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.
Residents of Gbarma and Kongbah districts have established a special vetting committee to select a lone Senate aspirant to avoid splitting their votes among several candidates.
The collapse of a major bridge that runs across the Tuma River in Gbarpolu is making life difficult for residents of the many towns and villages connected by the bridge.
In the video below, commuters at the Dorkorta crossing point express their frustration with the impact of a damaged bridge in Gbarpolu. The bridge, which ran across the Tuma River, was the only crossing point for residents and connects two administrative districts in the county.
At a time when many health institutions are facing severe shortages of materials such as drugs and fuel, a Gbarpolu citizen has donated fuel to the countyâ€™s main referral hospital, the Chief Jallah Lone Medical Center.
The Senate has invited the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning to account for what it says was a violation of the Liberian Constitution and the Public Financial Management Act.
In the wake of the ongoing election dispute, several senators on Tuesday recently held a one-day special retreat at the Farmington hotel in Margibi to deliberate and find a peaceful resolution to the matter.
Citizens in Margibi are requesting Senator Jim Tornonlah to accept the proposal to cut down his salary and benefits.