Senator Joel “Tesdaman” Villanueva has expressed his desire to run for senator again for the 2022 senatorial election

October 3, 2021 People's Journal 269 views

This was announced by re-electionist Senator Villanueva at the launch of Tulong Trabaho Scholarship Program.

That will benefit approximately 40,000 or more for this year to revive our economy.

Villanueva said that just like the soldiers our government trains in preparation for war, we also need to prepare our workers so that our economy can continue to rise and improve.

The re-electionist Villanueva intends to be re-elected to create more laws that will provide protection to our workers.

Villanueva also wants to promote job creation, provide adequate education for every citizen, adequate and proper services to all citizens, dignity of every one and the advancement of every Filipino.

Villanueva was elected in 2016 as a senator after coming second among the winning senators and garnering 18,459,222 votes but even before being elected Villanueva served as Director General of TESDA from 2010 to 2015.

And after being elected, some of Villanueva’s bills that became a law and he was also the main author were: ‘Doktor para sa Bayan; Work from Home law; Tulong Trabaho law; Job Safety and Health Standards; at First-time Jobseekers Assistance Act.’

Currently, Villanueva has filed 500 bills since the senator took office and 82 of them have all become law.

And two of them will soon become law and these are the Magna Carta of Filipino Seafarers and the Department of Migrant Workers and Overseas Filipinos that are expected to be passed by the congress before the end of the year.

Villanueva was also the youngest legislator elected in 2002 as a representative of the Citizens ’Battle Against Corruption (CIBAC).

And apart from his passion for the game of basketball, he also twice represented our country in such tournaments.