Delaware Public Media

Sarah Mueller

Political Reporter

Sarah covers politics for Delaware Public Media. She was a local government reporter for several newspapers before switching to public radio. She previously covered the state legislature as an intern with NPR Illinois while earning her master’s degree in Public Affairs Reporting. She comes to Delaware from Tallahassee, Florida where she also covered state government as a fellow with WFSU. When not working, she enjoys playing with her dog, hiking and reading.

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Some Delaware lawmakers want to reinstate capital punishment in the First State.

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The Delaware Department of Education is investigating Odyssey Charter School after allegations of potential violations.

A bill creating an opioid impact fee on drug manufacturers cleared its final legislative hurdle Thursday.

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Legalizing recreational marijuana is back before members of the Delaware House.


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A bill released from a state Senate committee Wednesday would make underage drinking a civil offense.


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A bill expanding access to dental services for low-income adults on Medicaid sailed through a Senate committee Wednesday.

Senate President Pro Tem David McBride (D-Hawk's Nest) is defending himself against critics claiming he reneged on a promise to allow a floor vote on all gun control bills.

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Gov. John Carney is declining to say whether he retains confidence in Department of Correction Commissioner Perry Phelps.


Delaware gun control advocates are criticizing state Senate leadership for backing away from a promised floor vote on all gun bills.


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Legislation is being introduced to enshrine parental rights in Delaware’s Constitution.


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