He is the current Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Philippines and represents the 1st District of Davao del Norte.
From 2001 to 2002, he was acting Secretary of Transportation and Communications.
He is a campaign manager and strategist in Philippine politics. He supported the presidential bids of eventual winners Fidel V. Ramos, Joseph Estrada, and Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. Puno is also responsible in the campaign of Vice President and UNA presidential candidate Jejomar Binay for the 2016 elections.
He was a former interior secretary of the Philippines, and was a representative in Congress.
He served as Mayor of Balanga City, Bataan from 1998 to 2004. He was elected as Member of the House of Representatives in the 2004 elections, representing the Second District of Bataan. He was reelected in the 2007 and 2010 elections. He authored Republic Act 9728 converting the Bataan Economic Zone into Free Port Area of Bataan.
He is currently the governor of Bataan.
He is the curent governor of Agusan del Sur.
Governor Adolph Edward Galido Plaza has received various awards for his efforts, one of which is the 2014 National Awards for Seal of Good Housekeeping, an accolade to his administration’s plans and programs to uplift the economic condition of the Agusanons. During his SOPA (State of the Province Address) on June 17, 2014 he said that “it is not enough that the government will be giving the people what they think is good for them, but it must be what the people need most.”
He is currently the congressman of 2nd District of Capiz.
He has been elected to three terms as a Member of the House of Representatives of the Philippines, representing the Second District of Capiz. He first won election to Congress in 2001, and was re-elected in 2004 and 2007. He took up a Bachelor of Arts in Colegio de Purisima Concepcion, graduating in 1971, and he attained a Bachelor of Laws in San Beda College in 1975. He is a member of the Legal Management Council of the Philippines and the Association of Bank Lawyers of the Philippines.
Karlo Alexei Bendigo Nograles has dedicated the past 12 years of his life bringing about meaningful and sustainable change in the lives of the people of the first congressional district of Davao City. He has been instrumental in the transformation of urban poor and disadvantaged communities, providing hope and a chance for a better life for thousands of Dabawenyos and their families through his various Oplan K Programs.
He is a veteran political party worker and organizer. After completing his graduate studies in Political Science at the University of the Philippines and a twenty-year stint at the National Economic Development Authority and Department of Foreign Affairs, he served as Deputy Secretary General of three major political parties in the country, Partidong Masang Pilipino (PMP), Kabalikatng Malayang Pilipino (KAMPI) and Lakas-Kampi CMD (LKC).