2013 Briefer - The Neophytes

CANDIDATE MARIA LOURDES “Nancy” BINAY • EFFECTIVE Personal assistant of Vice President Jejomar Binay (father) and Former Makati Mayor Elenita Binay (mother) Bachelor’s degree in Tourism, UP • EMPOWERING Trustee of several foundation for children which grant scholarships • ETHICAL Relatives in government: Vice President Jejomar Binay (father); Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” Binay Jr (brother); Makati 2nd District Rep Mar-Len Abigail BinayCampos (sister) Critic of opening casinos in Subic • • PLATFORM Housing Children’s welfare, tax deductibility of pre-natal care tax, establishing more children’s hospitals or bigger wings in government hospitals for children and more day cay centers Prohibition of political dynasties Abolition of the pork barrel system Legislated gun control Passage of the freedom of information bill Opposition to the reproductive health bill

JOHN CARLOS "JC" DE LOS REYES

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Councilor, Olongapo City President, Intramuros Tourism Council, Department of Tourism Managing Director, Barbara’s Food Taught Philosophy at UAP MPA, University of the Philippines Law degree, St. Louis University

Organized barangay human rights action centers when he was a councilor National animator of Solidarity Philippines to pro-actively advance the Social Justice Agenda of the Church Executive Director of Breaking the Yoke of Poverty Foundation whose project is Jubillee homes for the Poor, a housing project for 60 families Mobilized the community for massive reforestation (more than 2,000 has.) and to guard against illegal logging and fishing

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EDWARD “Ed” HAGEDORN

Transformed Puerto Princesa City as a major eco-tourism destination and model in environment protection, Hall of Fame

Newsbreak reported that he bought helicopter using P23 million of public funds

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Environment Jobs Decentralization Renewable and sustainable energy

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Awardee for being the cleanest and greenest component city in the Philippines Galing Pook awardee for Bantay Puerto, Oplan Linis, Carabao, and Tractor Pool Lowest crime rate In the country (source: Newsbreak) Anti-Jueteng Czar during the Arroyo administration and introduced the Small Town Lottery to replace jueteng Studied in San Sebastian and UE but did not finish college (source Rappler Management Engineering, Ateneo de Manila, Summa cum Laude and Valedictorian Chairman, National Youth Commission, Arroyo Administration Co-founder of Microventures-microfinancing CSO, Hapinoy developed a supply chain for sari-sari stores TOYM awardee; Social Entrepreneur of 2011; Ten Outstanding Young Persons of the World

Partnered with rural banks to provide livelihood programs for families

BENIGNO PAULO “Bam” AQUINO

Worked with small and family forms giving them training and access to financing

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Accommodated in the Liberal slate shortly after he was sworn in as party member Member of the Aquino clan of Tarlac; relatives who were Senators include Benigno Sr. Benigno Jr; Agapito, Teresita, Benigno III

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Jobs Youth Schools-to-jobs matching program Improvement of the government’s conditional cash transfer or Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino program

MARY GRACE “Grace” POELLAMANZARES

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Chairman of the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board, spearheaded major changes: (1) addition of TV rating “Strong Parental Guidance” (SPG); (2) banned showing of films with excessive violence and sexual content in public utility vehicles; (3) Protection of child actors; (4) Incentives to independent filmmakers Pre-school teacher at Montessori School in US; Procurement and Product Manager, scientific company in the US COO and Treasurer, FPJ Film Company BA Development Studies, UP; BA in Political Science, Boston College Master’s degree in National Security Administration, two doctoral degrees in Philippine History and Criminology Former Tarlac governor, 1992 to 1998 Former Undersecretary, DILG

Responsible for continuing the charitable causes of Fernando Poe Jr., which include support programs for victims of natural calamities, scholarships for the youth and medical assistance for the sick As Kontra Daya convenor, engaged the COMELEC and other agencies on major policies in the elections; helped unite various forces opposed to electoral fraud

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Protection of children’s rights Good governance Poverty alleviation Electoral reforms Job matching program and loans for students

MARGARITA “Tingting” COJUANGCO

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Known for her work among Muslim communities Participated in the peace talks with the Moro National Liberation Front

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Kamag-anak, Inc., alleged deals and influence peddling during the Aquino administration (Source: Newsbreak) Allegedly supported Noy-Bi instead of Noy-Mar (Source: Newsbreak) Filed a libel suit against Marites Vitug who cited an article that used the term “barter queen”

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Food Peace and order Public safety Farmers’ welfare

For information on MGG’s Effective, Empowering, and Ethical (“3Es”) criteria, please visit: http://mggphilippines.com/category/scorecard/