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Delaware youth have new criminal justice protections that help them avoid having a record.


Some Delaware lawmakers and Delmarva Power ratepayers say it’s time to re-examine an agreement with Bloom Energy forcing a controversial $5 fee on to Delmarva utility bills.


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State senators could vote on legislation banning assault style weapons next week. Senate President Pro Tem David McBride (D-Hawk's Nest) put it on Tuesday’s agenda even though it failed to get out of committee.


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Legislation banning assault style weapons failed to advance out of a state Senate committee Wednesday and lawmakers are pointing fingers over who’s to blame.


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State Sen. Dave Lawson (R-Marydel) wants to use some of Delaware’s extra revenue this year to fund school security improvements. 


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Republican State Sen. Dave Lawson (R-Marydel) is arguing his bill requiring Delaware courts to use American law doesn’t target a religion.


JFC chops $33 million from budget, plenty to go

May 30, 2017
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The Delaware Board of Education won’t return to class next fall – just one casualty as state lawmakers cut or eliminated dozens of programs across government as they craft their proposed budget.

Calls for unity heard at Muslim-American rally

Apr 26, 2017

Members of the Muslim community and their allies rallied Legislative Hall Wednesday weeks after a state senator denounced their religion.


State senator admonished for anti-Islamic comments

Apr 5, 2017
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A Republican state senator was infuriated Wednesday when an imam read from the Quran to open the session.


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A Republican State Senator is offering a plan to hire more correctional officers and make starting their salaries more competitive.  

The move comes after an inmate uprising at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center this month that left one correctional officer dead.

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