Senate President Pro Tempore Albert Chie has constituted a committee to audit an estimated US$557,000 that was earmarked to be cut from senators’ salaries and added onto staffers’ salaries during a ‘salary harmonization’ process.
Sen. Albert Chie has dedicated several development projects completed within Grand Kru that are worth US$579,000, including the Grand Cess City Hall.
Grand Kruâ€™s county officials have announced that materials intended to help the county contain the Coronavirus pandemic have been stolen after a truck carrying the items became involved in an accident in Bong.
A fatal road accident involving a vehicle owned by Senate President Pro Tempore Albert Chie has killed three people along the Salala-Totota stretch of the Madam Suakoko Highway in Bong, according to police in the county.
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.
enate President Pro Tempore Albert Chie has constituted a five-person special Senate committee to investigate complaints by Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylor that the Executive Branch has neglected to accord the adequate budgetary allocation, allowances, and benefits for her office.
A leaked communication from the office of the vice president revealed that, contrary to reasons provided by Senate President Pro Tempore Albert Chie, Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylorâ€™s absence from the opening session of the senate was due to complaints about the government not providing her office with its allotted budget.
As members of the senate reconvened for its third session on Monday, Senate President Pro Tempore Albert Chie has predicted a challenging session amid the upcoming senatorial election in October.