Go, Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Tesoro (PDP-Laban)

Go, Christopher Lawrence "Bong" Tesoro (PDP-Laban)

PERSONAL DETAILS
Age: 44
Place of Residence: N/A
Political Party: Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban)
Incumbent Senator: No
Terms as Senator:
FAMILY MEMBERS IN OFFICE
No data found
SALIENT ISSUES AND POSITION
Death penalty for heinous crimes, especially those involving illegal drugs: For
War on Drugs: For
POLICY FOCUS/PLATFORM
Access to free and quality medical assistance and services
Food Security
Establish more rehabilitation centers and reformation centers nationwide
Amend the Juvenile Justice Law so that minors will not be used by criminal syndicates
Study the need to impose death penalty, particularly on heinous crimes involving illegal drugs
Decent, and safe housing program
Construct safe, permanent and dedicated evacuation centers
Empowerment of local government units to provide quality education
Study the need to possibly impose higher penalties for all corruption-related crimes
Support all mechanisms for LGUs to pursue localized peace talks in conflict areas
Establish safe, permanent and dedicated evacuation centers
Create a separate Department for OFWs for better coordination among related agencies, shorter reaction time for OFWs in distress and improved services in handling all OFW concerns
Push for the enactment of the Magna Carta for barangay officials
Create the National Senior Citizens Commission
Enact a law that will provide free medicines to all senior citizens
Increase the amount of the Social Pension Fund
Strengthen the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology
EDUCATION
Primary: No data found
Secondary: La Salle Greenhills
Tertiary: De La Salle University, Management
Graduate Studies: No data found
Honorary Degrees: No data found
Others: No data found
AFFILIATIONS
Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HNP)
GOVERNMENT EXPERIENCE
Executive
Under the Duterte administration
Special Assistant to the President (SAP)
Duration: June 30, 2016 - October 15, 2018
Head, Office of the President - Events Management Cluster (OP-EMC)
Legislative
None
Judiciary
None
Local Government
None
LEGISLATIVE WORK
Personally authored bills passed into law:
Total bills passed into law:
Important legislation:
Name/number of bill or law, what the law does or the bill will do
SOURCES
12-Point Legislative Agenda/Priority Measures. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://kuyabonggo.ph/agenda
ABS-CBN News. (2016, June 14). Kilalalin: Sino si Bong Go? ABS-CBN News. Retrieved from https://news.abs-cbn.com/video/nation/06/13/16/kilalanin-sino-si-bong-go
Lacorte, G. (2016, May 8). A photobomber in Duterte campaign. INQUIRER.net. Retrieved from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/783857/a-photobomber-in-duterte-campaign
Panti, L. T. (2018, October 15). Bong Go files COC, seeks Senate seat in 2019 polls. GMA News Online. Retrieved from https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/news/nation/671302/bong-go-files-coc-seeks-senate-seat-in-2019-polls/story/
Ranada, P. (2016, May 27). The man they call Bong Go. Rappler. Retrieved from https://www.rappler.com/newsbreak/in-depth/134361-christopher-bong-go-profile-rodrigo-duterte
Saavedra, J. R. & Guadalquiver, N. (2019, March 14). Go supports death penalty revival after Cebu teen's brutal slay. Philippine News Agency. Retrieved from http://www.pna.gov.ph/articles/1064617
The Philippine Star. (2016, August 1). The president's men and women: Bong Go: The man behind the President. PhilStar Global. Retrieved from https://www.philstar.com/other-sections/news-feature/2016/08/01/1608883/presidents-men-and-women-bong-go-man-behind-president

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