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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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Some Delaware lawmakers say they’ll try again to legalize recreational pot next year, despite concerns New Jersey may corner the regional market before then.


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State lawmakers are expected to consider legislation allowing physician-assisted suicide again next year.


Delaware Attorney General Matt Denn is petitioning the courts to dissolve the legal entities behind Backpage.com, the classified advertising website.

New federal rules for how schools investigate rape claims could lead to tough questions from state lawmakers.


The Delaware Department of Education is asking for a 6.6 percent increase in its budget for fiscal year 2020.


The Delaware Department of Natural Resources is looking for a nearly 4 percent bump to its budget next year.


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Rehoboth Beach residents interested in seeing their local government in action now have a new way to do so.

 


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Sen. Tom Carper and Ohio Republican Sen. Rob Portman released findings from a probe into a drug company they say exploited the opioid crisis.


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First State probation and parole officers are hopeful they’ll see better pay and benefits in the fiscal year 2020 budget.


Some inmates’ families are anxious their loved ones will among those the Delaware Department of Correction is moving to a prison southwest of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.


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