River Gee’s second district representative, Francis Dopoh, has written to ask the House of Representatives for allotment to be made for community radio stations in the 2019 national budget.
Police Inspector General Patrick Sudue, along with Gender Minister Wilhelmina Piso Saydee-Tarr, are expected to appear before members of the House of Representatives on Tuesday to give reasons for the growing rate of teenage prostitution.
The House of Representatives is yet to commence discussions on the 2019 draft national budget, more than two weeks since it received the document.
“Mr. Nominee, let me take this time to congratulate you for your preferment. You know many times we are coerced to swallow the bitter pills to accept some average and some not average.” This was the exact comment of Grand Kru’s Sen. Peter Coleman to former senator Blamo Nelson during his confirmation hearing as Liberia Ambassador-designate to Japan, before the Senate’s Committee on Foreign Relations, Monday, July 8.
Members of the House of Representatives have voted to pass the Domestic Violence Act. The lawmakers took the decision on Thursday, July 4, allowing the bill to be forwarded to the Senate for a vote.
The Liberian Senate has voted to reject three of President George Weah’s nominees for the Central Bank of Liberia Board of Governors. The nominees are Richard A, Dolley, Timothy Thomas, and James B. Dennis.
The Senate has elected Sen. Saah Joseph of Montserrado to serve as the chair on the Committee on the Executive.
Finance Minister Samuel Tweah has finally presented the 2019/2020 draft national budget to the National Legislature.