SERGIO OSMEÑA III
He was elected Senator 1995 where :
- He was able to author 51 bills and 20 resolutions and
successfully sponsored 20 bills aside from co-authoring 65 bills and 36 resolutions.
- He exposed the "grossly disadvantageous"
contacts entered into by the government like the DOTC-Marconi Radar contract and the lease
contact negotiated by the Mactan Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) with Water
- He successfully battled all alone in the Senate for the
increase in the tax exemption of low-income earners.
- He filed bills to encourage the development of entrepinoys,
organized the EntrePinoy Volunteers Foundation, Inc. (EVFI) and used his Countrywide
Development Fund (CDF) for the "Entrepinoy Livelihood Program."
He was one of those imprisoned during the martial law
regime without formal charges.
He played a key role in the anti-dictatorship movement
of Filipino exiles in the United States where he was able to serve as:
-Founding Director, JUSTICE FOR AQUINO, JUSTICE FOR ALL
President, Movement for a Free Philippines, 1978-1988
President, Scholarship Foundation of Filipino Youth,
He held various positions in different private
corporations and companies
Given the Ninoy Aquino Refugee Recognition Award
Outstanding Filipino, given by Club Filipino of Los
Angeles (California), 1970
Outstanding Jaycee, Cebu City, 1970
Outstanding Jaycee, Eastern Visayas, 1970
Christian Action for Peaceful and Meaningful
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