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 River Basin Restoration Program recently received $6 million in federal funding when President Trump signed legislation keeping the government open through September. The program first received federal support last year when it got $5 million.

Sandra Meola is director of the Coalition for the Delaware River Watershed and the New Jersey Audubon, which also applied for funding.

Delaware Public Media’s Sarah Mueller recently spoke with her about the restoration program, environmental challenges in the watershed and new projects expected to be announced next month.


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Legislation giving Delaware Tech the authority to issue bonds and implement a statewide property tax may be on hold for now.


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Sen. Tom Carper recently visited some Central American countries with Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester and other members of Congress.


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Delaware’s Department of Health and Social Services offered its proposed Fiscal year 2020 budget to the Joint Finance Committee Tuesday.


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The Coalition for the Delaware River Watershed is cheering an increase in federal funding for this fiscal year.


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State lawmakers in the Sportsmen Caucus are trying to save a program that feeds low-income families.


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The Christina School District is keeping administration of statewide services for children with autism.


Delaware’s Director of Homeland Security Sec. Robert Coupe said mismanagement, short-staffing and lack of oversight led to DNA samples sitting undiscovered for years in the state forensic lab.

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Gov. John Carney visited Harrington this week as he highlighted new project funding for some Downtown Development Districts.


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A deal to keep the Statewide Autism Program with the Christina School District may be in place.


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