Honorable Alfredo Benitez is a third-term Congressman and currently heads the Committee on Housing of the House of Representatives and lead convenor of the Visayan Bloc.


Political Affiliation:

Member, PDP-Laban Political Party
Convenor, Visayan Bloc of the House of Representatives


House Committee Memberships (17th Congress):

Chairperson, Committee on Housing and Urban Development
Vice Chairperson, Committee on Energy


Member of the following Committees:

  • Committee on Appropriation
  • Committee on Accounts
  • Committee on Transportation
  • Committee on Constitutional Amendments
  • Committee on Local Government
  • Committee on Good Government and Public Accountability
  • Committee on Visayas Development
  • Committee on Ways and Means


Bills enacted into law:

RA 10659: The Sugarcane Industry Development Act

Major Bills and Resolutions Filed in the 17th Congress:

  • Administrative Capital City Planning Act
  • In-City Housing Act
  • Resolution Calling on the Philippine Congress to Convene itself as a Constituent Assembly to propose Amendments to the Philippine Constitution

The Third District of Negros Occidental

Mainit nga panamyaw! Masadya nga pag abi-abi!

Welcome to the Third District of Negros Occidental - gateway to the best and exciting opportunities of Negros Occidental.

Home to the province’s top tourist attraction – the scenic Mambukal Resort of Murcia; the captivating world-renowned Ruins of Talisay; the popular park and playground, the Campuestohan High Land Resort of Talisay; the historic Patag in Silay; the cool Victorias’ Gawahon Falls; and the museums of Silay and Talisay – Balay ni Tana Dacang, Balay Negrense, Jalandoni Museum and the Ramon Hofileña Ancestral House.

This is where Bacolod-Silay Airport is located and is home to the country’s premier sugar mills, Victorias Milling Company and First Farmers Milling Company.

The Third District covers the component cities of Silay, Talisay, and Victorias; and the municipalities of Murcia and E.B. Magalona.  It has a total of 115 barangays.

Victorias City is home to

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