Two things happened when Rep. Mitch Gillespie, a seven-term Republican from Marion, became the point man for environmental legislation in the House following the Republican takeover of the General Assembly last year.
First, he compiled a list of 10 regulatory bills the GOP caucus wanted to pass and stuck it in his pocket. Then put a target on the state's environmental agency. His list and his bull’s eye say something about the unabashed assault on regulations that Republicans in the General Assembly have taken this session. Read the full story here.
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