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David McBride

Senate President Pro Tem David McBride (D-Hawk's Nest) is defending himself against critics claiming he reneged on a promise to allow a floor vote on all gun control bills.

Delaware gun control advocates are criticizing state Senate leadership for backing away from a promised floor vote on all gun bills.


Delaware is joining a growing number of states that could dump the shift between Standard and Daylight Saving Time.


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


Sarah Mueller / Delaware Public Media

The last day of the General Assembly this year could end sooner than it has in the past.

For decades, state lawmakers have often worked into the wee hours of July 1st passing the budget bills and holding last minute votes on others.

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

Sarah Mueller

A vote to suspend rules and bring legislation banning assault style weapons to the floor of the Delaware Senate failed Tuesday.


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


State lawmakers could give first-time homebuyers a tax break.


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