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Vice Governor Rodolfo T. Albano III, more popularly known as Rodito, was three term mayor of Cabagan, Isabela before he was first elected to represent Isabela's First District in the House of Representatives in 1998. In 2002, he was appointed as Executive Director of the Joint Congressional Power Commission (JCPC). He returned to Congress in 2004 and in 2007, was given another fresh mandate by a pleased electorate.
In 1980, he obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science degree at the De La Salle University. A true blue green archer, he also finished his elementary and secondary education at La Salle Greenhills. He was a recipient of the US Study Grants on Local Trends in 1982 and also attended the Local Administrative Development Program in 1988.
During his third term as Congressman, Vice Governor Albano lent his voice and influence in the passage of pro-people pieces of legislation by co-authorizing bills aimed at promoting and protecting human rights, chief of which is the Anti-Torture Act of 2007 (RA 9754). As a staunch defender of the interest of the people, he co-sponsored the Cheaper Medicines Act of 2007 (RA 9502) despite heavy resistance from big multinational corporations.
After his fruitful stint in the House of Representatives, he chose to follow the footsteps of his father who was once vice governor of the Province of Isabela. On June 30, 2010, he assumed the second highest position of the second largest province in the country as Vice Governor Rodolfo "Rodito" T. Albano III.
He is married to Congresswoman Mylene G. Albano of Davao, with whom he has one child, Rafael Alfredo.
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