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Sen. Nicole Poore

Delaware gun control advocates are criticizing state Senate leadership for backing away from a promised floor vote on all gun bills.


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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.


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.

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Political parties in the Delaware House and Senate chose new leadership Wednesday, one day after the midterm election.

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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.


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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.