Author Archives: Lisa Diasay

As 15 Senators Head For Re-Election Liberian Senate Opens 3rd Session

In fulfillment of Article 32 of the Liberian Constitution, the Liberian Senate has opened its 3rd session in order to complete the work of the Liberian People. Article 32 (a) states “The Legislature shall assemble in regular session once a year on the second working Monday in January.” During its 2nd Session, the Senate was engulfed with series of challenges

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Controversies Hit House Of Representatives Over Printing Of New Banknotes

Controversies have beclouded the House of Representatives on the printing of new banknotes in order to boost the economy and create a smooth floor of cash through the economy. Lawmakers within the Lower House of the National Legislature argued that the process leading to the printing of new money must be observed with consciousness in the best interest of the

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US$30,000 Needed To Probe Executive Mansion 13 years Renovation -As Millions Remain Unaccounted For

The Specialized Committee constituted by the House of Representatives to probe immeasurable spending in the renovation of the Executive Mansion has pleaded for US$30,000 and three (3) months extension to adequately investigate the matter. The committee report was based on Plenary’s August 8, 2019 decision from a researched communication from Grand Bassa County District 4, representative Vicent S.T. Willie II

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Over US$277 Million Investment Deal, Others Submitted For Ratification

An investment deal in the tone of over US$277 million to develop the Sea Port of Buchannan, Grand Bassa County has been submitted for Legislative action. Pres. George Weah recently submitted the Concession Agreement between the Government of Liberia and Prista Port Buchanan LLC” to the House of Representatives. In his Communication, the investment has a term of 25 years,

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ECOWAS Parliament Opens Transhumance Seminar In Monrovia -As VP Taylor Calls For Unity

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Thursday began the holding of a weeklong extraordinary session and seminar on Transhumance and Intercommunity Conflict in the sub-region. Liberia is hosting regional body session for the first since the brutal civil unrest which claimed the lives of thousands of Liberians and others. The event brings together over one hundred (100) Parliamentarian

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