9. On being a legislator.
Senator Trillanes remains the most productive senator as of 2015 according to the official statement of the Senate. He has been the top performing legislator based on the number of bills, resolutions and committee reports he has filed and sponsored that have been enacted into law. In the 15th Congress, he was instrumental in the passing 17 national bills; while in the 16th Congress, he has principally authored 4 national bills already passed into law, with another 10 bills passed on 3rd reading as of August 2015. Some of his notable bills include: AFP Modernization Law, Salary Standardization Law 3, Universal Health Care Law, and a lot more. Senator Trillanes is also active in conducting and participating in hearings investigating corruption cases and anomalies in the government. Since the beginning of his senatorial stint, Trillanes has filed a total of 1,077 bills and resolutions, 52 of which have been passed into law. It seemed that he has been doing a good job as one of the senators in the country.
10. Connections and Relations.
Being the public person that he is, Senator Trillanes has a wide array of connections and relations to several influential people. Although he may not seem to publicize the names of he is friends with, or who these people are, he surely has tight connections with a lot of people. After all, he would have not gained influence if he doesn’t have that big of a network.