The 54th National Legislature has returned for its third sitting after an annual constituency break official ended over the weekend. A formal ceremony was held yesterday, January 13, to mark the resumption of the first branch of government for official business.
Members of the House of Representatives have voted to withdraw President George Weah’s reform proposals.
The House of Representatives has passed the National Remuneration and Standardization Act of 2019, which aims to standardize pay and benefits across all three branches of government.
Members of the Liberian Senate have voted to pass the Domestic Violence Act, two weeks after their counterparts in the House of Representatives approved the bill.
As citizens across Liberia have been discussing reforming key electoral laws and policies, some voters in Margibi are debating whether basic educational requirements are necessary for representatives and senators.
After failing to appear at a legislative working session on electoral reform held in Buchanan, lawmakers want representatives of the National Elections Commission to appear before the House of Representatives.
The family of the fallen Montserrado representative, Adolph Lawrence, has written the leadership of the House of Representatives to waive their right to a government-sponsored state funeral for the former statesman.
On Thursday, January 18, the House of Representatives voted to investigate several lawmakers accused of bringing the body to disrepute by accusing its leaders of malpractices in public.