Speed of hiring new teachers, cops, health personnel to be reviewed – Sen. Recto

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The Senate review on the 2020 national budget proposal of the Duterte administration will include “a scrutiny on how fast agencies are hiring teachers, policemen and health personnel,” Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto said. While lawmakers traditionally focus “on problems in project implementation, of equal importance are the delays in personnel hiring,” he said. Over at the Department of Education (DepEd), some P32 billion has been included in its 2019 budget to, among others, “fill up vacancies and create new teaching positions.” In the case of DepEd, it is…