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Stories with organization: Delaware State General Assembly
  • Del. governor gets tax increases approved 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 3:43 pm
  • DOVER, Delaware - A package of tax increases that Democratic Gov. Jack Markell sought to help pay for his proposed spending plan for next fiscal year is headed to his desk after receiving final legislative approval by the state Senate on Thursday.

  • Del. lawmaker eye lobbying reform 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 2:19 am
  • DOVER, Delaware - A state House committee is considering a bill that would prevent high-level government officials in Delaware from immediately becoming lobbyists after leaving their state posts.

  • Few changes eyed for Family Court access 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 6:07 pm
  • DOVER, Delaware - A task force studying the feasibility of opening Delaware Family Court civil proceedings to the public is making only minor recommendations for greater transparency in a report to be submitted to lawmakers.

  • Vote delayed on expanded bail denial in Delaware 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 4:24 pm
  • DOVER, Delaware - State House members have postponed a vote on a proposed amendment to Delaware's constitution allowing bail to be denied for defendants charged with non-capital crimes.

  • Review of Del. cash management board continues 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 6:17 pm
  • DOVER, Delaware - State lawmakers are considering several possible reforms for a board that oversees Delaware's $2 billion cash investment portfolio and which has been roiled by internal tumult.

  • Del. bill requires school board recordings 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 7:08 pm
  • DOVER, Delaware - Delaware residents could soon find it easier to keep tabs on what their local school boards are up to.

  • In-state tuition for some in US illegally eyed 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 7:04 pm
  • DOVER, Delaware - A Democratic state senator is trying again to pass legislation allowing some people in the country illegally to pay in-state tuition at Delaware colleges and universities.

  • Del. bill would increase gun crime penalties 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 4:32 pm
  • DOVER, Delaware - A state House committee has released a bill that establishes new criminal penalties for using a gun while committing a felony.

  • Ex-NM governor urges Del. death penalty vote 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 1:36 pm
  • DOVER, Delaware - Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson is lending his voice to an effort to repeal the death penalty in Delaware.

  • Del. lawmakers eye safety of oil rail shipments 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 7:40 pm
  • DOVER, Delaware - State lawmakers are working to ensure that increased rail shipments of oil to Delaware come with adequate safety and response measures.

  • Del. bill would require school emergency alarms 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 2:49 am
  • DOVER, Delaware - A state House committee is considering a bill that requires emergency alarm systems in all Delaware schools.