Members of a joint legislative committee are meeting today on the third day of hearing into the draft budget to determine the abilities of government agencies to generate the local revenue component of the over US$532 million proposed for the 2019 fiscal year.
Several past and present lawmakers have filed a US$2 million lawsuit against Philipbert Browne, the owner, and publisher of the Hot Pepper newspaper.
Philipbert Browne, the man who broke news about the mysterious disappearance of newly printed Liberian banknotes, says he did not receive the second communication from members of the legislature requesting him to reappear.
After attending the United Nations’ 73rd General Assembly in New York, Rep. Jeremiah Kpan Koung of Nimba’s first district is expected to attend a fundraising program to support sanitation programs in Ganta.
Residents of Nimba’s first electoral district have agreed on a set of development plans for the district.
When Liberian politician Jeremiah Koung was campaigning for a seat in parliament in 2011 elections, he promised better health care for his constituents through a private hospital run by a foundation named after his mother and daughter.
As Liberia strives for solutions to tackle the current economic crisis within the country, Rep. Jeremiah Koung of Nimba’s first district is suggesting that the country print new banknotes.
Rep. Younquoi, has written to the 54th National Legislature to investigate the reductions in the social fund payment of ArcelorMittal to the three beneficiary counties—Nimba, Bong, and Grand Bassa.