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.