Senate Hearing on Emergency Powers for President Duterte

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OCT
09
2017

‘Sycip was keeper of national ledger who told us that our assets are bigger than our liabilities’

The country has many Taipans but one true business titan, and that was Washington Sycip. His counsel was most sought
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OCT
08
2017

Recto bats for P15 B more for Marawi rebuild

Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto is proposing that Malacañang be given a standby fund of P15 billion for Marawi
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OCT
08
2017

Teachers can have higher allowances, take-home pay by Jan. 1 – Recto

Threatened by a P30 billion cut, Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto today called for the rechanneling of DepEd’s
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OCT
07
2017

BOC told to right errors in balikbayan box rules, easy entry of disaster relief

The lawmaker who was the first to point out the tedious requirements in shipping balikbayan boxes today praised the
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OCT
04
2017

Recto to Bato: We find faults, but we also find extra funds

The Senate may find fault in the PNP, but it also finds funding for them. And the Senate helps the police when it does
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OCT
04
2017

Brgy polls deferment must be the last one – Recto

This second postponement must be the final one. It should be a non-extendable deferment. If we scrap again the elections
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SEP
30
2017

Put budget promises like 15-min PNP response, 40-kph MRT speed in ‘BOSS’

One post-budget enactment document the government can publish is a catalogue of performance guarantees issued by
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SEP
29
2017

‘Extra judicial funding’ needed to fight crime, boost rule of law— Recto

One way to fight crime and keep communities safe is through “extra judicial funding” which will modernize courts and
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SEP
27
2017

Explanation of vote on Senate Resolution No. 508 (nominating Miriam Santiago for conferment of the Quezon Service Cross)

To borrow Kennedy, Senator Miriam’s mastery of the Constitution was awesome that when the best constitutional experts
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SEP
27
2017

With 25,000 casuals, DSWD is ‘endo capital’ of gov’t – Recto

Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto today called for the initial doubling of the number of permanent job items in
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SEP
26
2017

Congested jails to run out of food money by October, Recto warns

About 150,000 inmates in 446 Bureau of Jail Management and Penology-run jails in the country may face “a forced last
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SEP
25
2017

P1,000 hike in gov’t workers’ ‘OOTD’ allowance assured

The annual clothing allowance of 1.12 million civilian national government employees will increase to P6,000 next year,
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Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto is proposing that Malacañang be given a standby fund of P15 billion for Marawi reconstruction. Senator Recto said the additional P15 billion for the rehabilitation of the war-destroyed city can be included in the Unprogrammed Appropriations portion of the P3.76 trillion spending measure. #2018nationalbudget

“Kung mayroon tayong inilalaan na P30 billion for the change orders, cost overruns, contingent liabilities sa PPP, bakit hindi rin natin gawin ito para sa Marawi? We can rearrange, revise the components of the unprogrammed fund to accomodate the needs of Marawi, which must be prioritized.” -Senator Ralph Recto
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