Lucy Torres Gomez Biography, Latest

Lucy Torres Gomez is a Filipino politician, actress and television personality. She is currently serving her fourth term as congresswoman of the fourth legislative district of Leyte Province. The fourth district is composed of the city of Ormoc and the municipalities of Albuera, Isabel, Kananga, Matag-ob, Merida, and Palompon.

Running under the ruling PDP-Laban Party in the May 13, 2019 election, she won over Eufrocino Codilla Jr. of Lakas Party.

Lucy Torres Gomez
Lucy Torres Gomez (Photo Credit: Facebook Page)

Latest News
June 24, 2020 – Congresswoman Lucy Torres defended the Anti-Terrorism Bill against criticism saying that fear of abuse is not a reason to reject the bill and that any law is subject to abuse.

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Lucy Marie Martinez Torres-Gomez
Birth Date –> December 11, 1974 (age 44)
Hometown –> Ormoc City, Leyte, Philippines

Family
Father –> Manuel “Manoling” Torres, Jr.
Mother –> Julie Martínez
Brother –> Kananga Mayor and former Board Member Matt Torres
Sister –> Provincial Board Member Maria Carmen Jean Torres Rama
Spouse –> Actor and Ormoc City Mayor Richard Gomez
Daughter –> Juliana Marie Beatriz T. Gomez

Education
Elementary – St. Peter’s College in Ormoc City
High School – St. Peter’s College in Ormoc City
College – University of the Philippines Cebu
Course – Business Management

Political Career / Work Experiences
2019-Present – Chairperson, House Committee on Disaster Management
2019-Present – Vice Chairperson, House Committee on Tourism
2019-Present – Vice Chairperson, House Committee on Women and Gender Equality
2010-2013, 2013-Present – Congresswoman

Bills / Laws / Resolutions
House Bill 717 – AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A RAILWAY SYSTEM IN THE EASTERN VISAYAS REGION, FROM THE ENTRY OF THE PROVINCE OF SAMAR TO THE MUNICIPALITY OF SAN RICARDO IN THE PROVINCE OF SOUTHERN LEYTE, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

House Bill 718 – AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF BIRTHING CENTER IN EVERY BARANGAY NATIONWIDE AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

House Bill 719 – AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF AN ADDITIONAL BUILDING FOR THE ORMOC CITY JAIL IN BARANGAY ALTA VISTA, ORMOC CITY, LEYTE AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

House Bill 720 – AN ACT CONVERTING THE CITY ROAD PASSING FROM BARANGAYS LUNA, DOLORES, MILAGRO AND TONGONAN LEADING TO LAKE DANAO IN THE CITY OF ORMOC, PROVINCE OF LEYTE INTO A NATIONAL ROAD AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

House Bill 721 – AN ACT INCLUDING VALUES FORMATION AS A SEPARATE SUBJECT IN THE ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY CURRICULA AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

House Bill 722 – AN ACT GRANTING CASH AND OTHER NON-MONETARY BENEFITS AND INCENTIVES TO FILIPINO ARTISTS WHO HAVE BROUGHT HONOR AND RECOGNITION TO THE COUNTRY BY WINNING IN INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIONS, INCLUDING THEIR COACHES AND TRAINERS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

House Bill 725 – AN ACT MANDATING THE PROCUREMENT OF STATE-OF-THE ART AIRCRAFT RECOVERY EQUIPMENT FOR THE NIÑOY AQUINO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NAIA) AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

House Bill 726 – AN ACT PROVIDING FOR AN INTEGRATED EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM TO DEVELOP, PRESERVE AND PROMOTE THE INTRINSIC AND INDIGENOUS HERITAGE CRAFTS OF THE PHILIPPINES AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

House Bill 946 – AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF ONE TOILET FOR EVERY FIVE CLASSROOMS IN ALL PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS IN THE FOURTH DISTRICT OF LEYTE

House Bill 947 – AN ACT ESTABLISHING A NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL IN BARANGAY SAN ISIDRO, CITY OF ORMOC IN THE PROVINCE OF LEYTE TO BE KNOWN AS SAN ISIDRO NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

House Bill 948 – AN ACT ESTABLISHING A NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL IN BARANGAY SALVACION, CITY OF ORMOC IN THE PROVINCE OF LEYTE TO BE KNOWN AS SALVACION NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

House Bill 949 – AN ACT ESTABLISHING A NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL IN BARANGAY MAS-IN, CITY OF ORMOC IN THE PROVINCE OF LEYTE TO BE KNOWN AS MAS-IN NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

House Bill 950 – AN ACT ESTABLISHING A NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL IN BARANGAY MACABUG, CITY OF ORMOC IN THE PROVINCE OF LEYTE TO BE KNOWN AS MACABUG NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Television Programs
2014 – Celebrity Dance Battle
2013 – Showbiz Police: Intriga Under Arrest
2010-2013 – Talentadong Pinoy
2010-2011 – P.O.5
2007 – Mga Mata ni Anghelita
2007-2011 – The Sweet Life
2005-2010 – Shall We Dance?
2004-2005 – Forever in My Heart
2004-2007 – Bahay Mo Ba ‘To?
2003-2004 – All About You
1998-2001 – Richard Loves Lucy

Movie List
2011 – Ang Panday 2

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

See also: Biography of Leopoldo Dominico Petilla; Carlo Loreto

See also: Famous People from Leyte Province

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