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Gov. John Carney

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Lawmakers are considering legislation to give school boards more autonomy to raise tax rates after another series of failed referendums statewide. Gov. John Carney is weighing in on legislation that would allow school districts to increase taxes for operating expenses without a referendum.


Probation and parole officers are getting raises after a two-year fight.


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Delaware is the 12th state to raise the age to buy tobacco products.

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A newly-introduced bill would require Delawareans to get a permit to purchase firearms.


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The head of Delaware’s Judicial Branch said he has a plan to pay for two new courthouses in the state.


Sarah Mueller

Delaware is the 13th state, along with D.C., to join the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact.

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Delaware’s probation and parole officers union president said he’s frustrated with the pace of contract negotiations.


Sarah Mueller

Thanks to Delaware’s 2014 Medicaid expansion, tens of thousands of low-income adults in Delaware were able to access preventive medical services. But one piece was missing: dental coverage.

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Gov. John Carney is expected to sign legislation adding Delaware to the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact after it passed the House yesterday Thursday.

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Delaware lawmakers are offering an ambitious plan to revamp the state’s criminal justice system.


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