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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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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.

Delaware home health care agencies are calling on state lawmakers to raise Medicaid rates to help with a nursing shortage.


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The Delaware Senate approved legislation raising the age to purchase tobacco products.


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State lawmakers have a bit more money to factor into the budget making process, based on March revenue estimates.


Former Vice President Joe Biden appeared to nearly announce a run for president in 2020 by accident on Saturday.


Some Delaware lawmakers are pushing legislation to limit the fines and fees courts can impose on low-income defendants.


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