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EDUCATION
Bachelor in Economics, Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania (1975-1979)

POSITION HELD
• Secretary, Department of Interior and Local Government 2012-2015
• Secretary, Department of Transportation and Communications 2011-2012
• Senator, Republic of the Philippines 2004-2010
• Secretary, Department of Trade and Industry 200-2003
• Member, Philippines House of Representatives from Capiz’s 1st District 1993-2000

NOTABLE BILLS/ PROJECTS
(AS SENATOR)
• Establishment of the Judicial Academy of the Philippines
• Liberalization of the Philippines Investment House Industry
• Oil Deregulation Act
• Fair Elections Act
• Special Economic Zone Act
• Securities Regulation and Enforcement Act
• Public Employment Service Act of 1999
• Compensation to displaced residents and local governments. RA 8748 (Act amending the special Economic Zone Act of 1995)
• Tax Exemption for minimum wage earners
• Anti-Smuggling Act of 2007
• Decriminalization of Libel, Senate Bill No. 110
• Affordable Medicines, Senate Bill No. 101

(As DILG)
• Oplan Lambat-Sibat – PNP anti-criminality operations in Metro manila captured 39 most wanted person in the metropolis, 15 of them in Manila

PLATFORM

COMMUNITY

The key message for the campaign is clear, with Mar Roxas at the helm, “Daang Matuwid” Continues and the Aquino administrations good governance and anti-corruption platform flourishes.

  • Freedom of Information
  • Inclusive growth through affirmative action directed at the family level
  • K-12
  • Decongest Metro Manila through the NLEX/SLEX connectors, additional roadways, change in the franchise system of bus systems
  • Revival in the agricultural sector

VIEWS ON NATIONAL ISSUES

(NO )

  • PHILIPPINE RECLAMATION OF SABAH
  • POLITICAL DYNASTY
  • DEATH PENALTY
  • TAX REFORM

(YES)

  • BANGSAMORO BASIC LAW
  • FREEDOM OF INFORMATION

* Co-author of the Senate version of the Bill

 

 

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