Category: Charles County State Delegation

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County gets state bond for civic center — but where did it come from?

At least two members of the Board of Charles County Commissioners were surprised to learn that the county has been awarded a bond by the Maryland General Assembly to fund a project that the county has repeatedly declined to proceed with. The $100,000 bond for the planning of a multipurpose

Sen. Arthur Ellis (D-Charles) (Maryland General Assembly)

Agritourism bill clears Senate, but clock is running down

UPDATE #2: It sounds like the agritourism bill may be dead this year after all due to the early adjournment. Sen. Arthur Ellis (D-Charles), the bill’s lead sponsor in the Senate, provided a statement to TLR on the bill’s status. “Unfortunately, because [the General Assembly will] shut down this Wednesday,

Del. Edith Patterson (D-Charles), left, and Del. Debra Davis (D-Charles) (Maryland General Assembly photos)

What happened to the agritourism bills? Two weeks later, we still don’t know for sure

Two weeks after a seemingly noncontroversial bill was suddenly withdrawn from the Maryland House of Delegates by its own sponsors, no clear explanation is available for why the decision, which could jeopardize a companion bill in the Senate, was made.