General Assembly Was Mixed, But Good For Washington County
General Assembly was mixed, but good for Washington County
ANNAPOLIS — Depending on whom you ask, the annual legislative session that ended Monday in the capital was 90 days of frenzy, frustration, “Trumper-tantrums,” malaise or success.
Or, as Sen. Andrew Serafini, R-Washington, observed, it was “very strange in some respects.”
It began and ended with criminal charges against past, present and would-be legislators. And in between, the House voted to censure one of its own and then, along with the Senate, passed Gov. Larry Hogan’s package of ethics reform legislation for public officials — the most significant reforms in 15 years, Hogan said.
And as usual, this year’s Maryland General Assembly …