The speaker of the 54th National Legislature has blamed former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf for the current economic hardship affecting the country.
The House of Representatives passes the 2018/2019 National Budget at US$570 million, sending the bill to the Senate for concurrence.
President George Weah has appointed a committee to receive submissions and vet applications for this year’s Independence Day orator.
The Senate has ratified the US$420 million financing agreement between EBOMAF and the Government of Liberia for the rehabilitation, construction, and pavement of roads in parts of Liberia.
President George Manneh Weah has resubmitted a bill to the National Legislature to decriminalize libel and other impediments to free speech.
The Liberia National Police has reported confiscating 776 kilograms of marijuana worth over L$2 million (US$14,493) in a community located along Somalia Drive.
Over 70,000 signatures supporting the passage of the Land Rights Act have been presented to the National Legislature by a group of civil society organizations.
Pres. George Weah has rejected several concession agreements to the National Legislature.