Dr. Gary Anthone, the state's chief medical officer, said he endorses the governor's decision to prioritize COVID-19 vaccinations according to age, which "obviously is the Number One factor" in determining death.
State lawmakers questioned the director of the Department of Environment and Energy on its efforts to bring the troubled AltEn ethanol plant in compliance with state environmental regulations, and questioned why more wasn’t done sooner.
A separate bill would repeal the sales tax on the use and consumption of residential water. "This is for the people," Sen. Justin Wayne said. "You can buy water from the store and not get taxed, but you get taxed for it at home."