Senate hearing last October 12, 2016 on the proposed emergency powers for President Rodrigo Duterte to address the traffic problem in the Philippines. HIGHLIGHTS: 1. Senator Recto questions Section 7 of the DOTr bill re emergency powers for President Duterte 2. Senator Recto to
2016 TVC HIGHLIGHTS: 1. R.A. 10653 – Increasing the Tax-Exemption Cap for the 13th Month Pay, Christmas Bonus and Other Benefits from P30,000 to P82,000 – February 12, 2015 2. R.A. 10157 – Free Kindergarten Act – January 20, 2012 3. R.A. 10692 –
Sen. Ralph Recto’s interpellation on the proposed budget of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) for State Universities and Colleges (SUC) in 2016. TIMESTAMPS: 1. Free Public College SB 2986 – 0:00 2. Tuition Fee per student – 0:06 3. P10,000 per student subsidy
“The utilization rate is low. We betray the people when we are slow, or if we fail, in returning the taxes they have paid, through the national budget. The results penalize the people who have the right to expect the things promised in the budget.” -Sen. Ralph Recto... See MoreSee Less
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.