Tatak Metro 3rd


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.

Cong. Albee Benitez Visits today (July 26) Silay City School - Doña Monserrat Lopez Memorial High School

July 26, 2017

Rep. Albee Benitez conducted a site visit at Doña Monserrat Lopez Memorial High School today, July 26, together with Silay City Vice Mayor Joedith Gallego, Silay City Schools Superintendent Neri Ann Alibuyog, DPWH Project Engineer Ester Miranda, School Principal Rodito Badian and other LGU and school officials. He also met with some of the teachers and students for a short dialogue.

Consultation Meeting with SSS

To ensure smooth implementation of the Metro 3rd ASENSO Burial Assistance Program after its recent launching, the Programs and Services Group of Cong. Albee Benitez District Office facilitated a consultation meeting with key branch heads of the Social Security System (SSS) office and the respective technical working groups and lead implementors of the cities of Victorias, Silay and Talisay and the municipalities of Murcia and EB Magalona.

Preparation Underway for Nikki CARES Medical/Surgical Mission for Metro Third

July 21, 2017

Mayor Neil Lizares III met with Dominique "Nikki" Lopez Benitez, wife of Rep. Alfredo "Albee" Benitez to map out the groundwork for a major 3-day medical and surgical mission on November 2017 at the Teresita Locsin Jalandoni Provincial Hospital in Silay City.

Talisay City Mayor Neil E. Lizares and Nikki Lopez Benitez discuss the Third District medical and surgical mission slated on November 9, 2017 (Photo by Jonaz Lojera Delleva)

Balaring Meeting on Housing Concerns

Cong. Albee Benitez met today (July 20) with the purok presidents, kagawads and the punong barangay of Barangay Balaring, Remy Roldan to discuss housing concerns especially of informal settler families (ISF)in the barangay and to update constituents of ongoing priority projects in the Third District - among them, inventory of ISFs, intensification of NOCHP enrolment, household survey to determine needs for power especially solar technology for far-flung households, streetlights, and water systems.

In the photo, Cong Albee is joined by the purok president, barangay kagawads, punong barangay Remy Roldan of Barangay Balaring, Silay City and the District Coordinator for housing concerns Marie June Castro.*