Anderton discusses legislation to effect eastern shore
Eastern shore delegate Carl Anderton Jr is in town Sunday, and he says there are plenty of pieces of legislation on the docket that will impact locally.
The legislature is looking into tax credit bills for farmers who want to convert condescend bulbs to LED bulbs, bulbs that are made here on the lower shore.
Harley-Davidson is looking to move to Salisbury, but to do so they want to be able to sell motorcycles on Sundays. Annapolis could allow them to do so after 1 PM on Sundays, as to not infringe on people coming and going to church.
And finally, Anderton says local roads can be aided by phasing in funds back to local governments from the gas tax, that as of now goes to the state.
"We've been working with the governor, the governor's been great at incrementally restoring that money. But we just want to make sure we lock it down in statutes so that future governors can't take it away," says Anderton.
The representative from District 38B was in Salisbury to help welcome the newest business into town, Firehouse Subs.
The restaurant is a nationwide chain founded by former firefighters. The chain gives back to its roots, with its Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation.
You can find Salisbury Fire Department linked in throughout the restaurant.
"So we can help to buy life saving equipment, and provide education for first responders and life saving organizations," says franchise owner Zarina Umbetova.
Firehouse Subs is now open seven days a week from 10:30 AM to 10 PM along Rt. 13 in Salisbury.