Estrada, Jinggoy Ejercito (PMP)

Estrada, Jinggoy Ejercito (PMP)

PERSONAL DETAILS
Age: 56
Place of Residence: San Juan City, Metro Manila
Political Party: Pwersa ng Masang Pilipino (PMP)
Incumbent Senator: NO
Terms as Senator: 2
FAMILY MEMBERS IN OFFICE
Joseph “Erap” Estrada (father) - Mayor of Manila
Joseph Victor “JV” Ejercito (half brother) - Senator (also running for reelection)
Janella Ejercito (daughter) - Vice Mayor of San Juan City (now running for Mayor)
SALIENT ISSUES AND POSITION
Anti-Political Dynasty Law: against
Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL): against
Death penalty (for heinous crimes including ‘plunder’): for
Federalism: for
Same Sex Marriage: for
Train Law: against
POLICY FOCUS/PLATFORMS
Labor Rights
Empowerment of local government units
Protection of freedom of expression and assembly
Promotion of youth welfare
EDUCATION
Primary: Ateneo de Manila University
Secondary: Ateneo de Manila University
Tertiary: AB Economics - University of the Philippines Manila
Graduate Studies: Bachelor of Laws - Lyceum University of the Philippines,
Honorary Degrees: Honorary Doctorate in Humanities - Laguna State Polytechnic University
AFFILIATIONS
Co-founder, Libre Libing Foundation Inc.
Co-founder, San Juan Metro Manila Police and Fire Foundation Inc.
GOVERNMENT EXPERIENCE
Executive
N/A
Legislative
Senator 2004-2016
*detained from 2014-2017 due to graft and plunder cases
Acting Senate President, June 5-30, 2013 (25 days)
Senate President pro tempore, 2007-2013
Chairman, Committee on Labor, Employment and Human Resources
Chairman, the Congressional Oversight Committee on Labor and Employment (COCLE)
Vice Chairman, Committee on Games, Amusement and Sports
Vice Chairman, Committee on Public Information and Mass Media.
Member, Commission on Appointments.
Judiciary
N/A
Local Government
Mayor, San Juan City (1992-2001)
National President, League of Municipalities of the Philippines (1998 - 2001)
Vice Mayor, San Juan City (1988-1992)
LEGISLATIVE WORK
Personally authored bills passed into law: “filed” 633; only 21 co-authored bills enacted into law
Total bills passed into law: 47
Important legislation:
RA 10361: The Kasambahay Law
RA 10801: Overseas Workers Welfare Administration Act (OWWA Law)
RA 9547: Special Program For Employment Of Students Act
RA 10913: Anti-Distracted Driving Act
SOURCES

Ayalin, Adrian and Mario Dumaual (2017). Jinggoy Estrada allowed to post bail over 'pork barrel' case - sources. ABS-CBN News. https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/09/15/17/jinggoy-estrada-allowed-to-post-bail-over-porkbarrel-case-sources

Biography: Senator Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada. Senate of the Philippines.
https://www.senate.gov.ph/senators/sen_bio/jestrada_bio.asp

Bueza, Michael (2019). CONTEXT: Jinggoy Estrada 'filed 600 bills' in Senate. Rappler. https://www.rappler.com/newsbreak/fact-check/224047-context-jinggoy-estrada-filed-bilS-senate

Cruz, Matthew (2019). Jinggoy’s daughter gets Sara’s backing. Inquirer.net https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1090590/jinggoys-daughter-gets-saras-backing

Elemia, Camille (2018). Jinggoy Estrada files COC for senator with dad Erap. Rappler.
https://www.rappler.com/nation/politics/elections/2019/214430-jinggoy-estrada-files-certificate-candidacy-for-senator

Evangelista, Alex (2018). Where do 2019 senatorial bets stand on key national issues?Where do 2019 senatorial bets stand on key national issues? Rappler. https://www.rappler.com/newsbreak/iq/214974-where-senatorial-bets-stand-key-issues-philippines

Legislative Agenda: Senator Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada. Senate of the Philippines. https://www.senate.gov.ph/senators/sen_bio/jestrada_agenda.asp

Mendez, Christina (2013). Anti-dynasty? 19 senators have relatives in gov't. ABS-CBN News. https://news.abs-cbn.com/nation/05/26/13/anti-dynasty-19-senators-have-relatives-govt

Ranada, Pia (2019). V Ejercito, Jinggoy Estrada raise each other's hands at HNP campaign launch. Rappler. https://www.rappler.com/nation/politics/elections/2019/223280-jv-ejercito-jinggoy-estrada-endorse-each-other

Vergara, Robert (2019). Jinggoy Estrada wants plunder to be punishable by death penalty. CNN
Philippines. http://nine.cnnphilippines.com/news/2019/02/19/jinggoy-estrada-plunder-death-penalty-politics-as-usual.html

n.a. (2007). Jinggoy Estrada. GMA News Online.
https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/news/content/56294/jinggoy-estrada/story/

n.a (2018). Jinggoy denies plunder charges. Sunstar Davao. https://www.pressreader.com/philippines/sunstar-davao/20181221/281578061769654

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