Barangay Leaders of Dolores, Eastern Samar

Happy to have finally met the barangay leaders of Dolores, Eastern Samar who we had the opportunity to work with in...

Association of Barangay Captains from San Antonio, Quezon

Senator Ralph Recto welcomes the Association of Barangay Captains from San Antonio, Quezon to the Senate. The group was...

Ocular inspection of facilities at the PAGASA Weather Forecasting Office

The Senate is taking up Sen. Ralph Recto’s bill, SB No. 2834, which seeks to modernize the PAGASA by providing...

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AUG
26
2015

PAGASA Modernization Bill Palace-bound as House OKs Senate version

The House of Representatives approved yesterday the Senate-version of the PAGASA Modernization Bill, foreclosing any
AUG
25
2015

Despite PNoy order, ‘BBL’ still needed to protect OFW padala  

Despite President Aquino’s order to the Bureau of Customs to stop inspections of balikbayan boxes, Sen. Ralph Recto said
AUG
24
2015

Recto to file new BBL – Balikbayan Box Law; to crowdsource ideas from stakeholders

Senate President Pro-Tempore Ralph G. Recto is set to file a BBL – or Balikbayan Box Law – that will raise the
AUG
23
2015

Recto: Hike balikbayan box tax-exempt value; use BOC intel fund, X-rays to catch bigtime smugglers

The chair of the Senate Finance Subcommittee reviewing the Bureau of Customs (BOC) budget said agency officials will be
AUG
21
2015

No CCTV, no balikbayan box inspection – Recto

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has a budget of P3.2 billion this year. Last year, it collected P1.01 billion every day.
AUG
20
2015

Gov’t “seminar, scholarship budget” doubles to P33 B

Based on the 2016 Budget of Expenditures and Sources of Financing (BESF), government “training and scholarship expenses”
AUG
18
2015

On the return of the youngest member of the Senate

I am looking forward to working with the youngest member of the Senate. With our agenda full, hard labor awaits him
AUG
17
2015

LTO promise in 2016 budget: New plates in 1 week, driver’s license in 1 hour

Car plates and stickers for brand-new cars issued within seven days Registration of old cars, complete with car plates
AUG
12
2015

P50.6 B for gov’t pay hike translates into an average P3,000 monthly increase

The national government is setting aside P50.6 billion in the proposed 2016 national budget for the salary hike of its
AUG
11
2015

Bill granting tax exemptions to PWDs nears Senate OK

A bill making the caring of a person with disability (PWD) tax-deductible nears approval in the Senate after it was
AUG
10
2015

CO-SPONSORSHIP SPEECH ON PERSON WITH DISABILITIES (SB NO. 2890)

It has been said that a government’s greatness is measured “by how it treats those who are in the dawn of life, the
AUG
09
2015

Recto wants DOLE’s proposed P500 M aid to K-12 displaced teachers raised

Sen. Ralph Recto is calling for an increase in the P500 million assistance fund to K to 12 displaced college teachers

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PAGASA Modernization Act awaits Pnoy's signature

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