Rommel Angara Biography

Rommel Angara is a Filipino politician. He is currently serving as congressman of the lone legislative district of Aurora Province. Running under the ruling PDP-Laban Party in the May 13, 2019 election, he defeated independent candidate Narciso Amansec.

Rommel Angara
Rommel Angara (Photo Credit: Facebook Page)

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Rommel Rico T. Angara
Nickname –> Rommel
Birth Date –> December 19, 1978
Hometown –> Baler, Aurora Province, Philippines

Family
Father –> former Baler Mayor Joselito J. Angara
Mother –> Loyola Teh, a medical specialist
Spouse –> Lai Antonio
Children –> JM and Ceanna
Relatives:
Edgardo J. Angara (uncle) – Former Senate President
Bellaflor J. Angara-Castillo (aunt) – Former Congresswoman
Arturo J. Angara (uncle) – Former Baler Mayor
Juan Edgardo “Sonny” M. Angara (cousin) – Current Senator
Karen G. Angara-Ularan (cousin) – Former Vice Mayor of Baler

Political Career / Work Experiences
2019-Present – Vice Chairperson, House Committee on Aquaculture And Fisheries Resources
2019-Present – Vice Chairperson, House Committee on Tourism
2019-Present – Congressman
2013-2019 – Vice Governor
2004-2013 – Chief of Staff, Office of Congressman Juan Edgardo “Sonny” M. Angara
2007 – Ran for vice governor but lost to Atty. Gerardo “Jerry” A. Noveras of Liberal Party (LP)

Bills / Laws / Resolutions
House Bill 1562 – AN ACT DECLARING THE PROVINCE OF AURORA A TOURIST DESTINATION AND THE ꞌBIRTHPLACE OF THE PHILIPPINE SURFINGꞌ, PROVIDING FOR ITS DEVELOPMENT AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

House Bill 1563 – AN ACT REQUIRING ALL NATIONAL, REGIONAL, AND PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT HOSPITALS TO ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN A DIALYSIS WARD OR UNIT IN THEIR RESPECTIVE HOSPITAL AND PROVIDING FREE DIALYSIS TREATMENT TO INDIGENT PATIENTS

House Bill 1565 – AN ACT INCREASING THE MONTHLY SOCIAL PENSION OF SENIOR CITIZENS AND EXPANDING THE COVERAGE THEREOF

House Bill 1566 – AN ACT DECLARING EVERY 28TH OF APRIL OF EVERY YEAR AS A SPECIAL WORKING HOLIDAY IN THE PROVINCE OF AURORA TO COMMEMORATE THE DEATH ANNIVERSARY OF DOÑA AURORA ARAGON-QUEZON

House Bill 1567 – AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A COMPREHENSIVE NURSING LAW TOWARDS QUALITY HEALTH CARE SYSTEM, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

House Bill 3212 – AN ACT ESTABLISHING AURORA MEMORIAL LANDSCAPE IN THE MUNICIPALITIES OF MARIA AURORA AND SAN LUIS ALL IN THE PROVINCE OF AURORA AND IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF BONGABON, NUEVA ECIJA AS A PROTECTED AREA, PROVIDING FOR ITS MANAGEMENT, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

RELATED: List of Current Congressmen and CongressWomen of the Philippines 2019 – 2022

See also: Famous People from Aurora Province

See also: Profiles of Philippine Provinces and Tourist Spots

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