Sen. Darius Dillon has been criticized by some of his fellow senators, who believe that his May 22 press conference where he called the Senate ‘rotten’ and ‘useless’ brought the body to disgrace. One especially vocal critic is Sen. George T. Tengbeh of Lofa, who described Dillon’s ‘outburst’ as a ‘disrespect.’
Senator Nyonblee Karnga-Lawrence has voiced disapproval that the recast 2019/2020 budget was sent to the Senate Committee on Ways, Means, and Finance and passed without being debated. The budget was being adjusted to accommodate for changing national priorities due to COVID-19.
Montserrado â€“ Montserradoâ€™s Sen. Saah Joseph who famously ran an emergency ambulance service during the Ebola outbreak in 2014, has vowed to join the ongoing fight against the Coronavirus pandemic.
House Speaker Bhofal Chambers is calling on citizens to adapt and follow health measures announced by the government in order to end the Coronavirus pandemic.
The sitting of the 54th Legislature was on March 5 abruptly adjoined in the Senate following the failure of that body to attain the two-third quorum required by Senate rules to carry on the business of ratifying or adopting the Senateâ€™s agenda.
The gasoline shortage which caused a major crisis across Liberia, appears to have abated as retailers nationwide are receiving adequate supplies and pumping them out to the general public.
With less than seven months to go until senatorial elections in October this year, the National Elections Commission says the elections may not go ahead if the government fails to provide the US$17 million in funding it promised the commission.
Controversy has erupted in the Senate over President George Weahâ€™s recent groundbreaking of the RIA Highway Expansion Project. The project aims to convert the 45-km highway to the Roberts International Airport from a two-lane one to a four-lane highway.