Attended the Committee on Trade, Commerce and Entrepreneurship where we tackled the resolution I filed regarding the status of the Philippine Steel Industry. Iron and steel industry is a vital component in achieving inclusive economic growth and national development. It is also widely considered one of the drivers of industrialization and a major backbone of industries in the country.

Also presided over the Committee on Finance as chair of SubCommittee F on the proposed 2019 budget of the Department of Transportation and its attached agencies.