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2017
07-13-2017 - Letter to the Governor on Proposed Prevailing Wage Regs
07-01-2017 - General Assembly Republicans Disappointed with Lack of State Budget
06-30-2017 - House Democrats Break Rules, Fail in Attempt to Ramrod Tax Hike
06-29-2017 - Democrats Attempt to Bully Republicans into a Bad Deal for DE Taxpayers
06-23-2017 - OPINION -- Prevailing Wage - What it is and Why You Should Care
06-23-2017 - Agreement Will Raise the Pay of State's Beleaguered Correctional Officers
06-23-2017 - Budget Impasse Continues with Clock Ticking on Lawmakers
06-23-2017 - Bill Seeks to Require Teaching of Cursive Writing
06-16-2017 - Bill Would Allow for the Seizure of Firearms
06-16-2017 - House Grapples with Equal Rights Proposal
06-13-2017 - General Assembly Republicans Say Fiscal Reform Needs to be Part of Budget Deal
06-09-2017 - Steps to Improve Prison Conditions Announced
06-09-2017 - Encouraging Development in Battle Over Power Project's Costs
06-09-2017 - Auditor Releases Report on Troubling Transactions at Sussex Tech
06-09-2017 - Abortion Bill Clears Legislature, Becomes Law
06-02-2017 - Budget Writers Told to Halt Work Trimming Spending
06-02-2017 - New Report on Prison Incident Released
06-02-2017 - New Bill Seeks to Pair Farm Markets & Craft Alcoholic Beverage Producers
05-26-2017 - Judge Rules Against Red Clay in Referendum Dispute
05-26-2017 - Delaware's Rainy Day Fund Remains a Mystery to Many
05-26-2017 - State Paying Millions in Overtime Annually to Maintain Prison Security
05-24-2017 - Chancery Court Decision in Red Clay Referendum Case
05-19-2017 - State Revenue Up, But Little Hope for Meaningful Relief
05-19-2017 - Strategic Plan Would Restructure Delaware's Economic Development Efforts
05-19-2017 - Abortion Bill Likely to See House Action in June
05-19-2017 - Bill Introduced to Expand Cybersecurity Protections
05-19-2017 - Coastal Zone Act Reforms to be Considered
05-19-2017 - Death Tax Repeal Clears State House
05-12-2017 - Marijuana Legalization Bill Clears Committee
05-12-2017 - Measure Would Motivate Innovation, Create Jobs
05-12-2017 - Bill to Restore Capital Punishment Passes House
05-12-2017 - Abortion Bill Approved by Senate on Tight Vote
05-05-2017 - Bills to Make Prisons Safer Clear House
05-05-2017 - Physician Assisted-Suicide Bill Introduced
05-05-2017 - OPINION VIDEO - Questions About Delaware's Undocumented Immigrants Needed Answering
05-05-2017 - Recent Line-of-Duty Deaths Stir Emotions at Annual Memorial Service
04-28-2017 - Bills May Pave Way for Redeveloping Mall
04-28-2017 - General Assembly, Governor Mourn Fallen Trooper
04-28-2017 - Lawmakers Engage in Blood Battle
04-21-2017 - Legislators Wade into Court Case Challenging Firearms Restrictions in State Parks, Forests
04-21-2017 - Bills Would Change the Nature of Delaware Elections
04-21-2017 - Delawareans Worked More Than 15 Weeks to Pay "The Man"
04-14-2017 - OPINION VIDEO Opioid Abuse Posing a Threat to Public Health and Safety in Delaware
04-14-2017 - Bill Would Reform Tax, Create Equity
04-14-2017 - Bill Seeks to Protect Abused Infants
04-07-2017 - Delaware Man Honored for Discovery of Treasure, Undermining Nazi Regime
04-07-2017 - Legislators Support Equal Pay for Women
04-07-2017 - Changing Economic Development Efforts in The First State
03-31-2017 - New Bill Would Legalize Recreational Marijuana
03-31-2017 - Governor's Joint Address Provokes Response
03-31-2017 - Officials Unite to Protest Power Project's Costs
03-27-2017 - Bill Seeks to Protect Public, Hold Extreme Offenders Accountable
03-24-2017 - Governor Unveils Budget Proposals to Bridge $385 Million Gap
03-24-2017 - VIDEO OPINION - Budget Proposals Latest Step in Ongoing Journey
03-24-2017 - Capitol Rally Supports Correctional and Police Officers
03-24-2017 - Second Time's the Charm for Bill Seeking to Ban Breed-specific Dog Rules
03-17-2017 - New Bills Seek to Help Those Owed Child Support, Prevent Double-Dipping
03-17-2017 - Perceived Lack of Action Provokes Correctional Officers' Union
03-17-2017 - Legislators, DOJ, and Police Backing Drug Law Reforms
03-10-2017 - Group's Work Shapes Delaware's Budget
03-10-2017 - Delaware Hunters to be Pretty in Pink?
