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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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Raising students’ academic performance in public schools is likely to be an issue state lawmakers take up again next year.

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November’s election results produced a Delaware legislature that now more closely reflects the First State’s population.

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Some Delaware lawmakers say they’ll try again to legalize recreational pot next year, despite concerns New Jersey may corner the regional market before then.

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State lawmakers are expected to consider legislation allowing physician-assisted suicide again next year.

Some state lawmakers say they may try again to pass early voting legislation in Delaware.

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Political parties in the Delaware House and Senate chose new leadership Wednesday, one day after the midterm election.

Delaware seniors with higher incomes could soon lose a property tax break.

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Gov. John Carney (D) is expected to sign legislation helping to protect Delaware beaches from possible offshore oil and natural gas drilling in the future.

The state’s three casinos are getting the state relief they’ve been seeking under legislation signed by Gov. John Carney.

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A battle over a hike to the state’s minimum wage kept lawmakers in Dover overnight, dragging final day of  the legislative session well into July 1.