Excerpt from Message of Edwin Warfield, Governor of Maryland: To the General Assembly at Its Regular Session, January, 1906Executive Department, Annapolis, MD.January 3d, 1906.Gentlemen of the Senate and House of Delegates:The ConstitutionMoreExcerpt from Message of Edwin Warfield, Governor of Maryland: To the General Assembly at Its Regular Session, January, 1906Executive Department, Annapolis, MD.January 3d, 1906.Gentlemen of the Senate and House of Delegates:The Constitution provides that the General Assembly of Maryland shall meet every two years, on the first Wednesday in January, and that it may continue in session so long as, in its judgment, the public interest may require, not exceeding, however, ninety days.In pursuance of this Constitutional mandate you have assembled today, and I welcome you to Annapolis with the earnest hope that your deliberations may be harmonious and fraught with wise legislation for the promotion of the public welfare.The people of Maryland have delegated to you great powers.
You will, I am sure, exercise them in that spirit which places patriotism above partisanship.One of the duties required of me as Governor is to inform you of the condition of the State and recommend for your consideration such measures as seem to me necessary and expedient. This I shall do briefly.Legislative Expenses.Before taking up the condition of the administrative affairs of the State, I wish to direct your attention to abuses that have prevailed in the past in the matter of legislative expenses and proceedings.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books.
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