03-10-2017 - Candid Conversation at Community Budget Meetings
02-10-2017 - Hostage Incident Fallout Continues
02-10-2017 - Rollout of Medical Marijuana Law Continues Six Years After Enactment
02-03-2017 - Correctional Officer's Death During Hostage Incident Reignites Debate
02-03-2017 - 12 Lawmakers Begin Writing State Budget
02-03-2017 - OPINION VIDEO Repositioning Delaware's Economy, Creating Jobs
01-27-2017 - Delaware National Guard to Get New Leader
01-27-2017 - Conservative Advocacy Group Rates Delaware Legislators' Voting Records
01-27-2017 - Citizens to be Solicited for Ideas to Deal with Budget Challenges
01-27-2017 - State Lawmakers Pass Measure Rejecting Compensation Commission Salary Report
01-20-2017 - More Open Crimes Could be Closed Under Bill
01-20-2017 - Carney Promises Plan Addressing Budget Crisis
01-18-2017 - Delaware's Economic Development Efforts Under Review
01-13-2017 - Proposal Seeks to Curtail Illegal Activity at Massage Parlors
01-13-2017 - House, Senate Lawmakers Call to Reject Compensation Commission Salary Report
01-13-2017 - Airbows, Ethanol-Free Gasoline, and Game Meat Donations on Sportsmen's Caucus Agenda
01-13-2017 - Republican Leaders React to Proposed $4.128 Billion State Operating Budget
01-06-2017 - Legislative Leaders Call for Rejecting Pay Hikes
01-06-2017 - Lawmakers Recognize Efforts to Protect Domestic Violence Witnesses, Victims
01-06-2017 - Bills Await Attention of Returning Legislators
 
2015
04-01-2015 - Wilmington Education Advisory Committee - Action Agenda - April 2015
 
2013
08-21-2013 - Solar Project Signals Change for Co-Op
08-19-2013 - Creating "Blue Collar" Employment Job of Task Force
08-16-2013 - Delaware More Reliant on Cigarette Tax Revenue
08-16-2013 - Delaware Moving Ahead on Medical Marijuana
08-14-2013 - New Program Aims for Safer Teen Drivers
08-09-2013 - Electric Cars Not the Best Choice for the Environment in Delaware
08-05-2013 - Beach Restoration Coincides with Prediction for Active Hurricane Season
08-05-2013 - New Law Removes Barriers to Alcoholic Beverage Producers
08-02-2013 - Delaware Prisons Filled with Repeat Offenders
07-23-2013 - Lottery & Gaming Study Commission Meets for First Time
07-16-2013 - State Acquiring Sussex County Shooting Facility
07-15-2013 - Consumers Warned About Rogue Internet Pharmacies
07-15-2013 - Delaware Joining Network to Identify Game Law Violators
06-21-2013 - Gender Identity Discrimination Bill Becomes Law
06-20-2013 - Rent Control Bill Likely to Become Law
06-20-2013 - $289 Million Owed by Parents Focus of Proposed Task Force
06-14-2013 - Charter School Reforms Pass House, Despite Opposition
06-14-2013 - Gun Reporting Law; Tax Intercept & Milk Bills Advance
06-07-2013 - House Republicans Oppose Fuel Tax Hike
06-06-2013 - Two Bills Expected to Impact State's Employers
06-04-2013 - Bills Seek to Crackdown on Methamphetamine Production
05-31-2013 - Raw Milk Sales Bill
05-16-2013 - Bill Will Soon Raise the Bar for Prospective Teachers
05-15-2013 - Casino Bill's Release Not in the Cards
05-14-2013 - Bipartisan Bill Seeks to Keep Guns Out of the Hands of the Mentally Ill
05-14-2013 - Gun Theft Reporting Bill to Become Law
05-09-2013 - New Bill Seeks to Add Two Casinos
05-08-2013 - Voting Proposals Include Election Day Registration
05-08-2013 - Gun Sales Bill Becomes Law
05-08-2013 - Minimum Wage Boost Bill Fails
05-07-2013 - Delaware Becomes 11th State to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage
05-07-2013 - Bipartisan Lobbyist Reform Bill Clears House
05-01-2013 - Death Penalty Repeal Stalls
05-01-2013 - Delaware Friendlier to Bicyclists
05-01-2013 - More Gun Bills Advance in General Assembly
04-24-2013 - Prevailing Wage Reforms Killed
04-23-2013 - Bill to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage Clears House on Close Vote
