"Education shall be the comparative advantage of our youth so that they can have a better future." According to Congressman Roman T. Romulo who is also running for a senatorial seat this elections.
But who is Cong. Roman T. Romulo?
To those that reside in Pasig, he is commonly known as their beloved Congressman that was able to grant access to a lot of progress for their city. To the Filipino youth seeking a chance, he is the author of UNIFast and Iskolar ng Bayan Law that gives free education to those that would like to obtain their college degree. And to the common Filipino he is the husband of former Valenzuela councilor Shalani Soledad-Romulo.
But beyond these, there is more to know about Roman Romulo that voters need to know as well.
Roman Romulo was also the Chairman of the Committee on Higher and Technical Education of the House of Representatives. And for the three years he was the Chairman, Roman Romulo was able to provide relevant and meaningful reforms in the tertiary education.
Roman Romulo was able to pass laws that paved the way to more scholarships and access to better quality education with Iskolar ng Bayan and UNIFast Law.
Iskolar ng Bayan would be able to send the top 10 students from public high schools to the state university with their tuition fees and other fees needed by the student.
Unifast Law is just a new law that was signed last October 2015 that gives a better chance for students to be granted student loans and the only requirement is if they are unable to be sent to college by their family.
Roman Romulo was able have committee hearings to investigate on the impact of K-12, the rehabilitation of State Colleges and Universities that were hit by typhoon Yolanda and other calamities, the increase of plantilla positions for our faculty and the release of salary promotions for the faculty, among others.
And also the attendance to Board Meetings of SUCs to guarantee compliance with laws, CMOs on every project/ proposal especially those relating to students' rights and procurement for transparency and accountability.
There is really more to Roman Romulo that people do need to know this coming elections. As a strong believer that education is the key for one’s success, Roman Romulo is aiming to get more laws that is able to send more Filipino youth to college once he is in the senate.
Get to know Roman Romulo better by visiting http://romanromulo.com and visiting Roman Romulo’s official Facebook Page.