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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The Delaware Department of Natural Resources is looking for a nearly 4 percent bump to its budget next year.

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Sen. Tom Carper and Ohio Republican Sen. Rob Portman released findings from a probe into a drug company they say exploited the opioid crisis.

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First State probation and parole officers are hopeful they’ll see better pay and benefits in the fiscal year 2020 budget.

Some inmates’ families are anxious their loved ones will among those the Delaware Department of Correction is moving to a prison southwest of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

United States Interagency Council on Veteran Homelessness

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs says homelessness among military veterans in Delaware is down 17 percent from 2017.

Delaware State University put in its state budget request for fiscal year 2020 this week.

The university is seeking $54.5 million for operating costs and more than $105 million to cover deferred maintenance needs.

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A federal report on the 2016 Canby Park row house fire cites a number of factors contributing to the death of three Wilmington firefighters.

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The Delaware Dept. of Transportation heard from members of the public during a budget hearing for fiscal year 2020.

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The Coalition to Keep Bus Service on Rodney Square is asking the U.S. Attorney for Delaware to investigate last year’s dismantling of the downtown Wilmington bus hub.

The state Dept. of Health and Social Services is seeking a slight budget increase for fiscal year 2020.