04-18-2013 - Controversial Bills Spark Citizen Action
04-18-2013 - Mandatory Background Checks on Gun-buyers to be Expanded
04-17-2013 - Solar Power Growing in Delaware
04-17-2013 - Bills Targeting Criminals Using Guns Advance
04-12-2013 - Rising Electricity Rates Spark Concern Among Legislators
04-02-2013 - Tax Package Enacted
04-01-2013 - Government Reform Bill OP-ED
03-29-2013 - New Bill Requiring Background Checks for Candidates
03-28-2013 - Gun Bill Clears House Amended
03-27-2013 - Government Reform Package Unveiled
03-19-2013 - New Police Commissioner Takes Over
03-15-2013 - Gun Debate Lurches Forward
03-15-2013 - Tax Bills Introduced
03-12-2013 - Death Penalty Repeal Proposed
03-08-2013 - Video Offers Tips on Avoiding Becoming a Shooting Victim
03-08-2013 - Proceedings Underway in Sheriff Case
03-06-2013 - Second Gun Control Bill Released
03-02-2013 - Port of Wilmington Deal Expected Soon
03-01-2013 - New Agency Heads Nominated by Governor
03-01-2013 - Group Seeks Help to Preserve Delaware's WWII Heritage
03-01-2013 - Delaware Honoring Harriet Tubman
02-22-2013 - Annual Oyster Eat a Success
02-21-2013 - Landmark African-American Entertainment Venue Remembered
02-20-2013 - Governor Unveils First of Five Promised Gun Control Bills
02-16-2013 - Higher Electricity Costs for Delaware?
02-16-2013 - Heart Disease Biggest Killer of Women
02-09-2013 - Republican Leaders Urge National Search for Next DOC Chief
02-08-2013 - Farmland Preservation Funding Disputed
02-07-2013 - School Security and Gun Control Debated at Public Forum
02-01-2013 - Equal access to cancer treatment now available in Delaware
02-01-2013 - JFC Hearings on Fast Track
02-01-2013 - Governor Markell Takes Trade Trip to India
02-01-2013 - Troubling Escalation of Workers' Comp Rates Focus of Task Force
01-29-2013 - Ethanol Mandate Questioned
01-29-2013 - GA Votes to Reject Pay Raises
01-29-2013 - School Safety and Firearms Crimes Bills
01-29-2013 - Governor Presents Record Budget Proposal
01-29-2013 - Temporary Charitable Gaming Bill
01-29-2013 - 2013 State of the State
01-16-2013 - Proposal rejecting the 2013 Compensation Commission Report
01-14-2013 - 2013 General Assembly begins
01-14-2013 - Veterans rally on gaming
01-14-2013 - Gun control bill response
01-04-2013 - Gun control bills to be considered
01-04-2013 - Workers' Compensation rate increase approved
 
2012
12-11-2012 - State legislators request no salary increase from the Delaware Compensation Commission
12-11-2012 - Letter to Delaware Compensation Commission asking for no legislative salary increase
12-07-2012 - House Republicans Call Workers' Comp Rate Hike Request "Exorbitant"
12-07-2012 - 225th Anniversary of Ratification Marked on "Delaware Day"
12-05-2012 - Senate Republicans Seek Reform of Judicial Selection Process
11-30-2012 - Leadership for New General Assembly Set
11-30-2012 - Delaware Bayshore Focus of DNREC Public Survey
11-30-2012 - Delaware Bayshore Focus of DNREC Public Survey
11-30-2012 - Delaware Has New Top Cop
11-28-2012 - House Republicans Select Leadership for New General Assembly
11-21-2012 - Pete Schwartzkopf to Serve as Next Speaker of the House
11-21-2012 - Delawareans Urged to Participate in Small Business Saturday
11-16-2012 - Hearing on Workers' Comp Rate Hike Rescheduled Again
11-16-2012 - Productivity Up, Toxic Releases Down
11-09-2012 - Police Cracking Down on Motorists Using Hand-held Cell Phones
11-08-2012 - Return Day Signals End of Election Cycle
10-24-2012 - Delaware Names its Teacher of the Year
10-19-2012 - Delaware Among Handful of States Committing to Medicaid Expansion
10-19-2012 - Governor Markell Gets "D" for Fiscal Policies
10-13-2012 - Heroes Honored with Dedication of New State Monument
10-08-2012 - Governor Urged to Change Leadership at Department of Correction
