Members of the Liberian Senate have voted to pass the Domestic Violence Act, two weeks after their counterparts in the House of Representatives approved the bill.
As citizens across Liberia have been discussing reforming key electoral laws and policies, some voters in Margibi are debating whether basic educational requirements are necessary for representatives and senators.
After failing to appear at a legislative working session on electoral reform held in Buchanan, lawmakers want representatives of the National Elections Commission to appear before the House of Representatives.
The family of the fallen Montserrado representative, Adolph Lawrence, has written the leadership of the House of Representatives to waive their right to a government-sponsored state funeral for the former statesman.
On Thursday, January 18, the House of Representatives voted to investigate several lawmakers accused of bringing the body to disrepute by accusing its leaders of malpractices in public.
Members of the 54th National Legislature resumed active duty on Monday, January 14 for the second legislative session, in line with their constitutional requirement.
After House Speaker Bhofal Chambers made a controversial comment that the legislature cannot be invited by any institution for investigation into the missing billions in Liberian banknotes, Grand Bassa’s fifth district representative, Thomas Goshua, has differed by saying no one is above the law.
The House of Representative to convene a special session to act on issues of national concern including the allegedly missing L$16 billion.