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Senate President Pro Tempore: No Civil Servant Pay for Christmas

Senate President Pro Tempore: No Civil Servant Pay for Christmas

The George Weah-led government may be unable to pay civil servants for the Christmas holiday season, as Senate President Pro Tempore Albert Chie suggested that the government would be unable to stabilize salary payments until February 2020. 

EDITORIAL: Secrecy and Opaqueness is Killing the Liberian Legislature

Secret resolutions, subterranean activities, and other forms of limited transparency by the legislature do not foster public trust. Instead, they breed cynicism and discontent among the population who, whether rightly or wrongly, assume that legislators’ decisions are always motivated by “brown envelopes.”

Legislature Did Not Approve Printing of L$16 Billion in New Banknotes

The government of Liberia recently reported that it is investigating the mysterious disappearance of L$16 billion newly printed bank notes that were reportedly brought to the country between last November and March this year. But records have shown that the Legislature did not approve the printing of the amount, as required by the constitution.

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