Several citizens have welcomed a proposal from three members of the Liberian Senate for a 25 percent reduction in the benefits of public officials as an austerity measure against the continuous decline in the countryâ€™s economy.
After failed efforts at institutional reform, the legislature still lacks needed transparency; there is still no way for citizens to know how their lawmakers vote on particular issues.
Investigation has revealed that there is no record available at the Liberian Legislature to show how individual lawmakers vote for bills on the floor.
On September 19th, students at the Buchanan Demonstration Elementary School and the World Wide Academy will return to school to learn new concepts that most Liberian university students never dream of encountering.
MONROVIA, Montserrado â€“ The Director of the Legislative Information Service at the Liberian Legislature, McCarthy Weh, has submitted a proposal to the leadership of the Liberian Senate and the House of Representatives seeking a comprehensive reform at the Liberian Legislature.
Citizens in Margibi have praised one of the countyâ€™s senators, Oscar Cooper, over his recent call for 20% reduction in the benefits of lawmakers in the country.
The head of Liberiaâ€™s Incident Management System, Tolbert Nyenswah, has issued a health and travel alert to all Liberians going to neighboring Sierra Leone and Guinea.
The Pro Tem of the Liberian Senate, Armah Zulu Jallah, has called all citizens of the country to remain focused on peace and security as the United Nations Mission in Liberia draws down its security force in the country.