe on Boracay’s Environmental Woes

Senator Joel Villanueva filed a resolution seeking to inquire and review the approval and monitoring process…

Villanueva Wants Mining Companies to Disclose Beneficial Ownership Information

Senator Joel Villanueva filed a resolution calling for an inquiry regarding the disclosure of beneficial ownership…

Urges Gov’t, Public to Insist on PH Rightful Claim Over West PH Sea Amid Ongoing…

Senator Joel Villanueva called on the government and the public to insist on our country’s rightful…

Hails Approval of ‘National Bible Day’ Bill on Third Reading

Senator Joel Villanueva hailed the approval on third reading of a bill declaring every last Monday of January…

Hails Approval on 2nd Reading of ‘National Bible Day' Bill

Senator Joel Villanueva hailed the Senate approval on second reading of a bill declaring every last Monday…

Holiday Rationalization as Senate OKs Bill Declaring January 23 'First PH Republic…

Senator Joel Villanueva called for holiday rationalization as the Senate approved on third and final…

Senate Approves on 2nd Reading Bill Declaring Jan 23 as 1st Philippine Republic

The Senate approved on second reading Senate Bill No. 1525 that seeks to declare January 23 of every year a…

Doubts Charter Change Will Solve Nation's Political, Economic Woes



Senator Joel Villanueva raised questions if Charter Change would indeed fix the country's most pressing problems.

DZMM Interview Regarding VAT, Automobile Tax, and Service Charge Bill

Transcript of Senator Joel Villanueva's DZMM (Pasada Sais Trenta) Interview regarding VAT, Automobile Tax,…

On Removed TRAIN Bill Provision Requiring Local Coal Producers to Pay Taxes

Senator Joel Villanueva expressed his dismay over the sudden removal of a provision in the bicameral report…

Bonifacio Day

We commemorate the bravery of one of our nation’s heroes—Andres Bonifacio. May his example ingrain…