Marcos, Maria Imelda Josefa Romualdez “Imee” (Nacionalista)

Marcos, Maria Imelda Josefa Romualdez “Imee” (Nacionalista)

PERSONAL DETAILS

Age: 63

Place of Residence: Batac, Ilocos Norte

Political Party:Nacionalista Party

Terms in office: 0

Incumbency: No

 

FAMILY MEMBERS IN OFFICE

Imelda Marcos (mother), Congresswoman, 2nd District of Ilocos Norte

Matthew Manotoc (son), Provincial Board Member, 2nd District of Ilocos Norte

 

EDUCATION

Primary/Elementary: Institucion Terciana (present-day Saint Pedro Poveda College), Assumption Convent

Secondary: Assumption Convent, American School Makati (present-day International School Manila)

Tertiary: Princeton University; University of the Philippines College of Law (graduated from neither/hindi gradwado)

 

AFFILIATIONS

- Renegade Filmmakers-President/Executive Producer (questionable)

- CREAM Content Distribution, Inc.-President

- Kabataang Barangay - Chairperson

- Children’s Television Workshop for Asia - Consultant/Writer

- Experimental Cinema of the Philippines-Director General

 

GOVERNMENT EXPERIENCE

Legislative

Congresswoman, Ilocos Norte 2nd District (1998-2007)

Assemblyman, Ilocos Norte (1984-86)

Local Government

Governor, Ilocos Norte (2010-present)

 

LEGISLATIVE WORK

Personally authored bills passed into law: 30 (13 refiled)

Total bills passed into law: 30

Important bills

HB 244- An act Redefining the Word “ Prostitutes” thereby amending

the article 202 number 5 of the Revised Penal Code of the Philippines*

HB 620- An Act Providing for a Magna Carta of Students

HB 694- An act providing for the fair and equitable allocation of the department and education culture and sports items for teaching and non teaching positions

HB 1092- An act creating the Philippine commission on women, defining its power, function and responsibilities, appropriating funds therefore, and for other purposes

 

SALIENT ISSUES AND POSITION

Federalism-Pro

Death Penalty-Pro

Marcos Burial at Libingan ng Mga Bayani-Pro

LGBTQ+ Rights-Pro

Anti-Political Dynasty Bill-Unclear

 

POLICY FOCUS/PLATFORM

Suspension of Value-added Tax (VAT) on agricultural and medicinal products, plus gasoline.

Expansion of Philippine entertainment industry.

Higher ethanol blend in car fuel.

Lowering of prices of rice, food, cellphone load.

Wider availability of Wi-Fi.

Denial/downplaying of Martial Law atrocities.

 

SOURCES

Official Facebook and Twitter Pages of Imee Marcos

ABS-CBN News. (2018, August 29). Imee Marcos, Pia Cayetano, Cynthia Villar are Nacionalista's 2019 senatorial bets. Retrieved from https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/08/29/18/imee-marcos-pia-cayetano-cynthia-villar-are-nacionalistas-2019-senatorial-bets.

Celestial, R. (2018, November 9). Where do 2019 Senatorial Candidates Stand on key national issues? Retrieved from https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10210357717738894&set=pcb.10210275096793422&type=3&theater

Philippine News Agency. (2018, November 8). Governor Imee Marcos pushes for new creative industry charter. Retrieved from http://www.pna.gov.ph/articles/1053171.

Ramos, C. (2018, December 11). Higher ethanol blend can keep fuel prices low – Imee Marcos. Retrieved from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1062131/higher-ethanol-blend-can-keep-fuel-prices-low-imee-marcos.

Sydney Morning Herald. (2012, November 24). A Dynasty on Steroids. Retrieved from https://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/a-dynasty-on-steroids-20121119-29kwy.html.

https://web.archive.org/web/20051224170710/http://www.congress.gov.ph/download/cv/marcoscv.pdf

https://web.archive.org/web/20061118091545/http://www.imeermarcos.com/bio.html

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