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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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New legislation aimed at reducing prescription drug prices is being filed in the Delaware House.

A former state lawmaker’s new business venture is raising ethical questions about legislators’ conflicts of interest.

Delaware’s Justice of the Peace Court has gone digital with one of its filing processes.

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Attorney General Kathy Jennings took her oath of office on New Year’s Day. She announced her senior staff Wednesday.


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The Delaware Discrimination in Employment Act extends protections against sexual harassment and will impact workplaces in the First State starting January 1.

Some state agencies say Delaware’s juvenile drug court is no longer needed and are calling for a repeal of the state’s Juvenile Drug Court Statute.

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Advocates say they’ve secured legal representation to continue their effort to restore the bus hub at Rodney Square.

Some members of the Delaware Economic and Financial Advisory Council (DEFAC) are nervous about their new role limiting the growth of healthcare spending.

Gov. John Carney and state lawmakers appear to have additional money to spend in fiscal year 2020.

Rehoboth Beach swears in a new commissioner during Friday afternoon’s Board of Commissioners meeting.



New Rehoboth resident Steve Scheffer joins the six member Rehoboth board.