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Ruth Briggs King

The Joint Finance Committee has started budget hearings for the fiscal year 2020 budget.


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Gov. Carney’s 2020 budget proposal is finding initial support from some GOP lawmakers.

Carney’s commitment to budget smoothing is among the things drawing praise from Republicans.

Sussex County has won $7 million in federal funding for transportation improvements.


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The initial response to Gov. Carney’s 2019 budget proposal from GOP lawmakers is largely positive.


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Some Republican lawmakers are trying again to change how Delaware sets its prevailing wage rate. They said the current method inflates the costs of public works projects.


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One lawmaker is urging parents to weigh in on proposed anti-discrimination policy and related regulations expected to be implemented by Delaware’s public schools.


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State Representatives on the House Health and Human Development Committee are calling on Congress to continue funding the Children’s Health Insurance Program.


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State Rep. Ruth Briggs King says she’s hopeful she can find some funding for the Delaware Prescription Assistance Program after the program was cut from the state budget this year.


The Lower Sussex NAACP is calling for Delaware to withhold state grant money to the Georgetown Historical Society until it removes a Confederate monument.

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As a protest against the General Assembly’s failure to pass meaningful reforms for Wilmington school children, some House backers of a city schools redistricting plan voted against the $4.1 billion operating budget Wednesday.

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