Earlier this month, House and Senate Republicans unveiled a package of five measures intended to improve the integrity and efficiency of Delaware’s voting system.   The first, …
DOVER — Some notes and quotes between headlines and deadlines ...***A lasting joy of newspapers is the serendipity of scanning a page and seeing a clever headline.We love the witty ones. We …
Last Monday, Dover City Council once again rejected an effort to rezone property that might be accessible to those assisted by the Dover Interfaith Mission for Housing. What was sought was the …
After a cyberattack that shut down the Colonial Pipeline, motorists in East Coast markets — including Delaware — are feeling pain at the pump. Gas prices in Delaware stood at an average …
Here is the Question of the Day: Dover Mayor Robin Christiansen is considering a federal lawsuit over Newark and  Middletown receiving more funding from the American …
Flavored tobacco products pose a significant danger to our public health and are fueling a growing epidemic of tobacco use in Delaware. While the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has an …
A House committee, after a lengthy and sometimes fiery hearing, approved legislation Tuesday that would require a permit to purchase a handgun. Following the four-hour meeting, the House Judiciary …
E-Edition

View this issue of The Delaware State News or browse other issues.

Here is the Question of the Day: Changes are afoot! With vaccinations climbing and positive cases of COVID-19 declining, the CDC has issued new guidance on mask wearing and the state has lifted …
By now, most of you have heard about the shutdown of a major U.S. gas pipeline, owned by Colonial Pipeline Co., turned completely off by what authorities suspect is a Russian criminal gang, demanding …
I am writing concerning the increase of pay needed for direct-support professionals in Delaware.   We are at a very scary place when it comes to workers supporting individuals with …
A House committee, after a lengthy and sometimes fiery hearing, approved legislation Tuesday that would require a permit to purchase a handgun. Following the four-hour meeting, the House Judiciary …
Here is the Question of the Day: The U.S. is seeing a shortage of chicken wings, the result of a harsh winter storm in the Southwest that affected the hatchery industry. Supply is expected to be …
The COVID-19 pandemic forced a sudden change in nearly everyone’s life, and government — at both the state and federal level — responded to meet the needs of citizens. Increased …
The Southern Delaware Alliance for Racial Justice strongly supports House Bill 75, a constitutional amendment that will allow the legislature to enact commonsense, secure absentee and early-voting …
Here is the Question of the Day: Gas prices have been on the rise after it was announced that Colonial Pipeline was shut down last week by …
The Drydene 400 NASCAR Cup Series race, scheduled to take the green flag Sunday at 2 p.m. at Dover International Speedway, is a sellout — with a caveat. There have been no official numbers …
The single-most critical piece of evidence in the Derek Chauvin murder trial was undoubtedly the nine-minute, 29-second video of George Floyd’s slow-motion murder, in which he can be seen and …
When the Food Bank of Delaware made provisions available during COVID-19 times, it stated on its flyer that you must bring ID and proof of Delaware residency to the distribution events. The Food Bank …
Here is the Question of the Day: Rep. Bryan Shupe, R-Milford, has filed legislation that would prohibit citing political affiliation for legislators listed on the Delaware General …
In 2005, Delaware became a national leader in providing access to higher education with the enactment of the original Student Excellence Equals Degree (SEED) Program, which provides free tuition to …
A coalition formed in Kent County, with the goal of reaching minority communities with the COVID-19 vaccine, has helped about 6,000 individuals get vaccinated, the Rev. Rita Paige said during the …
Here is the Question of the Day: Delaware entrepreneur Katey Evans returns for an update Friday on ABC’s “Shark Tank” on the investment venture she secured during her first …
When my mother attended the all-Black William W.M. Henry Comprehensive High School during the 1960s, she lived with the inequities of her era: segregation, separate-but-not-equal facilities and so …
One of the many things we treasure about living in Bayside in Selbyville is the people we get to see when we go for a summer walk. This includes our great neighbors, as well as the Beach Boys, Diana …