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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.

Sen. Chris Coons said he wants to learn more about what happened to a U.S. resident and journalist who vanished and is alleged to have been murdered.


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Gov. John Carney and other state officials heard more about work to improve Delaware’s Family Court Tuesday.

Delaware received a $400,000 federal grant to help victims of domestic violence in 2013. That funding ends this month.

Some Delaware lawmakers and Delmarva Power ratepayers say it’s time to re-examine an agreement with Bloom Energy forcing a controversial $5 fee on to Delmarva utility bills.


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New Castle County Council meetings will likely be live-streamed starting next year.


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Some Delawareans opposed to Brett Kavanaugh’s elevation to the U.S. Supreme Court gathered together Sunday to share their personal anguish at his confirmation.


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Delaware’s first woman elected to Congress has been paying attention to more than just the politics surrounding the confirmation of Supreme Court justice Brett Kavanaugh.


Courtesy of Green Party of Delaware

We continue our series of Candidate Conversations, part of Delaware Public Media’s 2018 Election coverage and the Delaware Debates we are producing again this fall with the University of Delaware’s Center for Political Communication.

We are examining the race for State Treasurer, and in this interview, The Green Party's David Chandler.

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Wilmington City Council approved an ordinance establishing tax and water/sewer stabilization funds Thursday.

The legislation passed with a vote of ten in favor, one present and two absent.

An enhanced workforce training program for Delawareans on food stamps is being scaled down next year.


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Gov. John Carney highlighted a new law Thursday requiring mothers to properly care for babies born exposed to drugs and alcohol.


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