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Governor Signs Doggy Dining Bill

Four-legged fans of outdoor dining were lapping up the news out of Dewey Beach today, where Governor Carney joined legislators for a bill signing event that allows leashed dogs on the outdoor patios of beer gardens and food establishments. Social...

GOP Senators: Bloom Energy Deal Continues to Cost Delaware

Bloom Energy is, yet again, under the microscope and facing intense scrutiny for its lack of providing tangible results for Delaware and Delawareans.  News articles published recently have brought the question of whether taxpayer funds are effectively being used...

Breaking: Commercial Airline Service Returning to Wilmington Airport

Frontier Airlines will again offer commercial airline service from Delaware, five years after the discount carrier ended limited service in the state. Late this afternoon, Governor John Carney's office scheduled a press conference for Tuesday of next week "to announce...

Big Dollar Proposals Highlight Carney State of the State Address

Possibly the best thing about Delaware’s annual state of the state speech is giving it.  Governor Carney’s third annual speech was no exception and was very likely his favorite so far.  Among other things, the Governor noted 20,000 new jobs...

Dogs One Paw Closer to Legal Dining Status

Man’s best friend is one step closer to joining their owners for a casual bite as the Delaware House of Representatives unanimously approved a bill that would allow leashed dogs to enjoy the fun at beer gardens and outdoor...

Highmark Puts $1 Million into Combating Opioid Addiction in Delaware

Eight local organizations on the front lines of the opioid crisis got a significant boost today thanks to a $1.1 million grant from Highmark Delaware. The nonprofit recipients who will share the funding – atTAck addiction, Bellevue Cause Community Network,...

Opinion: Move to Change Primary Date is all about Incumbent Protection

Presidential primaries take place every four years and are closely followed events.  States, including Delaware, have jockeyed for a meaningful place in the primary process with the hope of bringing in candidates and generating economic activity.  Delaware’s primary election for...

Bills on Minimum Wage, Guns and Legal Pot Greet General Assembly’s Return

As state legislators regroup in Dover for the second half of the 150th General Assembly, several high-profile and controversial issues are awaiting their attention. Some of these contentious proposals include a hike in the minimum wage, legalization of recreational marijuana...

Legislative Staff Mount Unionization Campaign

Staff working for members of the Delaware House and Senate have launched an effort to organize a union, which would be the first of its kind in the United States according to public employee union officials. The move blindsided elected...

Delaware Economic Growth Lags Entire Country

A quarterly government analysis shows the economy is growing in 49 states and the District of Columbia – everywhere but Delaware. Unfortunately, the First State ranked last in gross domestic product (GDP) growth in the third quarter of 2019, according...
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