The Liberian Senate on Tuesday cut short its official plenary session to pay tribute to one of its members, Sen. Geraldine Doe-Sheriff of Montserrado, who died on Saturday, February 9 in Accra, Ghana.
The Liberian Senate has mandated its committees on Commerce, Public Cooperation, and Judiciary to probe the controversial Cargo Tracking Agreement entered into by the National Port Authority and Global Tracking and Maritime Solution.
Members of the Liberian Senate have voted to pass a bill prohibiting lawmakers from contesting any by-elections in the legislature while still serving as members of the same branch of government.
Nimba’s Sen. Prince Johnson has again publicly weighed in on the dual citizenship debate, stressing that lawmakers should not concentrate on the issue.
On Thursday, the Senate began discussions on a potential constitutional amendment to permit dual citizenship.
During the ongoing elections fraud case before the National Elections Commission, an expert witness for Unity Party claimed that he discovered 2,000 duplicate names in the final voter registration roll.
Thursday marked the third time the bill was presented in the Senate without passage.
The Institute for Research and Democratic Development has released its 2016 report on the performance of lawmakers in the 53rd National Legislature.