Senator Milton Teahjay of Sinoe has brought a complaint to the Senate about what he says is an unprecedented level of illegal mining activities currently taking place in many southeastern counties, including Sinoe, River Cess, and Grand Kru.
The Liberian Senate has mandated its committees on ways, means, finance, and banking and currency to probe into the accelerating depreciation of the Liberian dollar against the U.S. dollar currency and the resulting adverse effect on the economy.
The University of Liberia has told the Senate’s committees on education and public administration that the institution now operates at a deficit due to the government’s failure to pay for its free tuition policy.
Sinoe’s second district representative, Jay Nagbe Sloh, has called on President George Weah to address the nation on the country’s economy.
President George Weah has written the House of Representatives asking that his submission of the 2019 draft budget will be delayed by one month.
President George Weah’s nominee to replace former Associate Justice Kabineh Ja’neh to the Supreme Court has accused the court of denying him justice when it suspended him for rendering a judgment in a case while serving as presiding judge of the Civil Law Court.
Senate Pro Tempore Albert Chie has requested that the Senate’s Committee on Judiciary investigate Bomi’s Sen. Sando Johnson for allegedly accusing senators of accepting bribe to impeach former associate justice Kabineh Ja’neh.
After the Liberian Senate voted on Friday to impeach Associate Justice Kabineh Ja’neh from the Supreme Court bench, President George Weah has appointed his replacement, Judge Yussif Kaba.