10-05-2012 - Proposal for Higher Workers' Compensation Rates Sparking Concern, Controversy
10-05-2012 - Delaware Cracks Top 10 in Debt
09-29-2012 - Amazon Decision Highlights Delaware Wine Shipping Ban
09-20-2012 - Making Delaware First Again Agenda
09-20-2012 - Governor Signs Bill Remembering POWs & MIAs
09-20-2012 - Agenda Seeks to Improve Economy, Reform Legislature & Help Families
08-27-2012 - Famed Artist Leaves Behind Delaware Legacy
08-16-2012 - New Law Aims to Detect and Prevent Child Abuse
08-10-2012 - Bipartisan Law Aimed at Reducing Recidivism
08-09-2012 - Governor Signs Bill to Help Parents of Children with Special Needs
07-31-2012 - Reps. Lavelle & Hudson Take Issue with AG's Refusal to Promptly Investigate Dept. of Correction
07-30-2012 - State Solicitor Says State Will not be Investigating Dept. of Correction Anytime Soon
07-20-2012 - Public Meeting Schedule for First Round of State Agencies Being Reviewed as part of Regulatory Reform Effort
07-19-2012 - Letter to Attorney General Requesting Investigation of Day Labor Program
07-19-2012 - Legislators Ask Attorney General to Investigate Day Labor Program for Illegalities
07-13-2012 - Automated Speed-Enforcement System Proposal Dead for Now
07-13-2012 - Delaware Loses Ground in New Business Report
07-02-2012 - State's Three Money Bills Signed Into Law
07-02-2012 - Speaker of the House Bob Gilligan Will Not Return
07-02-2012 - Next State House Will Have Infusion of Fresh Blood
06-29-2012 - Controversial Child Abuse Bill Heads to Governor's Desk
06-29-2012 - Expanded Legalized Gambling Coming to Delaware
06-23-2012 - Rent Justification Bill Defeated in the House
06-23-2012 - Single-Payer Healthcare Bill Generating Controversy
06-23-2012 - BILL ACTION: Correctional Officers, False Statements & Federal Pension Parity
06-19-2012 - House & Senate Republicans Oppose Radical Healthcare Bill
06-19-2012 - Rep. Hocker Calls for Action on Federal Retirees Parity Bill
06-15-2012 - Sheriff Bill Heads to Governor Markell
06-14-2012 - Executive Order to Launch Regulatory Review Called Positive First Step
06-12-2012 - House Votes to Expand Legalized Gambling to the Internet & Beyond
06-08-2012 - Feds Give Delaware $900K to Crack Down on Distracted Drivers
06-08-2012 - Manufactured Housing Rent Control Bill Heading to House for Action
06-08-2012 - Two More State Representatives Won't Return in 2013
06-07-2012 - Rep. Lavelle Offers Amendment to Strengthen Reform Bill
06-01-2012 - New Secretary of Education Takes Office
05-29-2012 - New Initiative Would Enhance and Promote Delaware's Coastal Bay Areas
05-18-2012 - Bill Seeks to Finish Shark Fin Sales
05-18-2012 - Home Invasion Bill to Soon Become Law
05-11-2012 - Sheriff Bill Clears State House
05-04-2012 - New Sheriff Bill Introduced, Payday Loan Measure Approved, Oral Parity Bill Signed
04-27-2012 - Sheriff Bill Struck, DREAM Act Stalls, Home Invasion Bill Passes
04-26-2012 - Lawmaker Files FOIA Request on SEU Records
04-25-2012 - Controversial County Sheriffs Bill Stricken
04-23-2012 - Bills Seek More Transparency & Accountability in Crafting State Regulations
04-06-2012 - News: Critics Say Proposals Could Have Chilling Effect on Free Speech
04-06-2012 - BILL ACTION: "Oral Parity" Bill Clears G.A. & a Bill Seeking Repeal of a Recently-Enacted Law
03-30-2012 - Group Seeks to Expand Efforts to Recycle Carpeting
03-30-2012 - Bill Clarifying Arrest Power of County Sheriffs Tabled
03-30-2012 - BILL ACTION: Limiting "Payday Loans" & Freezing the Renewable Energy Mandate
03-16-2012 - Helping Returning Veterans Find Work
03-14-2012 - Bill to Increase Access to Cancer-Fighting Drugs Clears One Hurdle
03-12-2012 - Debate Over Competing Home Invasion Bills Centers on Penalties
02-17-2012 - Coyote Invasion Has Some Lawmakers Howling
02-16-2012 - Rep. Hudson Takes on Leadership Role with Women In Government Organization
