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Teodoro Casiño has authored several laws and bills including The Public Attorneys Act of 2007 (R.A. 9406) which strengthened the Public Attorneys Office and expanded its free legal services to poor litigants, The Tax Relief Act of 2009 (R.A. 9504) which exempts minimum wage earners from withholding taxes, and The regulation of oil prices (HB 4355), mobile phone services (HB 5653), tuition fees (HB 1961) and interest rates (HB 4917).
As a writer, Casiño was a regular contributor to the Philippine Daily Inquirer’s Youngblood column from 1994-1996. In 1995, he became a regular columnist for Business World, one of the most respected business newspapers in the country. He also wrote columns for the tabloids People’s Bagong Taliba and Frontpage, the OFW weekly Pinoy Gazette and the online magazine Bulatlat.com.
Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, University of the Philippines (1986-1993)
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Authored Laws and Bills
Teodoro Casiño is the principal author of four laws that have benefited the poor and marginalized sectors, namely:
Aside from this, Teodoro Casiño (Teddy Casiño) has authored a total of 178 authored and 376 co-authored measures, making him the 4th most prolific congressman in the 15th Congress.
Casino’s main advocacy is the lowering of prices of electricity, oil and water as well as regulation in the price of education, healthcare, mobile communications, toll fees and other basic utilities and services. Towards this end, he has filed bills on:
He has consistently opposed the budget cuts in our state colleges and universities as well as the privatization of our public hospitals and water districts.
As a relentless fighter of corruption and government abuse, Casino is also the principal author of
Sources: wikipedia.org, pinoyexchange.com