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Danny Short

Democratic state lawmakers are trying to revamp the First State’s voting system.

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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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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.

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Republicans are demanding Democrats weaken the state’s prevailing wage laws before they consider any new tax hikes as they work toward closing a projected $382 million budget gap.

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State lawmakers are trying to knock out about a quarter of Delaware’s projected $395 million budget shortfall in one move.


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Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle seem ready to give Gov. Carney a chance following his first address to the General Assembly.

Lawmakers to vote on own raises under new bill

Jan 23, 2017
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State lawmakers are set to reject their own raises, as well as those of other top officials before the end of the month. Now, there’s a new bill to reshape where these proposed raises originate.


Private businesses could have a big hand in shaping Delaware’s economic development strategy in the near future.

Lawmakers expected to reject proposed raises

Jan 11, 2017
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The General Assembly offered a resounding “no” to a proposal to raise their pay and the salaries of fellow high-ranking government officials.

Budget woes hover over new General Assembly

Jan 10, 2017
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State lawmakers returned to Dover for the beginning of a new General Assembly amid a cloud of uncertainty and a new incoming administration.