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Legislative Update

Daily during Morning Edition & All Things Considered (during General Assembly session)

Delaware Public Media Political Reporters cover the state's General Assembly each and every day lawmakers are in session.  You can hear in-depth reports on what's happening at Legislative Hall during both Morning Edition and All Things Considered. 

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Legislation helping inmates reduce their fees and fines is being amended to also help people outside of prison.


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State lawmakers won’t vote on a $15 minimum wage bill until next year.


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Legislation that would raise Delaware’s minimum wage to $15 an hour made it out of a Senate committee Wednesday.


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Delaware is the first state in the U.S. to levy a fee on drug manufacturers for the opioids dispensed in the state.

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Legislation leaving more sentencing decisions to judges is heading to the Delaware Senate.


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State lawmakers could raise the state’s high school dropout age.


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Legislation adding higher tax rates for wealthier Delawareans is unlikely to get a floor vote again this year.


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Some Delaware lawmakers want to find more money to invest in water infrastructure improvements.

Legislation creating a clean water trust fund cleared a House committee this week.


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The House Revenue and Finance Committee released legislation seeking to legalize adult use cannabis.


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Legislation expanding the law that seeks to prevent children from getting access to loaded guns is heading to Gov. John Carney (D).

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