But opponents countered that banning construction would interfere with the free market. They also said the new construction would be an economic boon in areas throughout the state.
Turner’s work on behalf of his children has hung over various issues throughout the past few years. The AP reported last year that he lost a shot at running the powerful House Ways and Means Committee because of concerns he may use the post to benefit his family. The AP also reported that he sought a provision last year to benefit a client doing drivers’ insurance screenings who was represented by his daughter.