State Rep. Allan Ritter, R-Nederland, spoke at the Mid-Jefferson County Retired School Personnel luncheon on Tuesday to discuss current and future decisions facing legislators as the upcoming session nears.
More than 100 retired education professionals filled the West Groves Education Center to hear the state politician speak. Health care and infrastructure were some of Ritter’s topics, but as the chairman of the house’s Natural Resource Committee, water issues were his main focus.
Mumbles and whispers from the crowd filled the room after Ritter said the state’s overall population will almost double by 2050, going from roughly 25 million people to 46 million.
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