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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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Controversial pieces of legislation limiting access to abortions were heard Wednesday in a state Senate committee.

A proposal to award Delaware’s electoral votes to the national popular vote winner is proving controversial.

Sarah Mueller

Youth activists are backing legislation raising the age to buy tobacco products in Delaware from 18 years old to age 21.


The Delaware Merit Employee Relations Board released its decision on a former top official in the State Auditor’s Office.

Advocates for sexual assault survivors are calling for changes in how the First State handles rape kits.

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Many Delawareans, including the state’s senior senator are waiting to hear former Vice President Joe Biden’s decision on a 2020 presidential run.

Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

After a nearly four-month vacancy, the 1st District in Wilmington finally has a City Council representative again.

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A bipartisan group of state lawmakers wants Delaware to join other states trying to change the way a president is elected.

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A one-year moratorium on new large developments using septic systems is coming to New Castle County.

Sussex County Council is prioritizing what to work on first as it waits for the county’s proposed 10-year comprehensive plan to clear its final hurdles.