Congressman Greg Gasataya

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The Bacolod-Silay Airport in Negros Occidental is one of five airports in the country that will be included in the inquiry for privatization plan.

Bacolod Congressman Greg Gasataya said, under the proposed plan, concession agreement to maintain and operate said airports will be for 30 years.

The proposal to conduct congressional inquiry in aid of legislation was the result of a hearing by the committee on transportation regarding the planned privatization of the five airports.

Leonardia Requests Cong Gasataya to Amend Charter Day Law

There is urgency to amend Republic Act No. 7724, otherwise known as the commemoration of Bacolod City Charter Day, that Mayor Evelio Leonardia requested Cong. Greg Gasataya to file a bill amending Republic Act No. 7724, that “erroneously set a wrong date for the celebration of the Charter Day of Bacolod”.

This is the appropriate time to correct a “historic error,” Leonardia said.

Bacoleños are celebrating once again a historic event on June 18, the day that President Manuel L. Quezon signed Commonwealth Act No. 326 creating Bacolod as a city.

Brgy 7, Bata Barge Into Q’finals in Cong Greg Caging

Barangays 7 and Bata eliminate rivals on Tuesday’s Round-of-16 initial matches and secured seats in the quarterfinals of the ongoing 1st Congressman Greg Gasataya Basketball League at the STI-WNU gym.

BTTHS’s Marvin de los Santos towering for a defensive board against 3 SJI Baby Falcons in yesterday’s semifinals match at STI-WNU gym.*

United ASCEP Church Schools Hold Visayas-wide Conference

More than 100 delegates from Region 18 -Negros, Panay, Cebu, Guimaras, Leyte and Mindoro attended the recently held Visayas-Wide United AsCEP Church Schools Conference at the Gospel Baptist Christian School in Bacolod City, NIR

AsCEP. Congressman Greg Gasataya, Bacolod City Lone District Representative (right) with Executive Assistant, Office of the Mayor, Hon. Moises S.D.G. De La Cruz and the Association of Christian Educators-Phils Bacolod City Chapter officers, (left to right) Rev. Elizabeth Pescadero, PhD., Miriam Bayles, Neonie Alarcon and Rev. Arthur C. Bayles during the Visayas-Wide Conference of the United AsCEP Church Schools.*

DPWH Team Arrives to Conduct Coastal Road Study

A team from the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has arrived in Negros Occidental to conduct a feasibility study for the proposed 35.85-kilometer coastal road in the northern part of the province.

This was announced yesterday by Bacolod City Lone District Representative Greg Gasataya, who proposed the coastal road development with Third District Representative Alfredo Benitez.