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Delaware revenue forecast sees some improvement

The Delaware Economic and Financial Advisory Council offers its initial look at the state’s financial health for the 2022 budget cycle. And it offers a slightly rosier outlook.

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Republican U.S. Senate Candidate Lauren Witzke recently released her plan for economic recovery during the COVID-19 pandemic, and it has a lot less moving parts compared to the plans being argued over in Congress.


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Sen. Tom Carper recently spoke about what’s at stake for veterans when the Affordable Care Act goes before the U.S Supreme Court in November.

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New Castle County is sharing more than a third of its federal CARES Act funds with the state for various assistance programs. 


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Unemployment across the nation and in Delaware is still high, but continues its steady decline after spiking over the summer.

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The number of positive COVID cases in Delaware continue a slow trend upwards over the past month.

 

As of Thursday, the seven day average of new positive cases for the virus stands at just under 128.

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The Wilmington Mayor’s latest attempt to address the City’s housing stock through legislation has failed. 


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A settlement was announced Monday in the high-profile lawsuit filed by NAACP, ACLU and other education advocates seeking to overhaul Delaware’s school funding system to better assist disadvantaged students.

Contributor Larry Nagengast has been covering this case and the issues associated for some time now – and this week examines the settlement itself and what it means.


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Much of what is in this week’s education funding lawsuit settlement, including the funding elements, require the Delaware General Assembly’s approval.  

Contributor Larry Nagengast talked with a number of legislators this week to gauge their support.


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All 41 of Delaware’s House seats are up for election this November - and in 15 of those races the incumbent faces a challenge. And Delaware Public Media's Kelli Steele reports on one such race in New Castle County.


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The November 3rd General Election will likely see an unprecedented level of mail-in voting in Delaware and nationwide.

President Donald Trump has repeatedly made unfounded claims about its vulnerability to fraud, has raised doubts about whether he would accept election results—and has called on supporters to watch the polls.

All of this worries Delaware’s former election commissioner, Elaine Manlove, who oversaw voting and elections in the First State for 12 years.

Delaware Public Media’s Sophia Schmidt talks with Manlove about what she’s watching.


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