Wednesday, September 07, 2011

Special Session to Stick to Redistricting

The upcoming special session of the Maryland General Assembly will deal exclusively with congressional redistricting according to an email I received from Ed Kasemeyers office. Senator Kasemeyer is Chair of the Budget and Taxation Committee, widely considered to be one of the most powerful committees in the General Assembly. Some had speculated that the session would take up tax increases to deal with anticipated $1.1 billion budget shortfall.

Though the special session is mandated to deal with redistricting it could also take up any other state business it chose to.

Some folks in Elkridge had hoped the session would address their attempts to keep the proposed CSX intermodal terminal out of Hanover.

That's not going to happen either.

Senator Kasemeyer will be our guest this week on “and then there’s that…

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