Members of the House of Representatives have concurred with the Senate to ratify two mineral development agreements recently submitted by the executive.
A University of Liberia student group, the Vanguard Student Unification Party, is demanding that the legislature increase the institution’s budget.
A special committee appointed by House Speaker Bhofal Chambers to probe the 13-year-old ongoing Executive Mansion renovation project has said it cannot identify several contractors associated with the project.
President George Weah has submitted a concession agreement between the government and Prista Port Buchanan LLC to the legislature for ratification.
As the ECOWAS Parliament opens its extraordinary session in Liberia, Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylor has expressed her concern over the decline of women’s representation in the governing structure of the ECOWAS region.
More than 100 members of the ECOWAS Parliament are currently in the country for a gathering focused on transhumance and inter-community conflict. They will also attempt to tackle recent xenophobic attacks in South Africa.
A group advocating for the rights of communities affected by logging companies wants the legislature to ensure that the government pays communities their legal fair share of land rental fees collected from logging companies.
Sinoe’s Senator Augustine Chea has filed a complaint against Sen. Nyonblee Karnga-Lawrence for prioritizing the newly-elected Senator Darius Dillon over him in assigning office space in the Capitol Building.