House OKs bill on mandatory student fare discount
With 169 votes, lawmakers unanimously approved House Bill 8885 or the “Student Fare Discount Act” principally-authored by Quezon City Rep. Alfred Vargas.
“The bill seeks to address economic concerns and the alarming rate of school drop-out. This will alleviate the burden of the parents and guardians in the financial support given to the students with due consideration to the continued rise in the cost of education, including incidental expenses and transportation costs,” Vargas said.
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