Sen. Nicole Poore All new Delaware gun control legislation appears dead for this year By Sarah Mueller • May 13, 2019 Delaware gun control advocates are criticizing state Senate leadership for backing away from a promised floor vote on all gun bills. Listen Listening... / 1:27 Listen to this story Loans for federal workers impacted by government shutdown fail in Delaware Senate By Sarah Mueller • Jan 23, 2019 Delaware Public Media One piece of legislation helping federal workers in Delaware impacted by the partial federal government is heading to Gov. John Carney’s desk. But a companion bill failed to pass the state Senate. Listen Listening... / 1:15 Listen to this story Legislation planned to teach consent in First State schools By Sarah Mueller • Jan 7, 2019 The definition of consent could soon be taught in First State schools. State Sen. Nicole Poore (D-New Castle) is planning to sponsor a bill that would add teaching consent to health class curriculum starting in the seventh grade. Delaware legislators choose new leadership By Sarah Mueller • Nov 7, 2018 Delaware Public Media Political parties in the Delaware House and Senate chose new leadership Wednesday, one day after the midterm election. State lawmakers push school security measure in wake of Florida school shooting By Sarah Mueller • Feb 20, 2018 Delaware Public Media Some state lawmakers hope to advance legislation to make Delaware schools more secure. They feel a renewed sense of urgency after last week’s school shooting in Florida. Listen Listening... / 1:29 Listen to this story Progress on Delaware's untested rape kits remains slow By Megan Pauly • Mar 28, 2016 Delaware Public Media Over 1,000 untested rape kits in the First State will remain untouched for now - waiting on recommendations from the Criminal Justice Council on how to proceed with them.