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DEC
02
2016

Recto: Signing of IRR on PWD law “strongest indicator that Palace has abandoned tax plan to revoke PWD privileges”

Senate Minority Leader Ralph Recto has hailed today’s signing of the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of
DEC
02
2016

Problem hiring? Tap millennials to fill 6,000 COA vacancies—Recto

The Commission on Audit (COA), the taxpayer’s whistleblower, should be promoted as a “premier destination” for “talented
DEC
01
2016

Free tuition looms for 1 M state college students; Recto amendment gives P5.7 B to SUCs for new bldgs

Close to a million students of state colleges and universities (SUCs) will not pay tuition next year if Minority Leader
DEC
01
2016

Senate hikes DOLE’s OFW repatriation fund to P100 M, but Recto wants P1.5 B to help distressed Pinoys abroad

The Senate has adopted Minority Leader Ralph Recto’s proposal for the creation of a P100-million “emergency repatriation
NOV
29
2016

Budget Delayed is Development Denied

“WHAT USE IS THE BUDGET IF NOT SPENT ON TIME, IN FULL, AND FOR THE RIGHT PROJECTS?” Explanation of Vote on
NOV
27
2016

‘Agencies must spend the buck and not pass the buck’

There is an emerging bad habit among agencies to transfer their allocations to other agencies and then report such
NOV
26
2016

Recto optimistic on hiked funding to combat malnutrition

Senators spearheading the bicameral push to increase the per meal budget of free school lunches are optimistic that the
NOV
25
2016

Duterte administration could spend up to P26.7 trillion in 6 years

The Duterte administration is forecast to spend P26.7 trillion in six years in power, and Senate Minority Leader Ralph
NOV
24
2016

Minority seeks cuts in budget for travel, utilities, representation, non-essential overhead 

Senate Minority Leader Ralph Recto is pushing for a minimum 10 percent cut in the bureaucracy’s cellphone, electricity,
NOV
22
2016

Use OP intel fund in finding Abu Sayyaf, killers of top revenue officials

If they were killed by scalawags out to sabotage your anti-corruption program, then please use the presidential
NOV
22
2016

No more en-DOH for thousands of nurses after minority cites funding sources

The Department of Health will no longer hand out pink slips to thousands of nurses and other field personnel next year
NOV
22
2016

Just 1 in 3 ‘Doctors to Barrios’ slots taken, Recto bats for ‘1 town, 1 doctor’ scholarships

Because only a third of the slots in its Doctors to the Barrios program are filled for lack of applicants, government

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Nananawagan tayo na triplehin ang tulong para sa mga OFW. Kulang na kulang ito sa pangangailangan ng mga OFWs natin na kailangang umuwi sa panahon ng sakuna at kagipitan. 2017 OFW aid fund is “mere four hours’ worth” of all OFW remittances. Maliit na halaga ang P580 milyon kumpara sa ambag nila sa ating ekonomiya.

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