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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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The Democrats now have a candidate for the state Senate race in the 18th district.

 

Milford’s Jim Purcell announced his candidacy to replace the retiring Senate Minority Leader Gary Simpson (R-Milford) Thursday.

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Delaware seniors with higher incomes could soon lose a property tax break.


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Delaware state workers may expect to see paid family leave soon.


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The First State’s rosy fiscal picture could tempt lawmakers to spend more in next year’s budget.


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Democrats in the State Senate tabled legislation requiring gun buyers to be at least 21 years old.

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State Senate Minority Leader Gary Simpson (R-Milford) is joining the ranks of lawmakers retiring at the end of this session.


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Delaware’s top earners could shell out a little bit more tax money come next year should state Democrats have their way.


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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.

Gov. Markell signs background check bill into law

Jun 21, 2016
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Gov. Jack Markell (D-Delaware) wasted little time making sure a gun control bill passed by lawmakers Tuesday is now law.

 

Markell signed the measure addressing a loophole in gun background checks Wednesday.

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