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WILMINGTON — U.S. Sens. Tom Carper and Chris Coons, both D-Del., are seeking Expressions of Interest for consideration for the position of judge of the U.S. District Court for District of … more
WASHINGTON — As Veterans Day approached, the Biden administration directed federal agencies to take new steps aimed at reducing suicide deaths among military members in the United States. more
WILMINGTON — While the U.S. Senate is in recess this week, people across the nation are holding demonstrations in support of passing the Freedom to Vote Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights … more
MILFORD — Evidently, if you ask the staff of Wawa, the governors before and after Ruth Ann Minner paled in comparison.  Speaking at Milford Church of the Nazarene on Wednesday, Gov. John Carney said that when former Gov. Jack Markell stopped by the convenience store ahead of the funeral for Gov. Minner, he was told, "Well, I can't say much for you as governor, but that Ruth Ann, she was something." more
MILFORD — With former Gov. Ruth Ann Minner’s final viewing and funeral services Wednesday in Milford, traffic delays are expected and Milford-area schools are amending schedules. A … more
Delawareans will not be able to vote by mail in the 2022 election without further action from the General Assembly, but the Delaware Voting Rights Coalition, the American Civil Liberties Union of Delaware and several state lawmakers gathered Monday for a discussion on implementing a permanent vote-by-mail system and other provisions. more
DOVER — House and Senate leadership on Tuesday announced plans to formally research the General Assembly’s powers under Article III, Section 13 and Article VI, Section 1 of the Delaware Constitution, with findings due before the legislature returns to session Jan. 11. more
DOVER — Gov. John Carney signed a slew of criminal justice reform bills into law Monday, designed to restore public trust in Delaware’s criminal justice system, protect minors from facing … more
WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives passed President Joe Biden’s bipartisan infrastructure deal over the weekend, bringing the once-in-a-generation investment one step closer to fruition. more
Anyone who’s lost a loved one can relate — the first day without them is reserved for mourning, the second day is spent reminiscing. That’s how Thursday and Friday went for Gov. … more
KENTON — Nancy W. Cook dedicated her life to public service, first as a 36-year state senator for the area west of Dover and then as Kent County’s register of wills from 2011-13. more
DOVER — For the two candidates vying for a seat on City Council, an overlapping topic of concern — and a part of what motivated each of them to file for candidacy — is that of public safety. more
When votes were cast in November 2020, history was made across the ballot. Nationally, Kamala Harris broke one of the highest glass ceilings with her election to vice president. In Delaware, Sarah … more
WILMINGTON — Former Gov. Ruth Ann Minner, who served from 2001-09 as Delaware's first female governor, has died at age 86. more
NEW CASTLE — Gov. John Carney released Delaware’s Climate Action Plan on Thursday, in hopes of impacting climate change for the health of the tourism and agricultural industries, as well as the well-being of state residents. more
The Delaware Senate is slated to reconvene Tuesday at 4 p.m. to consider legislation that seeks input from the Delaware Supreme Court on how legislators could determine a process to remove State … more
DOVER — The recent indictment of Delaware’s state auditor has spurred a new drive to create an Inspector General’s Office. more
DOVER — After the U.S. Census data revealed the Kent County’s population grew by nearly 20,000 people over the last 10 years, Levy Court is moving through its redistricting process with … more
DOVER — While potential nepotism concerns connected to state and municipal employees are rare, they’re not completely unheard of either. more
Several Delaware grassroots organizations are sponsoring an online discussion about the history of the Senate filibuster and how that parliamentary obstacle is being used to block debate on … more
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