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Isidro Ungab
Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Davao City's Third District
Assumed office
June 30, 2007
Preceded by Ruy Elias Lopez
Personal details
Born (1961-05-08) May 8, 1961 (age 54)
Davao City
Nationality Filipino
Political party PMP (2003-2009)
Liberal Party (2009-present)

Isidro T. Ungab (born May 8, 1961) is a Filipino politician, a former banker, and a former local legislator of the City of Davao. He was elected as a Member of the House of Representatives of the Philippines, representing the Third District of Davao City beginning in 2007.

Ungab attended the University of the Philippines in Los Baños, Laguna and attained a degree in B.S. Agri Economics.He finished his Advanced Bank Management Program (ABMP) at the Asian Institute of Management (AIM), Masters in Public Management (MPM) from the Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP), and the Command and General Staff Course in Camp General Emilio Aguinaldo.

He had worked as an economic analyst, account officer, development bank manager and as a consultant to various financial institutions. He joined politics in 1995 and was elected as city councilor of Davao City for nine (9) consecutive years. In the May 2007 elections, he ran as a 3rd District Congressman and was re-elected in 2010 for his second term. He run unopposed in his third and last term as congressman of the 3rd district of Davao City. Ungab served as chairman of the Committee on Ways and Means in the Fifteenth Congress and was primarily responsible for the passage of the law amending the excise taxes for tobacco and alcohol otherwise known as the Sin Tax Law of 2012. He now serves as Chairman of the powerful Committee on Appropriations in the Sixteenth Congress.

Ungab is also a reserve officer in the AFP as an army reserve lieutenant colonel and battalion commander of the 3rd Metro Davao Infantry Battalion (Ready Reserve) under the 22nd Infantry Division (Philippines). He is also a member of the U. P. Vanguard Inc.

External links[edit]

  1. Ungab signs scholarship pact for poor students at Sunstar.com
  2. "Member Information: Isidro T. Ungab". House of Representatives of the Philippines. Retrieved 2008-04-10. 
Preceded by
Ruy Elias Lopez
Representative, 3rd District of Davao City
Succeeded by

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Manila Standard Today

Manila Standard Today
Sun, 30 Aug 2015 09:30:00 -0700

Isidro Ungab of the House Appropriations Committee revealed the administration will indeed cut the maintenance and other operating expenses and capital outlays of 59 state universities and colleges by P477.8 million. Salgado said this only confirmed ...

Philippine Star

Philippine Star
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 08:56:15 -0700

Abad also said Malacañang would like SUCs to spend more than P20 billion in accumulated savings before giving them more money. Davao City Rep. Isidro Ungab, chair of the appropriations committee, does not encourage members of his panel and of the ...

Philippine Star

Philippine Star
Wed, 26 Aug 2015 09:07:30 -0700

Isidro Ungab. Ridon said that while there is an across-the-board increase in funds for salaries for all SUCs, 59 of them would suffer cuts in allocations for maintenance and other operating expenses (MOOE) and capital outlay (CO). The MOOE represents ...
Tue, 25 Aug 2015 09:07:30 -0700

Isidro Ungab that he has closed down National Agribusiness Corp. (NABCOR) and Zamboanga del Norte Agricultural College Rubber Estate Corp. (ZNAC-REC). “They are now winding down their affairs. We are no longer downloading funds to them,” he said ...

Philippine Star

Philippine Star
Mon, 10 Aug 2015 09:07:30 -0700

Budget Secretary Florencio "Butch" Abad told the appropriations panel, chaired by Davao City Rep. Isidro Ungab, that the government has allotted P6.26 billion for the national and local elections and an additional P6.69 billion for the SK and barangay ...
Mon, 17 Aug 2015 15:18:45 -0700

Isidro Ungab that the imposition of a new tax is not among the legislative proposals the administration wants Congress to approve. He said the proposals are mostly reform measures that would help the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) and Bureau of ...
Philippine Star
Fri, 14 Aug 2015 20:11:15 -0700

Isidro Ungab that increasing the agency's intelligence fund is among their four budgetary proposals to Congress. Dumpit said the CHR needs adequate intelligence fund for the quick reaction teams of the agency's investigators and officials, and to ...

Philippine Star

Philippine Star
Sat, 01 Aug 2015 08:45:00 -0700

Isidro Ungab, appropriations committee chairman, said. “The organization of the Senate is up to them. We are co-equal, separate bodies. We are mandated by the Constitution to study, review and scrutinize the budget. The House will work with whoever is ...

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