Delaware State General Assembly
Delaware House approves budget bill for upcoming fiscal year
By Randall Chase Jun. 23, 2021 05:56 PM EDT
DOVER, Del. (AP) — House lawmakers on Wednesday approved a spending plan for the fiscal year starting July 1 that adds hundreds of millions of dollars to the...
Pierre ‘Pete’ du Pont IV dies; ran for president in 1988
By The Associated Press May. 09, 2021 11:59 AM EDT
Gun rights advocates sue lawmakers over virtual meetings
By Randall Chase Apr. 09, 2021 07:00 PM EDT
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Gun rights advocates have filed a federal lawsuit challenging continued virtual meetings of the Delaware General Assembly after Democrats...
Bill calls for mental health workers in elementary schools
Mar. 10, 2021 06:55 PM EST
DOVER, Del. (AP) — A bill mandating that elementary schools in Delaware be staffed with counselors, social workers and psychologists is headed to the House...
Pennsylvania lawmakers sue over Delaware River drilling ban
By Michael Rubinkam Jan. 12, 2021 04:52 PM EST
Republican state lawmakers in Pennsylvania are seeking to overturn a ban on gas drilling and hydraulic fracturing in the Delaware River basin, filing a federal...
Delaware lawmakers ready to convene new session
By Randall Chase Jan. 11, 2021 06:01 PM EST
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware lawmakers are set to begin a new legislative session with the promise of fresh debate on a variety of controversial social issues...
Delaware Senate race conjures comparison with 2010 campaign
By Randall Chase Oct. 20, 2020 01:05 PM EDT
Delaware GOP gubernatorial primary draws surge of candidates
By Randall Chase Sep. 05, 2020 08:31 AM EDT
Delaware GOP challenges universal vote-by-mail for November
By Randall Chase Aug. 19, 2020 04:49 PM EDT
DOVER, Del. (AP) — The Delaware Republican Party filed a lawsuit Wednesday claiming that a new law allowing universal voting by mail in this year’s general...
Budget bills get Senate nod, lawmakers ban police chokeholds
By Randall Chase Jun. 25, 2020 07:24 PM EDT
DOVER, Del. (AP) — The Delaware state Senate on Thursday unanimously approved two key spending bills that failed to win passage earlier this week amid concerns...
Delaware lawmakers given final approval to new budget
By Randall Chase Jun. 24, 2020 06:46 PM EDT
DOVER, Del. (AP) — The Delaware state House has given final approval to a $4.5 billion operating budget for the fiscal year starting July 1. ...
Senate Republicans stall quick passage of budget bills
By Randall Chase Jun. 23, 2020 08:13 PM EDT
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Senate Republicans in Delaware have held up two key spending bills for the fiscal year starting July 1, complaining that they and their...
Delaware panel finishes marking up next year's budget
By Randall Chase Jun. 04, 2020 06:45 PM EDT
DOVER, Del. (AP) — The General Assembly’s budget-writing committee has finished marking up Democratic Gov. John Carney’s proposed operating budget for the...
Delaware governor pares back budget proposal
By Randall Chase Jun. 02, 2020 05:35 PM EDT
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Democratic Gov. John Carney is paring back his proposed budget for next year after his coronavirus restrictions on economic activity in...
GOP lawmakers urge Delaware governor to lift restrictions
By Randall Chase Apr. 30, 2020 05:51 PM EDT
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Republican lawmakers in Delaware are urging Democratic Gov. John Carney to lift restrictions that are aimed at stemming the spread of the...