Senator Bailey finished this week in Annapolis working with his colleagues to determine how to maximize State resources for District 29. This morning, he attended the Southern Maryland Delegation meeting, which included an update from the Southern Maryland Agricultural Development Commission (SMADC) on their planned Regional Agricultural Center in Charlotte Hall and a discussion with representatives from the College of Southern Maryland about enabling legislation being proposed this year in the General Assembly regarding the College. After this meeting, Senator Bailey met with representatives of SMADC to discuss ways to increase funding for land preservation in Southern Maryland.
Following this morning’s floor session, Senator Bailey met with Maryland’s Secretary of Veterans Affairs, George Owings to follow up on the Senator’s efforts to support the Mechanicsville Volunteer Rescue Squad to help offset the costs incurred by the Rescue Squad that are associated with serving the Charlotte Hall Veterans Home.
Senator Bailey also attended a luncheon for the Rural Maryland Council. The Council brings together the public and private sector to address challenges facing rural communities in Maryland. At this luncheon, in addition to listening to the concerns of our rural areas, Senator Bailey had the honor of introducing Senate President Bill Ferguson.