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Monthly Archives: November 2013

Transportation Packages Pass House, Senate, Awaits Governor’s Signature

The long winding road carrying the comprehensive transportation package finally came to a positive destination on Thursday, as the House voted 113-85 to approve a package negotiated among legislative leaders over the past several weeks. Yesterday the Senate voted to insert an amendment to HB 1060 offered by Senate Majority Chairman John Rafferty (R-Montgomery). The measure passed by a margin of 43-7, and contains similar language to an amendment offered in by House Majority Transportation Chairman Nick Micozzie (R-Delaware) earlier in the week to House Bill 106.


Leach, Environmental Advocates Call for Enhancements to AEPS Tier 1

Last week Sen. Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery), Rep. Greg Vitali (D-Delaware), and environmental groups called for the passage of passage of SB 1171. The bill, sponsored by Leach, would increase state’s Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards act Tier 1 standard and solar carve out.