2019 budget Stalemate over minimum wage increase forces marathon General Assembly finale By Tom Byrne & Sarah Mueller • Jul 1, 2018 Sarah Mueller / Delaware Public Media A battle over a hike to the state’s minimum wage kept lawmakers in Dover overnight, dragging final day of the legislative session well into July 1. Budget writing committee OKs pay increase for state workers By Sarah Mueller • May 22, 2018 Delaware Public Media 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. Listen Listening... / 1:18 Listen to this story First State's Behavioral Health Consortium makes wide-ranging recommendations By Nick Ciolino • May 15, 2018 Nick Ciolino / Delaware Public Media Delaware’s Behavioral Health Consortium is making recommendations to Gov. John Carney on how the state can combat addiction and improve mental health. Listen Listening... / 1:03 Listen to this story.