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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. 

Sarah Mueller

Delaware took a historic step toward adding an Equal Rights Amendment to its constitution. The amendment finally cleared the state Senate.


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The Delaware State Senate again amended legislation banning devices that speed up the firing of firearms. It now goes back to the House - again.


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The Joint Finance Committee has approved its recommended budget for fiscal year 2019. But some state employees weren’t entirely happy with the results.


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The Joint Finance Committee has drafted its recommended operating budget for next fiscal year. But the fate of all Grant-In-Aid funding remains up in the air.


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State Senate Democrats and Republicans have met to discuss a compromise on the proposed state Equal Rights Amendment.


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State Sen. Dave Lawson (R-Marydel) wants to use some of Delaware’s extra revenue this year to fund school security improvements. 


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Members of the budget writing Joint Finance Committee (JFC) moved Tuesday to hold back on spending some available funds.

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State lawmakers could be among those seeing a bigger paycheck as part of Gov. John Carney’s (D) proposed raises and bonuses for state workers.


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The University of Delaware is hoping the state will pitch in to fund a new biopharma building.


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Environmental advocates told the Joint Capital Improvement Committee they hope it will fully fund clean water initiatives in Delaware.

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