Delaware Public Media

Sarah Mueller

Political Reporter

Sarah covers politics for Delaware Public Media. She was a local government reporter for several newspapers before switching to public radio. She previously covered the state legislature as an intern with NPR Illinois while earning her master’s degree in Public Affairs Reporting. She comes to Delaware from Tallahassee, Florida where she also covered state government as a fellow with WFSU. When not working, she enjoys playing with her dog, hiking and reading.

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Proposed changes to Delaware’s state song are drawing some criticism for being too politically correct.

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Sen. Chris Coons (D- Delaware) said he hopes President Donald Trump gives a positive message in his State of the Union speech Tuesday evening. Coons is also calling for Trump to approve a bipartisan solution for undocumented young adults facing possible deportation.


Another name is entering the race for Delaware Attorney General.

Delaware House Speaker Pete Schwartzkopf says Gov. John Carney’s proposed budget for the next fiscal year is just a starting point. But he agrees with the governor that Delaware needs to make structural budget changes.

Gov. John Carney is not proposing a tax increase for Delawareans this year as part of his $4.2 billion budget plan.

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Delaware’s House of Representatives unanimously passed new rules on sexual harassment.

State Rep. Melanie George Smith said this will be her final year in General Assembly.

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Department of Correction Commissioner Perry Phelps says progress is being made on installing cameras at the Vaughn Correctional Center.

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Gov. John Carney’s office confirms the state has paid former state Treasurer Chip Flowers $22,500 in taxpayer money to drop a Freedom of Information lawsuit.

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Legislation passed Tuesday in the Delaware Senate could impact an energy project that may raise electricity bills for Delmarva Power ratepayers.

PJM Interconnection wants to finish a project that runs a transmission line from New Jersey’s Artificial Island to Delaware.