Claim that SUC students come from moneyed class baseless—Recto

23 January 2017, Comment are Off
Senate Minority Leader Ralph Recto today blasted as “untrue and unfair” the characterization that state colleges are enclaves of the moneyed class. “I think that description has no factual basis,” Recto said. “Enrollees in provincial SUCs (state universities and colleges) come...

Recto to Bato: No need to resign, but reform PNP

22 January 2017, Comment are Off
Philippine National Police Director General Ronald de la Rosa must adopt as his birthday wish to himself the firm resolve to rid the PNP of scalawags like the ones who choked to death inside Camp Crame the Pampanga-based Korean trader they had abducted earlier. De la Rosa turned...

DOH, DepEd told: After condoms, focus attention on 5M kids in water-less schools

21 January 2017, Comment are Off
The DepEd and the DOH should be as aggressive in putting an end to “waterless schools” as they are in pushing for the distribution of condoms in public schools, Senate Minority Leader Ralph Recto said today. “We would like to see the same determined collaboration in installing...

Sponsorship Speech on Proposed Senate Resolution No. 840

03 September 2012, Comment are Off
SPONSORSHIP SPEECH ON PROPOSED SENATE RESOLUTION NO.  840 A RESOLUTION HONORING AND COMMENDING THE TEN OUTSTANDING TEACHERS OF 2012 AWARDED BY THE METROBANK FOUNDATION, INC. FOR THEIR EXEMPLARY COMPETENCE, DEDICATION TO SERVICE, AND COMMITMENT IN PROVIDING QUALITY EDUCATION. By:...

Sponsorship Speech on the Proposed 2012 General Appropriations Act

15 November 2011, Comment are Off
Sen. Ralph G. Recto’s Sponsorship Speech on the Proposed 2012 General Appropriations Act  Mr. President: Before I dwell on some specifics of next year’s budget, let me take a great leap backward and discuss some details of the national budget 100 years ago. Although a...

Sponsorship Speech On GSIS Members’ Rights and Benefits Act of 2011

03 October 2011, Comment are Off
Sponsorship Speech On GSIS Members’ Rights and Benefits Act of 2011 (Senate Bill No. 2854, under Committee Report No. 41) By Sen. Ralph G. Recto Chairman, Committee on Government Corporations and Public Enterprises Mr. President: Every month, the Senate forks over to its landlord...