Sam Vargas Alfonso Biography

Sam Vargas Alfonso is a Filipino politician. She is the current congresswoman of the second legislative district of Cagayan Province. Running under the National Unity Party (NUP) in the May 13, 2019 election, she defeated Darwin Sacramed of PDP-Laban Party and independent candidate Melvin Vargas Sr.

Sam Vargas Alfonso
Sam Vargas Alfonso (Credit: Facebook Page)

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Samantha Louise Vargas Alfonso
Nickname –> Sam
Hometown –> Abulug, Cagayan, Philippines

Family
Mother –> Former Congresswoman Baby Aline Vargas-Alfonso
Grandfather –> Former Congressman and Governor Florencio Vargas
Relatives–> Vice Governor Melvin “Boy” Vargas Jr, Board Member Paul Vargas, Abulug Mayor Jesus Florencio A. Vargas, Abulug Vice Mayor Jesus Emmanuel P. Vargas

Education
College – Ateneo de Manila University
Degree –> Bachelor of Arts in European Studies
Master –> International Relations and Diplomacy, Paris

Political Career / Work Experiences
2019-Present – Vice Chairperson, House Committee on Foreign Affairs
2019-Present – Vice Chairperson, House Committee on Inter-parliamentary Relations And Diplomacy
2019-Present – Vice Chairperson, House Committee on Overseas Workers Affairs
2019-Present – Congresswoman

Bills / Laws / Resolutions
House Bill 2255 – AN ACT ESTABLISHING A FISHERIES RESEARCH CENTER IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF ABULUG IN THE SECOND DISTRICT OF CAGAYAN AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREOF

House Bill 2256 – AN ACT ESTABLISHING A NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL IN BARANGAY SAN JUAN, MUNICIPALITY OF RIZAL, PROVINCE OF CAGAYAN, TO BE KNOWN AS THE FLORENCIO L. VARGAS NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

House Bill 4144 – AN ACT ESTABLISHING A THIRTY (30) – BED DISTRICT SATELLITE HOSPITAL OF THE CAGAYAN VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER IN BARANGAY PINILI, MUNICIPALITY OF ABULUG, PROVINCE OF CAGAYAN VALLEY, TO BE KNOWN AS THE CAGAYAN VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER – ABULUG EXTENSION SATELLITE HOSPITAL, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

House Bill 6144 – AN ACT INCREASING THE BED CAPACITY OF THE CAGAYAN VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER (CVMC) IN TUGUEGARAO CITY, PROVINCE OF CAGAYAN, FROM FIVE HUNDRED (500) TO ONE THOUSAND (1000) BEDS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

House Bill 6530 – AN ACT CONVERTING THE ILI – GUINAMGAMMAN – RIZAL PROVINCIAL ROAD, CONNECTING THE PROVINCE OF APAYAO AND PROVINCE OF CAGAYAN, INTO A NATIONAL ROAD AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

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

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See also: Famous People from Cagayan Province

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