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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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Workers who help disabled people with daily activities are asking state lawmakers for a wage increase.


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Some parents of visually impaired students say their kids aren’t getting the resources they need to succeed in the classroom.


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As litigation over Delaware’s school funding system proceeds in the state’s Court of Chancery, an interesting side battle has emerged – between the City of Wilmington and New Castle County.

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Sen. Tom Carper recently visited some Central American countries with Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester and other members of Congress.


Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

Wilmington City Council will take at least a week longer to fill a council vacancy.

City Council was scheduled to vote on a candidate to fill the 1st District seat Thursday. But the meeting has been postponed until next week.


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Delaware’s Department of Health and Social Services offered its proposed Fiscal year 2020 budget to the Joint Finance Committee Tuesday.


Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

The state’s new Attorney General has announced her first criminal justice reform initiative.

 


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State lawmakers in the Sportsmen Caucus are trying to save a program that feeds low-income families.


Delaware’s Director of Homeland Security Sec. Robert Coupe said mismanagement, short-staffing and lack of oversight led to DNA samples sitting undiscovered for years in the state forensic lab.

Sarah Mueller

Gov. John Carney visited Harrington this week as he highlighted new project funding for some Downtown Development Districts.


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