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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 last day of the General Assembly this year could end sooner than it has in the past.

For decades, state lawmakers have often worked into the wee hours of July 1st passing the budget bills and holding last minute votes on others.

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Delaware could move to reassess property values statewide this year. But it’s more likely to be through a court order than political will.


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


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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.

The definition of consent could soon be taught in First State schools.

State Sen. Nicole Poore (D-New Castle) is planning to sponsor a bill that would add teaching consent to health class curriculum starting in the seventh grade.

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New legislation aimed at reducing prescription drug prices is being filed in the Delaware House.


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Delaware is getting federal funding to improve its early learning system.


A former state lawmaker’s new business venture is raising ethical questions about legislators’ conflicts of interest.


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A legal fight over education funding in the First State will continue into 2019. Combined with some new faces at Legislative Hall, that likely means more debate over the state’s funding formula.


New rules for Delaware limited liability companies are coming after a series of embarrassing headlines for the First State.


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