02-10-2012 - Farmland Preservation Again Subject of Budget Debate
01-27-2012 - State Legislator Asks for Unity to Fight School Sex Crimes
01-26-2012 - Bipartisan Bill Would Strengthen Missing Child Reporting Laws
01-25-2012 - Rep. Hudson Introduces the "Delaware Cancer Treatment Access Act"
01-20-2012 - $150 Million Indian River Inlet Bridge Opens
01-19-2012 - Business, Education and Healthcare Dominate State of the State Address
01-17-2012 - New Bill Would Require Agencies to Review Regulations
01-12-2012 - New Bill Seeks to Penalize Criminals, Help Seniors
01-10-2012 - Bill Would Freeze Renewable Energy Mandate
 
2011
12-09-2011 - Delaware Tourism Office Launches History Trail
12-02-2011 - Law Gives Businesses Useful Option for Dealing with Shoplifters
12-02-2011 - New Guide Helps Shoppers Support Delaware Farms and Small Businesses
11-23-2011 - $500,000 State Grant Used to Make Dover Power Plant Cleaner
11-18-2011 - Delawareans Now Able to Recycle Wider Variety of Plastics
11-10-2011 - Resource Available for College-bound Students
10-27-2011 - Controversial Bridge Project Nears Completion
10-18-2011 - Lawmakers Ask PSC to Protect Ratepayers in Bloom Energy Deal
10-13-2011 - Fighting the Fatness - State Aims to Encourage Healthy Lifestyles
10-07-2011 - Delaware City Refinery Resumes Operations
09-30-2011 - State Tries to Stem Sale of Synthetic Drugs
09-27-2011 - Partnership Could Increase Viability of Electric Vehicles & Alternative Energy
09-20-2011 - State Rep. Lavelle Seeks Federal Probe of Questionable DelDOT Land Deals
08-24-2011 - Efforts Underway to Remember Forgotten Delaware Hero
08-12-2011 - Efforts to Improve Chesapeake Bay Drawing Concern
07-22-2011 - Rep. Hudson Praises Delaware Community Foundation for Efforts to Help Children
07-15-2011 - Bill to Repeal Motorcycle Helmet Law Re-Opens Safety Debate
07-14-2011 - Reported Hiring of Teachers Union Head for New DOE Post Drawing Criticism
07-08-2011 - State & Feds Reach Agreement on Care of Those Needing Mental Health Services
07-08-2011 - Hand-held Cell Phone Ban Marks Milestone
07-01-2011 - Larger "Money Bills" Signed Into Law
07-01-2011 - Late Night Bills Passed by House After Dodging Procedures
06-27-2011 - Lawmakers Advocate for New Government Watchdog
06-13-2011 - House Republican Leaders Concerned About State Spending Growth & Uncertain Economy
06-13-2011 - Bill Seeking to Change Delawares Role in Presidential Elections Pending Action in Senate
06-09-2011 - Bill Seeks to Shed Light on Double-Dipping of State Lawmakers
06-06-2011 - Delaware Lawmakers Say No to Direct Wine Shipments
06-06-2011 - Bill Would Eliminate Helmet Requirement for Motorcyclists
05-27-2011 - Redistricting Plan and Process Criticized
05-25-2011 - House Republicans Release Revised Maps
05-19-2011 - House Republicans Call Democrats' Maps Gerrymandered
05-17-2011 - House Republicans Release New Maps
05-12-2011 - House Members Propose Alternate Plan for Surplus
05-02-2011 - Bill Would Allow Direct Shipment of Wine
04-26-2011 - Some Senior Drivers Seeing Big Insurance Premium Hikes
04-26-2011 - Bill Would Require Good Cause for Firings
04-18-2011 - Movement on Gun Disposal and Abortion Clinic Inspection Bills
04-18-2011 - Cost of Civil Unions Legislation in Question
04-08-2011 - Delaware Marks Tax Freedom Day
04-04-2011 - Recycling Disclosure Bill Killed by Committee
04-04-2011 - Bill Would Change How Delaware Takes Part in Presidential Elections
03-23-2011 - Delaware Healthcare Freedom Act Introduced
03-07-2011 - Census Results to Significantly Change House Districts
02-14-2011 - Gov. Markell Unveils Four Gun Control Measures
02-07-2011 - Clean-up of Defunct Childrens Trust Fund Nearing Completion
01-24-2011 - Delaware Code Now Available in e-book Format
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