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Legislation introduced in the House would add more protections to the Delaware Constitution’s equal rights clause.


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Legislation that would provide financial assistance to children who were in the foster care system and attend college in Delaware advances from the House Education Committee.

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The bail reform bill that recently passed in the Senate now heads to the full House, but not without some debate.

 


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The state Senate passes bail reform aimed at those charged with some violent crimes and possessing firearms.


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The state Senate passes a police reform bill to change the state’s use of force standard.


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The House Education Committee forwarded a resolution to seek ways to modernize Delaware’s education funding system.


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As lawmakers return to Legislative Hall to wrap up this year’s session this month, some members of the public can join them.

 

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AAA Mid-Atlantic reminds parents with teens who drive that now is a good time to model safe driving behaviors and make sure their teens practice them too.


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As the Biden Administration and Republicans negotiate over infrastructure, Sen. Tom Carper touts the Surface Transportation Reauthorization Act unanimously passed out of a Senate committee last week.

 

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Delaware holds a vaccination event at the beach as it works to deliver another 17,000 vaccinations by July. 


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The First State’s effort to incentivize Delawareans to get vaccinated this month is already in motion.

 

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The Delaware River and Bay Authority released a study on the economic impact of the Cape May-Lewes Ferry on the region.

There’s a change at the top of the Delaware State Housing Authority.

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State Auditor Kathy McGuiness launches a website allowing Delawareans to track the federal money coming into the state from the American Rescue Plan.


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Sussex County’s Fiscal Year 2022 Operating Budget proposal is over $100-million more than this year’s budget.

 


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Legislation seeking to reform the Law Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Rights (LEOBOR) and use of force policies is introduced in the Delaware Senate.

 

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During “Ask Governor Carney” heard on Delaware Public Media Monday, the governor again voiced opposition to legalized marijuana.

 


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Wilmington City Council adopts a Fiscal Year ’22 budget.

 

Council overwhelmingly passed the Capital and Operating Budgets for the upcoming fiscal year with no raise in property taxes.


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Legislation that would protect Delawareans in contracts with businesses that include an automatic renewal is heard in a Senate committee.


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Legislation requiring schools in Delaware to implement curriculum on Black History for all students advances out of the Senate Education Committee.


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On the 67th anniversary of Brown v Board of Education, Delaware elected officials celebrated the state’s role in the decision.

 


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With the CDC relaxing its mask wearing guidance, Delaware is dropping its mask mandate later this month.

 


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The Law Enforcement Accountability Task Force approves another four recommendations for lawmakers to consider.

 

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Legislation requiring police body cameras statewide advances to the full House for debate.

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Permit to purchase a handgun legislation that already passed in the State Senate now goes to the full House.

 

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The Delmar Police officer killed in the line of duty is remembered at a service Monday at Emmanuel Wesleyan Church in Salisbury.

Corporal Keith Heacook was remembered fondly by those close to him and others.

 


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It’s another playoff road trip for the Blue Hens.  

This time, it’s to South Dakota State University to play the top-seed Jackrabbits in the FCS semifinals.

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Wilmington Fire Chief Michael Donohue has retired.

Donohue’s retirement is effective immediately, and it ends his 37-year career in the Wilmington Fire Department.

Donohue has been chief, the same position his father Jerome once held, since January 3, 2017.

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As more and more people get fully vaccinated, AAA anticipates summer travel to skyrocket.


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Legal marijuana and the effects it can have on businesses was the subject of a discussion hosted by the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce.


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