Delaware Public Media

Bryan Townsend

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State lawmakers are expected to consider legislation banning assault weapons in Delaware again this year.


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The Delaware Senate approved legislation raising the age to purchase tobacco products.


Legislation that would give Delaware’s electoral votes to the presidential candidate who wins the national popular vote easily passed the state Senate Thursday.


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Youth activists are backing legislation raising the age to buy tobacco products in Delaware from 18 years old to age 21.


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A bipartisan group of state lawmakers wants Delaware to join other states trying to change the way a president is elected.


Some advocates are cheering Gov. John Carney’s push to raise the age to buy cigarettes and tobacco products from 18 years old to 21 years.


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One piece of legislation helping federal workers in Delaware impacted by the partial federal government is heading to Gov. John Carney’s desk. But a companion bill failed to pass the state Senate.


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A new report obtained by Delaware Public Media recommends the First State establish high risk health insurance pools and an individual mandate.


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

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One state lawmaker says he plans to push again to end the First State’s reliance on cash bail. This comes after a Smyrna women died in jail earlier this month after being unable to pay bail.


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