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2018

07-13-2018 - Delaware Produce Week Seeks to Link Farmers with Local Residents

Encouraging Delawareans to "buy local" and "eat local" for better taste, nutrition, and economy.

07-13-2018 - Looking Back on the 149th General Assembly - Part I

First part of a series exploring the fate of interesting bills from the 149th General Assembly.

07-13-2018 - General Assembly Ends Session with Mix of Controversy, Disappointment, Accomplishment

Session ends in dispute; good government reform bills left undone.

06-29-2018 - General Assembly's 2018 Legislative Action Wraps this Weekend

As the 149th General Assembly ends its traditional legislative session, much remains to be done.

06-29-2018 - $4.27 Billion State Operating Budget Enacted

Governor John Carney signed the state operating budget for the new fiscal year that begins Sunday.

06-29-2018 - Bill to Legalize Recreational Marijuana Defeated in House

A bill seeking to make Delaware the 9th state to legalize recreational marijuana is defeated.

06-23-2018 - House Getting a Makeover in 2019

The DE House of Representatives will look very different in 2019.

06-23-2018 - State Workers, Teachers to Get 12-Weeks of Paid Parental Leave

Delaware teachers, state workers to get the most generous parental leave benefit in the nation.

06-23-2018 - Bill to Improve School Security Heads to Senate

Legislation to help public schools pay for upgraded security cleared the House of Reps this week.

06-23-2018 - Delaware Becomes the First State in the Nation to Ban Marriage for Those Under 18

A new law prohibits marriage for anyone under the age 18, regardless of circumstances.

06-23-2018 - Bill Seeking to Ban Specific Semi-Automatic Firearms Dies in Senate

A bill to bar certain types of semi-automatic firearms in Delaware is dead.

06-23-2018 - Controversial Voting Bills Pushed Through House

Two contentious bills seek to make fundamental changes to Delaware's voting laws.

06-18-2018 - Revenue Forecasts Increase, House Republican Leaders Advocate for Full Grants-in-Aid Funding

With state revenuses up, House Republican leaders are calling for more aid to community non-profits.

06-15-2018 - NEWS: Senate Could Act Tuesday on Bill to Ban Targeted Semi-Automatic Firearms

Bill to ban the manufacture, sale, transport, and transfer of "assault weapons" to be acted on.

06-15-2018 - NEWS: Bill Seeks to Grant Paid Parental Leave to State, Public School Employees

Bill would give 12 weeks of paid parental leave state and public school employees.

06-15-2018 - NEWS: New Law to Ban Bump Stocks, Trigger Cranks

A bill to ban the sale and possession of "bump stocks" and "trigger cranks" is now law.

06-15-2018 - PHOTO BRIEF: New Law Reins-in Aerial Snooping

A new state law seeks to protect Delawareans from being harassed by people using aerial drones.

06-11-2018 - Bill Would Safeguard the Right of Parents to Raise their Children

A new measure pending action in the legislature seeks to assert the rights of Delaware parents.

06-08-2018 - Bill Seeking to Ban Specific Semi-Automatic Firearms Fails to Clear Senate Committee

A bill to ban the manufacture, sale, transport, and transfer of "assault weapons" has failed.

06-08-2018 - Controversial Bill Heading to Governor Seeks to Ban Conversion Therapy

The House of Representatives has passed a bill prohibit the use of "conversion therapy" on minors.

06-08-2018 - Delaware ERA Halfway to Ratification

The Delaware Equal Rights Amendment has completed the first leg of its journey to becoming law.

06-08-2018 - Wine Home Shipping Bill Clears House, Heads to Senate

A bill seeking to allow wineries to ship their product directly to Delawareans has cleared a hurdle.

06-01-2018 - More than 127,000 Acres of Delaware Farmland Permanently Preserved

Delaware's Agricultural Lands Preservation Program hit a new milestone this week.

06-01-2018 - Delaware Sports Betting Launches Tuesday

Full-scale sports betting at all three Delaware racinos will launch on Tuesday.

06-01-2018 - Revised Transgender Student Regulation Surfaces

A revised version of a controversial rule seeking to protect transgender students has been filed.

06-01-2018 - New Law May Reduce DUIs, Place Businesses on Equal Footing

It is hoped a new law will modestly reduce drinking and driving on Delaware's roadways.

05-25-2018 - Social Media Campaign Aims to Protect First-Responders, Highway Workers

Citizens are being urged to help first-responders and highway workers promote a law intended to help

05-25-2018 - "Rainy Day" Fund Remains a Mystery to Many

The Rainy Day Fund is misunderstood, unused, and in need of reform.

05-25-2018 - New Law Intended to Spark Start-up Innovation, Investment

The Angel Investor Job Creation and Innovation Act signed into law.

05-25-2018 - State Revenue Makes Dramatic Turnaround

Revenue up sharply from a year ago.

05-15-2018 - TASK FORCE HCR 39 FINAL REPORT

TASK FORCE HCR 39 FINAL REPORT

03-28-2018 - State Rep. Bobby Outten Will Not Seek Return to Office

State Rep. Bobby Outten, R-Harrington, announced today that he will not seek another term on office.

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