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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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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 13:15:00 -0700

I believe we can work together with whoever will be the new chair of the Senate finance committee,” said panel chair Isidro Ungab, a Davao City representative. In a statement, the congressman said the organization of the Senate was only an “internal ...
Wed, 29 Jul 2015 05:56:15 -0700

Davao Representative Isidro Ungab, chair of appropriations panel, said Escudero's move was laudable. "We laud Senator Escudero for considering the immediate passage of the 2016 Budget in his decision to resign from his assigned committee," Ungab said ...

Philippine Star

Manila Standard Today
Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:18:45 -0700

Isidro Ungab, chairman of the House committee on appropriations, the budget hearings and deliberations will start on August 10. House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. led the members of the House in receiving the proposed P3.002-trillion 2016 national ...
Manila Bulletin
Mon, 27 Jul 2015 09:07:00 -0700

Isidro Ungab, chairman of the the House Committee on Appropriations said they are ready to “scrutinize and study every proposal during the budget deliberations.” “We will ensure that the appropriations are indeed necessary for the purpose for which ...

Philippine Star

Philippine Star
Tue, 21 Jul 2015 08:56:15 -0700

Isidro Ungab, House appropriations committee chairman, said President Aquino is expected to present his 2016 budget proposal through Abad on Tuesday. “He has always submitted his budget proposal a day after his State of the Nation Address (SONA).

Manila Standard Today

Manila Standard Today
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 09:07:30 -0700

Chairman Isidro Ungab says his committee will begin the budget hearings on August 10. 18 hours ago |; Budget Sec. Florencio Abad submits to the House of Representatives the proposed national budget of P 3-trillion for 2016. 18 hours ago |; Suspended ...
Mon, 20 Jul 2015 09:19:17 -0700

Isidro Ungab, who heads the House Committee on Appropriations, said such amendments were the product of “exhaustive deliberation and study” by Congress. Ungab said Congress “disregards any partisan politics and ensures that (appropriations) will not ...

Philippine Star

Philippine Star
Sun, 12 Jul 2015 09:18:45 -0700

Isidro Ungab and Romblon Rep. Eleandro Jesus Madrona. Whatever happens next, according to Press Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr., will be up to the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) under Secretary Teresita Deles, who is ...

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