On the urgent need to fund certain measures in the 2019 budget
December 4, 2018
There are gaps in the proposed 2019 budget which the Senate can address in a transparent, legal way. No one is to be blamed for the oversight, as these unfunded mandates arose from laws passed after the 2019 national budget has been prepared in the executive branch. In addition to new laws, there is the Supreme Court ruling on the IRA case, which now adds billions in revenue plowbacks to loc
Senate President Pro-Tempore Ralph G. Recto is a competent, dedicated and diplomatic public servant. His devotion to family and community, unrelenting desire to make a better life for others, consummate passion for his work, and interactive leadership style serve as the firm foundation upon which he built a reputation as a young and committed leader whether as a legislator or a national executive.