Rep. Short discusses challenges and issues facing lawmakers

SEAFORD – More than two dozen people attended State Rep. Danny Short’s November coffee meeting with constituents Wednesday.

State Rep. Danny Short, R-Seaford, discusses legislative issues with constituents during his Nov. 1 coffee hour.

Rep. Short recapped his recent business forum with the governor and local small business operators. Some of the concerns raised at that event were escalating increases in health care insurance premiums and the difficulty of finding responsible, trained workers capable of passing a drug test.

Rep. Short also discussed state finances and issues that the 149th General Assembly will be considering after it returns to work in January.

Topics likely to garner lawmakers’ interest include efforts to reform the state’s prevailing wage laws as well as pending bills to legalize assisted suicide and recreational marijuana.

The “Coffee with Danny” gatherings are held the first Wednesday of the month beginning at 8 a.m.

The hour-long events are usually hosted by the Nanticoke Senior Center (1001 W. Locust Street, Seaford) and are intended to give residents of the 39th District a convenient opportunity to speak with their state representative and discuss the latest developments over free coffee and pastry.

VENUE CHANGE: Next month’s constituent coffee meeting (Dec. 6) will take place at Seaford High School. The event will start at 8 a.m.

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