Knowing Senator Loren Legarda

PLATFORM:

LOREN

  • Law, Order, and Good Governance
  • Rights of Women, Youth, and Children
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Employment & Entrepreneurship
  • Nationalism

FULL NAME:

Lorna Regina Bautista Legarda

POPULAR NAME:

Loren Legarda

DATE OF BIRTH:

January 28, 1960

PLACE OF BIRTH:

Malabon

CURRENT RESIDENCE:

Potrero, Malabon

PLACE OF VOTER REGISTRATION:

Potrero, Malabon

MARITAL STATUS:

Single (Annulled to former Batangas Governor Antonio Leviste)

EDUCATION:

  • Primary: Assumption Convent-Manila
  • Secondary: Assumption Convent-Manila
  • Tertiary: University of the Philippines-Diliman

COLLEGE DEGREE:

BA Broadcast Communication

PRE-POLITICS PROFESSION:

Journalist

POLITICAL PARTY:

Nationalista Party (2007-present)

OTHER POLITICAL AFFILIATIONS:             

  • Team P-Noy (2012-present)
  • Genuine Opposition (2007)
  • Koalisyon ng Nagkakaisang Pilipino (2004)
  • Lakas-CMD (1998-2003)

POLITICAL BACKGROUND:

Senator (1998-2004; 2007-2013)

RELEVANT LAWS AUTHORED & CO-AUTHORED:

Economic

  • Barangay Livelihood and Skills  Act of 2008 (RA 9509)
  • Magna Carta for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (RA 9501)
  • Tourism Act of 2009 (RA 9593)
  • Agri-Agra Reform Credit Act of 2009 (RA 10000)

Environment:

  • Philippine Clean Air Act of 1999 (RA 8749)
  • National Environmental Awareness and Education Act of 2008 (RA 9512)
  • Renewable Energy Act (RA 9513)
  • Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000 (RA 9003);
  • Climate Change Act of 2009 (RA 9729)
  • Philippine Tropical Fabric Law (RA 9242)
  • Philippine Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act of 2010 (RA 10121)

Law, Order, and Good Governance:

  • Anti-Money Laundering Law (RA 9160)
  • National Service Training Program (NSTP) Act  of 2001 (RA 9163)
  • Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act  of 2002 (RA 9165)
  • Government Procurement Reform Act (RA 9184)

Health

  • Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Act of 2009 (RA 9711)
  • Philippine Ear Research Institute Act (RA 9245)
  • Universally Accessible Cheaper and Quality Medicines Act of 2008 (RA 9502)

Muslim’s Welfare

  • Eid’ul Fitr Holiday Law (RA 9177)

Women’s Welfare:

  • Magna Carta of Women (RA 9710)
  • Anti-Violence Against Women and their Children Act of 2004 (RA 9262)
  • Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act (RA 9208)

Children’s Welfare

  • Magna Carta for the Working Children (RA 9231)
  • Universal Newborn Hearing Screening and Intervention Act of 2009 (RA 9709)
  • Anti-Violence Against Women and their Children Act of 2004 (RA 9262)
  • Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act (RA 9208)

Senior Citizen’s Welfare

  • Expanded Senior Citizens Act of 2010 (RA 9994)

Overseas Filipino Worker’s Welfare

  • Overseas Absentee Voting Act of 2003 (RA 9189)
  • Citizenship Retention and Re-acquisition Act of 2003 (RA 9225)
  • Additional Balikbayan Benefits and Privileges Law (RA 9174)

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