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Politics & Government

Delaware Public Media's coverage of First State politics and government, including the General Assembly. Coverage is led by Delaware Public Media's political reporter Sarah Mueller.

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Republican state lawmakers are pushing a slate of bills they say will improve government operations.

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U.S. Attorney General William Barr delivers a press conference at the Justice Department ahead of the expected release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 election.

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Gun storage legislation is on its way back to the Delaware House after the Senate approved it with changes.

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

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The City of Dover has a new city councilman in District Two.


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An amendment to a controversial gun measure is dividing Delaware Democratic lawmakers ahead of a key vote.

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

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

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Some Delaware lawmakers are renewing their push for more gun control laws.

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There’s no shortage of issues emanating from our nation’s capital that are of interest to Delawareans.  And occasionally, The Green takes some like time to dicuss them with members of the First State’s Congressional delegation.

Recently, Delaware Public Media's Tom Byrne sat down with the Delaware’s senior Senator Tom Carper to do just that, starting with what’s next for the Mueller Report as Congress awaits Attorney General Bill Barr to deliver some form of it to lawmakers.