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Presidentiable Loren Legarda – the hardworking public servant

3“Presidentiable” Loren Legarda should be elected because she’s a very hardworking public servant.

She ran as a senator in 1998 and won by over 15 million votes. As a elected official, she sponsored a law, “The Ecological Solid Waste Management Act”. In 2001, she helped released Major Noel Buan in Mansalay, Oriental Mindoro by his NPA Captors. She also became the first Women Majority Leader in that same year. In 2002, through Loren’s help Broadcast Journalist Arlyn Dela Cruz was released. In 2003, she ran as VP against Noli De Castro and lost. However, a year later.. She filed for an electoral protest for irregularities and fraud. Even she didn’t have political position after her lost to VP De Castro, she still continued to serve our country. In 2004, she was awarded for the environment in India. In 2005, she represented our country in the Benjing Conference on the environment. In 2007, she ran again as a senator and won with 18 million votes. As the chairman of the Senate Committee on Economic Affairs, she joined the 117th Inter Parliamentary Union Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland. In 2008, wtith Senator Loren Legarda’s agenda; Republic Act No. 9178 (Magna Carta For Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises) was signed into law. In 2008, she helped released ABS-CBN News-anchor, Ces Drilon. Senator Loren Legarda was appointed as the Asia Pacific Reduction by UNISDR for advocating and advancing disaster risk reduction. As of 2009, she authored183 Senate Bills. Her latest Bill was filed on 5/28/2009 about the “Board of Claims for victim for unjust imprisonment or detention”.

Topic Related to the 2010 Election.

1.On the Presidency: Good governance (transparency and accountability), social-economic improvement, protection to the environment and cultural renaissance.

2. What will her first and second step as president? give food to the people, help our farmers and fisherman through Agriculture. How can she increase Agricultural? By giving farmers, farm inputs.

3. Unemployment rate and migration of Filipino workers. For migrant workers, we need to provide them with safety nets because of separation to families. Brief overview for our OFW so they know the background of that country they want to go. Unemployment rate, as a Senate Chairman of Economic Affairs for two terms; the government need to implement the law “Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Law” it covers millions pesos, interest free, lend money to small/medium business for rural development.

4. Education: support 44,000 schools, correct misspelled books, hiring and training teacher, and scholarships to the youth.

5. Important quality of supreme court justice: Character (unquestionable integrity and work ethic)

6. Reproductive Health Bill: Against abortion but favor for inform choice for our women either rich or poor. Women should have choice to their body.

7. Allocation of funds: Agriculture, Education, and Health services.

RESOURCES: www.senate.gov.ph http://www.lorenlegarda.com.ph and ANC Leadership Forum.

  1. July 1, 2009 at 8:43 am

    we like to welcome a new author to this blog, alexangelph who will be writing for the presidentiable she supports – loren legarda.

    we are glad to have someone writing for loren legarda as we think it is important that all presidentiables get a fair shake of exposure in this blog. this effort will not only help the candidacy of loren legarda but it will also help voters make smart decisions on their preferences.

    there are other authors who have signified their intent to write for the presidentiables they support in this blog. we will be seeing them here in this blog soon.

    we enjoin everyone to join 2010 presidentiables to write for the presidentiable they support. click here: https://2010presidentiables.wordpress.com/2009/06/26/open-invitation-to-authors-for-presidentiables-at-2010-presidentiables/

    by the way, this loren legarda post as of this hour is most read post today. congratulations alexangelph!

    • alexangelph
      July 1, 2009 at 9:26 am

      Thank you for the warm welcome. I will write about Senator Loren Legarda as much as I can. She is the best candidate for me.

      I hope this introduction help our readers to pay attention, not only to Senator Loren, but also to all the “presidentiables”. Everybody is welcome to write here so please.. Do not hesistate.

      I want to say thank you all the readers and wawam. Email me at alexangelph@gmail.com

      Senator Loren Legarda’s twitter is http://www.twitter.com/loren_legarda please follow her!

  2. July 1, 2009 at 9:38 am

    legarda has not been getting press lately. i wonder why. is that intentional on her part?

    she, roxas and escudero were the go-to opposition candidates of the press before. if there was an issue, they would normally interview those three for comments. but as of recent months, she is no longer one of them. now, its just escudero, roxas and gordon.

    this piece will help loren get back on the spotlight.

    • alexangelph
      July 1, 2009 at 9:51 am

      I remember she has ads on tv and radio.

      • July 1, 2009 at 12:44 pm

        hmmm, yeah you are right. i remember that tv ad, the one set in a poor area. that was not available in youtube, i wanted to write about it.

        she was one of the first presidentiables who had an ad campagin very early on. but she suddenly stopped her efforts.

        lets see if she gets into advertising again.

        • alexangelph
          July 1, 2009 at 1:12 pm

          Here’s the AD.

  3. July 2, 2009 at 8:16 am

    congratulations ro alexangelph for this smmashing debut at 2010 presidentiables. this post was top post with most number of hits on the first day it was posted. it accounted for 27% of all hits of the day.

    i think people are hungry for news on loren legarda and this post drew in readers. please write more about loren to satisfy the many who are looking for news on her.


  4. jilt07
    December 9, 2009 at 11:21 am

    With all the bills, resolutions and advocacy she had, Loren will surely be a good VP for the Philippines. Actually a good leader to any position possible.:)

  5. January 19, 2010 at 11:09 pm

    The voters today are more intellectual and capable to vote properly!
    To have more info about her click this http://www.lorenlegarda.com.ph

  6. prettyme18
    January 20, 2010 at 11:23 pm

    Knowing Senator Legarda first won’t harm anyone. Her good deeds are not always televise but done in silent.

    Let me share how did I knew her works: http://thegreenvicepresident.blogspot.com/

  7. juddas abayari
    February 1, 2010 at 12:23 pm

    Sen. Loren will bring a change..a green change! A very hardworking senator. Not too many know this of Sen. Loren. Cos yeah, you don’t need to publicize whatever good deeds you have done for the country. She just does the job silently. That’s what I like about her.

  8. mariel rosales
    February 1, 2010 at 2:20 pm

    Truly believe with the vision of this woman. Nevertheless, this woman is surely an epitome of a good and hardworking public servant. Surely, Senator Loren Legarda, is a 24 hour working senator who is totally deserving to be the Philippines next VP.

  9. irene
    February 2, 2010 at 2:59 pm

    I always like Loren. She has been the most consistent listener to the demand of the people. She does have a lot of limitation in terms of implementing her advocacy but her actions speak more than her words. Her experience in the Senate cannot be ignored. Her advocacy is conservative and I can relate to it…

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