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Anthony Ray Hinton spent nearly thirty years on death row in Alabama before his conviction was overturned. 

He appeared in Wilmington Wednesday to discuss criminal justice reform. 


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The state's first lynching memorial will be replaced after it was stolen this summer. 

 


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A new state law could help DelDOT enforce restrictions on truck traffic in residential areas.


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The historical marker installed in memory of lynching victim George White this summer has been stolen from Greenbank Park in Prices Corner.

 

 

  

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Delaware Chief Justice Leo Strine’s Monday retirement announcement prompted several elected officials to commend his work to make the state’s criminal justice system more fair. 

Among them was chair of the state Senate Judiciary Committee Darius Brown (D-Wilmington) who also said he sees the upcoming vacancy an “opportunity.”

 


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.


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Legislation helping inmates reduce their fees and fines is being amended to also help people outside of prison.


$15 minimum wage legislation on hold until next year

Jun 13, 2019
Delaware Public Media

State lawmakers won’t vote on a $15 minimum wage bill until next year.


Minimum wage increase clears one State Senate hurdle

Jun 12, 2019
Delaware Public Media

Legislation that would raise Delaware’s minimum wage to $15 an hour made it out of a Senate committee Wednesday.


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Legislation allowing more Delawareans to seal their criminal records is headed to the Delaware House.


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