Tatak Metro 3rd

Cong. Albee Reports on Housing Initiatives to Negros, Panay Lions

Negros Occidental Third District Representative Alfredo Benitez rallied Lions Clubs International District 301-B1 of Negros and Panay to “get our acts together” in addressing problems of urbanization.

Congressman Benitez was guest speaker at the 1st Cabinet Meeting and District Convention’s Governor’s Ball and Induction Ceremony  September 2 at SMX in Bacolod City.

As chair of the House Committee on Housing and Urban Development, Congressman Benitez reported on the latest developments regarding initiatives to re-create a Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development, a vital move that will integrate government efforts to solve the growing housing backlog in the country as well as address problems of urbanization as population explosion critically continues.


August 22, 2017

Rep. Alfredo “Albee” Benitez, chair of the Committee on Housing and Urban Development in the House of Representatives, urged the government on Tuesday to invest more in housing to fully address the long-standing problem of homelessness in the country.

The proposed 4.795-billion budget for the housing sector in 2018 is 68.87% lower than last year. The figure represents a measly 0.13% of the 2018 national budget.

PAGCOR Senior High School Building Inaugurated In Silay Barangay

August 18, 2017

The two-storey ten-classroom building for the Senior High School students of the Barangay E. Lopez National High School donated by the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) through the efforts of Congressman Alfredo Benitez of the Third District was formally inaugurated today ( August 18) in a program attended by  PAGCOR AVP Arnel Ignacio of the Community Relations and Services Department representing PAGCOR Chairman and CEO Andrea Domingo, Congressman Benitez and Silay City Mayor Mark Golez.

PAGCOR AVP Arnel Ignacio, Engr. Esther Miranda, Cong. Albee, Mayor Mark Golez, VM Joedith Gallego, Dr. Neri Anne Alibuyog, PTA president Edith Espida, Senior High School teacher-in-charge Ryan Garzon, Junior High School teacher-in-charge Rodeliza Abainza, Kagawad Joseph Emong; and seated, SSG president Russel Arevalo.

Sugar Block Farming Orientation for Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries in EB Magalona & Victorias

August 05, 2017 - Orientation conducted to Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries (ARBs) of Hda. Ma. Asuncion Barangay VIII, City of Victorias and Hda. Maritaldan II Barangay Consing, Municipality of E.B. Magalona by Mr. Joemel Magno of the Department of Agrarian Reform for the possible availment of Sugarcane Industry Development Act (SIDA, Republic Act 10659) Program for the ARBs, which is a priority program of Hon. Alfredo Abelardo "Albee" Bantug Benitez, 3rd District Representative, Province of Negros Occidental. Also present in the said orientation was Punong Barangay Jose Murillo, Jr. of Barangay VIII.