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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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Delaware’s junior senator is echoing calls for further transparency in the wake of the Mueller investigation.


Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

There is no property tax increase in Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki’s 2020 budget proposal.

 

But the plan he presented to City Council Thursday seeks a 3.8 percent water/sewer/stormwater rate increase for city customers.

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The state Senate Judicial Committee took public comment on legislation allowing more Delawareans to seal criminal records Wednesday.


Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer presented his 2020 budget proposal to County Council Tuesday. The spending plan totals just over $375 million for next Fiscal Year.

 


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Legislation revising safe storage requirements for firearms squeaked through the Delaware House Tuesday.

Courtesy of Delaware Technical Community College

Legislation giving Delaware Tech the ability to finance deferred maintenance projects is heading to the House.


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State senators are expected to consider a new version of legislation helping Delaware Tech address deferred maintenance needs Tuesday.


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


An attempt by some lawmakers to give Delaware Tech bonding authority hit another roadblock this week.


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Legislation allowing Delaware Tech to finance capital projects appears to have new life.

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