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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.

The state Dept. of Health and Social Services is seeking a slight budget increase for fiscal year 2020.

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First State colleges and universities are submitting budget requests as the Carney Administration starts work on next year’s recommended budget.

Some state lawmakers say they may try again to pass early voting legislation in Delaware.

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Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester is paying close attention to negotiations between the House and the Senate on this year’s Farm Bill.

A federal appeals court placed another roadblock in front of President Trump’s efforts to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy.

One Delaware organization was among those that filed a brief supporting the policy.


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Sen. Chris Coons is voicing his concerns about the new acting U.S. Attorney General.

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First State political candidates came together to set aside the campaign hostility and literally bury the hatchet Thursday.

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Delaware’s Department of Transportation is encouraging political candidates in this year’s midterms to come pick up their campaign signs sooner rather than later.

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

Now that the midterm elections are over, all eyes are on Return Day in Delaware.