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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. 

Gov. Carney signs consent legislation

Sep 10, 2019
Sarah Mueller / Delaware Public Media

There’s new state laws on consent in education and in health care.


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Kids in Delaware could soon get fewer sugary drinks when eating out.


Tom Byrne / Delaware Public Media

State lawmakers sent Gov. John Carney 11 pieces of legislation revamping the criminal justice system this year.


New law seeks to improve payment of child support

Jul 1, 2019
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A bill designed to make it easier and more efficient for Delaware’s Division of Child Support Services to collect child support payments is now law.

 

 

State Sen. Harris McDowell announces retirement

Jul 1, 2019
Sarah Mueller / Delaware Public Media

Delaware’s longest-serving state senator said he won’t run again in 2020.


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Lawmakers put the final touches on the state’s 2020 budget bills, passing the capital spending Bond Bill and Grant-in-Aid package during the 2019 session’s final day.

Delaware Senate passes Fiscal Year 2020 Bond Bill

Jun 27, 2019
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Funding for Delaware’s capital projects is one step closer to the governor’s desk.


Two more criminal justice bills go to Gov. Carney

Jun 26, 2019
Tom Byrne / Delaware Public Media

The General Assembly is sending more criminal justice legislation to Gov. John Carney.


Sarah Mueller / Delaware Public Media

The Delaware Department of Correction has a new commissioner.

Gov. Carney signs state's FY 2020 operating budget

Jun 25, 2019
Sarah Mueller / Delaware Public Media

The first piece of Delaware’s Fiscal Year 2020 budget puzzle is in place.


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