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Legislative Update

Daily during Morning Edition & All Things Considered (during General Assembly session)

Delaware Public Media Political Reporters cover the state's General Assembly each and every day lawmakers are in session.  You can hear in-depth reports on what's happening at Legislative Hall during both Morning Edition and All Things Considered. 

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The Joint Finance Committee (JFC) wants to fully restore Grant-in-Aid funding to Delaware nonprofits in the next fiscal year.

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Gov. John Carney (D) is pitching state lawmakers a on new budget appropriation process.


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The Delaware Senate passed the state’s 2019 operating budget Wednesday.

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Delaware state workers may expect to see paid family leave soon.


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A vote to suspend rules and bring legislation banning assault style weapons to the floor of the Delaware Senate failed Tuesday.


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The list of state lawmakers retiring at the end of this session continues to grow.

State Rep. Helene Keeley (D-South Wilmington) announced Tuesday she will not seek re-election.

Delaware’s financial picture continues to look brighter for the next fiscal year.

The Delaware Economic and Financial Advisory Council’s  (DEFAC) June revenue estimate is up $47.5 million over May.


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The Joint Capital Improvement Committee faces some difficult choices on funding for Delaware’s colleges and universities.


The First State’s three casinos could see less state relief than they were hoping for.


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State senators could vote on legislation banning assault style weapons next week. Senate President Pro Tem David McBride (D-Hawk's Nest) put it on Tuesday’s agenda even though it failed to get out of committee.


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