Yesterday, April 17, Mayor Erwin Caralian attended the Senate committee hearing on House Bill #4582 – An Act Establishing a Multi-Species Marine Hatchery in Gumaca. This bill was sponsored once again through the pioneering efforts of our Congresswoman Dr. Helen Tan.
This is also part of the Senate Joint Committee Hearing on Agriculture & Food and Budget chaired by Hon. Senator Cynthia Villar. Present also in the said committee hearing are Department of Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol and BFAR officials. With our Mayor in this hearing are Mayors from three 4th district municipalities of Quezon namely Hon. Ma. Caridad Clacio of Quezon, Hon. Rachel Ubana of Lopez and Hon. Rustico Mendoza of Atimonan.