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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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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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Raising the state’s minimum wage is popping up again at Legislative Hall. The issue halted legislative work for hours on the last day of session last year.


Sarah Mueller

More Delaware state workers can now collectively bargain for higher wages. Gov. John Carney signed legislation Thursday allowing state workers to bargain for working conditions and wages at the same time.


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Members of the Joint Finance Committee are raising the possibility of not extending prison health provider Connections’ contract through 2020.


Delaware revenue numbers keep rising as lawmakers move to draft the next fiscal year’s budget.

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Some Delaware lawmakers want to reinstate capital punishment in the First State.

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