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Grace Poe

EFFECTIVE

EMPOWERING

ETHICAL

Educationi
Participatory DecisionAllegations
vi
Making
 Bachelors in Political
 Accused of failing to
 Led public hearings,
Science, Boston College,
meet the 10 year
USA (1991)
as chair of public
residency
 Studied developmental
services subrequirement to run
studies at UP for 2 years
committee, on MRT
for presidentix
Work Experienceii
and LRT issues
Actions to Improve Ethics
 Led public hearings
 Senator (2013-present)
 Kontra Daya
on bills geared
 Movie and Television
convenor against
towards increasing
Regulation and Classification
election fraud in the
film tourism,
Board (2010-2012)
2004 electionsx
promote indie films,
 VP and Treasurer, FPJ
 Sponsored the
and decrease piracy
Productions and Film
Freedom of
 Raised citizen's
Archives, Inc
Information Act
concerns during the
 Teacher, product liaison, and
(passed Senate
public hearings on
product manager in the USA
Reading) -iii
the PDAF issues
Government Committees Chaired
advocates clean
Pro-Poor Programs
 Committee on Public
government by

Sponsored
Senate
institutionalizing
Information and Mass Media
 Committee on Public Order
bill that would
transparency and
provide
free
lunch
to
and Dangerous Drugs
accountability in all
 Committee to investigate
public school
transactions and
vii
the Mamasapano tragedy,
students
operationsxi
 Sponsored Senate
 Authored two Senate
with 5 Senate hearing and 5
bill that would
executive sessions
Bills (2485 and 2425)
iv
protect
Filipino
Laws Principally Authored
that aim to empower
children and mothers
the Office of the
 Principally authored 60 bills,
in the first 1000 days
Ombudsman, which
4 of which have been
viii
after they are born
investigates and
enacted or
prosecutes
consolidated/substituted
government officials
with enacted bills
accused of crimexii
 RA10640 – Amends Section
 Introduced Senate
21 of the Dangerous Drugs
Bill 2578, which
Act to enable the
would punish the
government to go after big
illicit enrichment of
time drug pushers
public officials
 RA10639 – Provides free text
through illegally
alerts to citizens to bolster
acquired propertiesxiii
disaster preparedness and
Misc. Actions
reduce risk during calamities
v
 "She renounced her
Programs Enacted
Philippine citizenship
 Implementation of age-

appropriate TV and movie
classifications
Inter-agency initiative to
protect child actors and
young viewers

to become an
American citizen."
(Tatad, 2015) xiv
Renounced her
American citizenship
in 2010xv

i Lo, Ricky. "Full of Grace." PhilStar Global, October 17, 2010. Accessed January 25, 2016.
http://www.philstar.com/entertainment/621349/full-grace.
ii “Meet Grace - Grace Poe 2016." Grace Poe 2016. Accessed January 25, 2016.
http://gracepoe.ph/meet-grace/.
iii "Senator Grace L. Poe Biography." Senate of the Philippines 16th Congress.
https://www.senate.gov.ph/senators/sen_bio/poe_grace_bio.asp.
iv "Bills - Senate of the Philippines." Senate of the Philippines 16th Congress. Accessed
January 25, 2016. http://www.senate.gov.ph/lis/leg_sys.aspx?congress=16.
v "Meet Grace - Grace Poe 2016." Grace Poe 2016. Accessed January 25, 2016.
http://gracepoe.ph/meet-grace/.
vi Ager, Maila. "Grace Poe Trumpets Accomplishments as Senator." Inquirer.net, July 10,
2015. http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/704287/grace-poe-trumpets-accomplishments-assenator.
vii "Senator Grace L. Poe Biography." Senate of the Philippines 16th Congress.
https://www.senate.gov.ph/senators/sen_bio/poe_grace_bio.asp.
viii Senate of the Philippines. "Poe: 'First 1,000 Days" All-Out Aid to Children a Must."
News release, July 3, 2015. Senate of the Philippines, 16th Congress.
https://www.senate.gov.ph/press_release/2015/0703_poe1.asp.
ix Arcangel, Xianne. "10-Year Residency Requirement Disqualifies Grace Poe -- UNA." GMA
News Online, June 2, 2015.
http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/497106/news/nation/10-year-residencyrequirement-disqualifies-grace-poe-in-2016-una.
x "Meet Grace - Grace Poe 2016." Grace Poe 2016. Accessed January 25, 2016.
http://gracepoe.ph/meet-grace/.
xi "Senator Grace L. Poe Biography." Senate of the Philippines 16th Congress.
https://www.senate.gov.ph/senators/sen_bio/poe_grace_bio.asp.
xii Elemia, Camille. "The Leader I Want: Grace Poe's To-Fix List for 2016." Rappler,
September 14, 2015. http://www.rappler.com/nation/politics/elections/2016/105026grace-poe-leader-i-want.

xiii Ibid
xiv Tatad, Francisco S. "Did Grace Poe Run in 2013 While Still An American?" Manila
Times, June 7, 2015. http://www.manilatimes.net/did-grace-poe-run-in-2013-while-still-anamerican/189968/.
xv Elemia, Camille. "Timeline: Grace Poe's Citizenship, Residency." Rappler, September 4,
2015. http://www.rappler.com/nation/politics/elections/2016/104731-grace-poecitizenship-residency-timeline-arguments.