Area lawmakers have spent the first week of the new legislative session adjusting to a new governor and welcoming a large crop of freshmen.
Among the newcomers was Rep. Kenneth Collins, a Mulberry Republican who represents the 2nd District, which covers the eastern part of the county including Mildred, Moran, Elsmore and Savonburg. Collins bested incumbent Democrat Adam Lusker in November.
I survived my first week, Collins told a group of about 15 local residents who turned out for a legislative update Monday evening sponsored by Allen County Farm Bureau.
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