Ria Fariñas Biography

Ria Fariñas is a Filipino politician. She is currently serving as representative or congresswoman of the first legislative district of Ilocos Norte. Running under the banner of the ruling PDP-Laban in the May 13, 2019 elections, she defeated Reynaldo Francisco Remigio Jr. of the Nacionalista Party (NP).

Ria Farinas
Ria Farinas (Credit: Facebook Page)

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Ria Christina Carlson Fariñas
Nickname –> Ria
Birthday –> March 6
Hometown –> Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines

Family Background and Childhood
Father –> Former Congressman and House Majority Floor Leader Rodolfo “Rudy” Castro Fariñas, Sr.
Mother –> Maria Teresa Carlson
Brothers:
1. Rudys Caesar I (Probinsyano Ako party-list Representative)
2. Rodolfo Fariñas, Jr. (Died in a car accident in 2015)
3. Rey Carlos
4. Ryan Christopher
5. Rudys Caesar II
6. Rodolfo Christian Fariñas III (Current Provincial Board Member)
Sister –> Rica Camille

Political Career / Work Experiences
2019-Present – Deputy Majority Leader
2019-Present – Congresswoman
* Former President, Provincial Board Members League of the Philippines
* Former Provincial Board Member, Ilocos Norte 2nd District

Bills / Laws / Regulations
House Bill 2947 – AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THREFOR

House BIll 2948 – AN ACT ENHANCING PUBLIC SAFETY AT THE LOCAL LEVEL BY ESTABLISHING AND MAINTAINING A DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY IN EVERY PROVINCE, CITY AND MUNICIPALITY

House Bill 2949 – AN ACT DIVIDING BARANGAY ADAMS IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF ADAMS, PROVINCE OF ILOCOS NORTE INTO TWO (2) DISTINCT AND INDEPENDENT BARANGAYS TO BE KNOWN AS BARANGAY ADAN AND BARANGAY BUCAROT

House Bill 4590 – AN ACT PROVIDING YOUNG WOMEN’S KIT TO FEMALE STUDENTS IN ALL PUBLIC ACADEMIC INSTITUTIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES

Advocacy Programs / Stand on Issues
* Voted NO to ABS-CBN franchise application

RELATED: List Of Philippine Congressmen and Women, 2019 – 2022

See also: Biography of Matthew Joseph Marcos Manotoc

See also: Famous People from Ilocos Norte

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