Food Bank of Delaware topping off ceremony

Food Bank celebrates topping off new Milford building

Rachel Swick Mavity Culture, Headlines

Nearly 100 supporters, community members, politicians and more gathered Friday at the Food Bank of Delaware’s topping-off ceremony for its new $32 million warehouse. Everyone was invited to sign the steel beam, which when placed symbolized the completion of the structural construction. The ceremony included the traditional placement of a small evergreen tree on the beam, a symbol of future …

John Carney State of the State 2023 job

Carney: State will focus on jobs, schools, safety

Rachel Swick Mavity Government, Headlines

Gov. John Carney’s annual State of the State address Thursday revolved around the need to bring good jobs to the state and make sure people were ready to take those jobs. In front of a packed Senate chamber, Carney said the people of Delaware want politicians to work together to solve problems. He pointed out that compared to six years …

Right-to-repair bill Ruth Briggs King

Right-to-repair bill would make original parts available

Rachel Swick Mavity Government, Headlines

A right-to-repair bill filed in the Delaware General Assembly would require companies such as Apple and John Deere to provide manufacturer parts to fix their products outside of their own stores. House Bill 41, filed by Ruth Briggs King, R-Georgetown and Long Neck, would give individuals and small businesses access to technical parts needed to repair digital devices. That will …

Legislative Hall livestreaming

Livestreaming of meetings seems set to stay at Leg Hall

Rachel Swick Mavity Government, Headlines

  As the Delaware General Assembly prepares to reconvene Tuesday for the start of its 152nd session, livestreaming of meetings seems set to stay. Nobody seems sure yet whether members of the House or Senate will be able to continue to vote remotely. After fighting the livestreaming of meetings for years, the General Assembly started doing that when the COVID-19 …