It’ll be by far the shortest vacancy of this year’s legislative session.
The deadline for personal legislation saw more than 60 bills introduced this week.
Gov. Bill Walker’s appointment of Mike “Dozer” Shower to the vacant Senate District E seemed like a sure-fire dunk yesterday.
On a party line vote, the committee advanced the bill without amendments or answers to the many questions raised during the hearing.
Hopefully the veteran will bring an end to the appointment drama that has dominated the session.
A bill legalizing industrial hemp farming also cleared the Legislature.
The candidates put forward by House District 38 should be a relief for the governor’s office, which has faced slates of inexperienced or unqualified candidates for the two other vacancies.
There always comes a week when it becomes clear the Legislature won’t be able to meet the 90 day deadline.
He says porn is contributing to “the hyper-sexualization of teens and prepubescent children in communities in the state.”
There are plenty of APOC reports to peruse once you catch your breath after the wild last two days.