Eastern Shore Lawmakers Assess Legislative Session

As reported in the Delmarvanow, with more than 1,500 bills introduced since January, Lower Shore lawmakers have mixed feelings about statewide and local bills. Speaking about a bill that delays construction of a multi-million dollar wind farm in Somerset County, Senator Jim Mathias said,

“I’m not leaving here happy about everything, but in our country, majority rules . .  Here is where you have the opportunity to express yourself, to work specifically in committee and broadly on the floor.”

The article also discusses the passage of a bill to develop a phosphorus plan impact study, the overall budget passed by the General Assembly, and legislation to decriminalize marijuana.

For more information see Session’s end: Eastern Shore lawmakers unhappy with spending, wind farm delay.