Philippine Senatoriable Guide: Edgardo Angara

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Angara, Edgardo (Ed)


Personal information:

Date of Birth: September 24, 1934

Place of Birth: Quezon

Status: Married

Spouse: Gloria Manalang Angara

Number of children: 4

Age: 72

Education

University of Michigan, Master of Law; University of the Philippines College of Law; Roosevelt High School

Profession/occupation:

Lawyer/Senator

Work experience

Senator, 2001-2007(12th & 13th Congress), 1987-1998 (8th to 10th Congress); Senate President, 1993-1995 (9th Congress)

Executive Secretary-Office of the President, January 2001

Secretary-Department of Agriculture, 1999-2001

Chair-Philippine National Bank, 1998-1999

President-University of the Philippines, 1981-1987

Founding Partner, Angara Abello Concepcion Regala & Cruz Law Offices, 1971

Voting record

Yes

RA 9367 Biofuels Act (13th Congress)

RA 9160 Anti-Money Laundering Act (12th Congress)

RA 9166 Promoting welfare of AFP (12th Congress)

RA 9182 Special Purpose Vehicle Act (12th Congress)

RA 9189 Overseas Absentee Voting Act (12th Congress)

RA 9211 Tobacco Regulation Act (12th Congress)

In favor of the New US Bases Treaty (8th Congress)

Attendance*


Total Sessions

Present

Absent

Mission

13th Congress





First Session

95

72

5

18

Second Session

85

59

6

20

12th Congress





First Session

83

71

3

9

Second Session

92

68

12

12

*There were days that the roll call was dispensed with; M=official mission/business

Advocacy

Education, senior citizen welfare, arts, environment, agricultural modernization

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