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Delaware’s senior senator is weighing in on the partial government shutdown and President Trump’s plan to fund construction of a wall on the US-Mexico border.


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A highway safety project more than a year in the making is now underway.

 


Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

Federal officials announced Tuesday that full Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits will be available to participants for the month of February.

 

Roughly 137,000 Delaware residents rely on SNAP, according to state officials.

 


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The Delaware House made no changes to its ethics rules Tuesday as a new session started.


Sarah Mueller

Legislative Hall in Dover was packed Tuesday as 17 new members were sworn into the General Assembly.

The House welcomed eight Democrats and four Republicans. The Senate added five new faces, four Democrats and one Republican.

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Sen. Tom Carper is opposing a recent Trump Administration proposal that could ease federal limits on mercury pollution.

 


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Robin Christiansen is looking for another term as Dover mayor.

 


The flu has claimed two more lives in Delaware this season.

 


Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

Middletown Council chambers were packed with upwards of 200 people looking to discuss last week's Hummers Parade.

The loosely organized annual event is known for edgy political satire— but this year several immigration-themed floats were called out as racist.

 


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It’s the first full week of the New Year and Delawareans are enjoying the cheapest gas prices since 2016.

 


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