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2013 Briefer - The Members of the Lower House

CANDIDATE JUAN EDGARDO “Sonny” M. ANGARA • • • EFFECTIVE TOYM awardee 3-term Congressman BS Economics, London School of Economics; Bachelor of Laws, UP, Master of Laws, Harvard Chairperson: Committee on Higher Education Authored 250 House bills, e.g. right of access to information, assistance to students and teachers in private education, comprehensive study nowpay later program BA Sociology, UPLB 3-term BAYAN MUNA party list representative in Congress Sponsored 224 bills, e.g. protection of whistle blowers, ensuring public access to officials records, compensation of martial law victims, regulating tuition fee in private colleges; removal of VAT on power. Co-author of Public • EMPOWERING Partnered with various academic and socio-civic groups, such as Gawad Kalinga, the University of Asia and the Pacific, the University of the Philippines, GILAS-Ayala Foundation, Rotary Clubs, the Federation of Filipino Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry, to meet the needs of his constituents in Aurora • ETHICAL Relatives in Government; Senator Angara (father); Aurora Governor Bellaflor Angara (aunt); Aurora Mayor (uncle) Used the funds allotted to his office to build over 100 classrooms, and provide funds for indigent constituents in 12 government hospitals and hundreds of scholarships to deserving students at various state universities and colleges (SUCs). Worked for KMU and Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (BAYAN) as Secretary General PLATFORM • Aims to institute reforms to make education accessible to more Filipinos, as well as improve the quality of the country’s educational system

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TEODORO ‘Teddy” CASIÑO, JR.

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Spearheads Buy Pinoy, Build Pinoy!, a grassroots campaign promoting the consumption of Filipinomade products and the development of integrated, world-class Filipino industries.

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Honest and excellent public service A pro-Filipino economy Adequate work and decent wages to the workers Free land and subsidy to the farmer Greater access to social services Protect the environment Advance the peace process

mercury exposure information. anti-torture act ANA THERESIA “Risa” HONTIVEROSBARAQUEL • Former Akbayan party-list Representative . Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program Extension with Reforms (CARPER) Law Lobbied actively for the passage of the RH bill AB Political Science. brother • • Attune Educational Program to job market priorities • encourage investors in sectors that are fitted to Filipino skills • Priority Program and Funds for Full-Scale Mindanao Development • Developing Regional Educational Hubs. DLSU TOYM awardee Mayor of San Juan for three terms and led San Juan’s economic boom. British poor. Senator Estrada. mother. Ateneo de Manila University Co-authored Cheaper Medicines Law .attorneys act. city is only 20 percent dependent on grants from central government and generates 80 percent of revenues from local sources Co-author participatory governance through CSO empowerment. rent control act. current chair of AKBAYAN AB Social Sciences. local housing board. • • Founded the Nuclear Disarmament Group • • • • • • Filed case against GMA for PCSO plunder raps Filed impeachment complaint against former Ombudsman Guitierrez Human rights advocate Fought against the abuses of GMA administration • • • • Bills on Anti-Prostitution Gender Balance Bill Students' Rights and Welfare Training of barangay health workers • JOSEPH VICTOR “JV” EJERCITO • • • His TOYM award for 2007 • PCIJ reported that he has an recognized his provision of offshore account in a tax affordable medicine for the haven country. establishment of a Virgin Island city college and housing for • Relatives in government: the very poor Mayor of San Juan City. • Align Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program towards programs that increase productivity and lead to job creation among the poor . domestic workers act.

franchise for Oongapo Electric Distribution Co. and family such anti-trafficking of women and children. the • biggest homebuilder in the Philippines today. protection of children in the workplace and the juvenile justice system Worked for the passage 2 versions of the Senior Citizens Act in 2003 &2010. Worked for the ladder-like system of education and the distance-learning open university system for the benefit poor people to help them attain higher education Served as chairperson of the Congressional Spouses Foundation from 1998 to 2000. one of the companies said to have benefited from the • controversial C-5 road extension project where double funding was alleged Succeeded Senator Villar • as Congressman representing Las Pinas. was succeeded by son Cong. Noynoy and Cong Vilalr are described as strange bedfellows Push for livelihood opportunities for the poor and promote income opportunities for women Will file a bill that prevents colleges for not giving examination to students with unpaid tuition fees Measures that punishes unjust abandonment of husbands . During her term. Two sons are running as Congressman and vice mayor of Olongapo • Oversight function of the Senate and will convene regular meetings with agency heads CYNTHIA AGUILAR VILLAR • • • Worked for the passage of legislations promoting the welfare of women. (source: Rappler) Voted against RH bill and sin tax law • • • • Staunch ally of Ex President GMA-GMA appointed her 23 year old son to the SBMA Board without any work experience One of the signatories of House Resolution 1109 calling for a constituent assembly to amend the Constitution. children. UP 3-term Congresswoman Sponsor limits on forest lands in Olongapo. she built 11 regional centers for women who are victims of abuse.MARIA MILAGROS ESPERANZA “Mitos’ MAGSAYSAY • • • • Business Administration graduate. Mark Villar Pres. creating additional branches of Olongapo Regional trial Court. • • • Owns Vista Land. anti-violence against women.

Pepperdine University Authored Kasambahay Bill • • One of top absentees in Congress. JR. Christian Heritage College. • • • • Representative of Cagayan. MBA. and Ethical (“3Es”) criteria. Enrile (source: Rappler) Was implicated in the deaths of Ernest Lucas and Alfie Anido. cleared by government investigators and denies involvement (source: Rappler) • • • Food security Credit card reform Anti-monopoly For information on MGG’s Effective. Sen.com/category/scorecard/ . California.2010-2013 Former President and CEO of JAKA Corporation BA. Empowering. claims he is a changed man and would like to continue legacy of his father.JUAN PONCE “Jack” ENRILE. please visit: http://mggphilippines. 1998-2007.

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