Delaware Public Media

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.

Delaware Public Media

A national legal group for the poor says Wilmington officials are likely violating its most vulnerable citizens’ constitutional rights.

Delaware Public Media

Trade uncertainties are leaving Delaware farmers feeling very uneasy heading into 2019.

Cameron Pollack/NPR

Former President George H.W. Bush is being honored with funeral services at the National Cathedral in Washington D.C.

Sarah Mueller

Delaware seeks to reduce its high rates of incarceration and recidivism by revamping its re-entry procedures.

Sussex County Council approved its new Comprehensive Plan Tuesday.


Delaware Public Media

State Auditor elect Kathy McGuiness is getting a jump on her transition into office.

Deputy Auditor James Spadola says he is stepping down effective Wednesday and retiring State Auditor Tom Wagner is naming McGuiness to replace him for the remainder of Wagner’s time in office.

via Twitter @TwinPoets

A open seat on Wilmington City Council is staying in the family.


An ad hoc committee comprised of five council members is tapping Albert Mills to represent CityCouncil District 1.  He replaces his twin brother Nnamdi Chukwuocha, who was elected to the State House of Representatives earlier this year.

Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

Sen. Chris Coons held a roundtable in Wilmington Friday focused on a criminal justice reform bill that could see a vote in the Senate.

Larry Nagengast / Delaware Public Media

It could take as long as 10 years for significant changes to take hold, but the start of a major revitalization effort is bringing new hope to the Riverside community in northeast Wilmington.

Department of Health and Human Services

Fewer Delawareans have enrolled in Affordable Care Act plans so far this year.

Delaware Department of Health and Social Services said ACA plan enrollments are currently down 16 percent compared with last year.