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Pro-Business Delaware launches $550,000 ad urging diversity on courts

Betsy Price Headlines

Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware is spending more than $550,000 on a television advertising campaign in which the Rev. Al Sharpton criticizes the lack of diversity on Delaware courts. The organization, said to be founded by employees of a company whose owners were angry over their treatment in Delaware’s Chancery Court, comes after organizers of Delaware’s Bench and Bar Judicial …

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Newark pastor unhappy to be denied meeting on court Diversity Project

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

Pastor Blaine Hackett, right, leads an April 15 protest march for diversity on the Chancery Court.   A Newark minister upset that he and the Rev. Al Sharpton were denied a meeting to weigh in on the Delaware Bench and Bar Diversity Project says he fears that it will be another example of the good old boys making decisions. “These …

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Pro-business group chides courts for closing on Juneteenth despite little diversity

Betsy Price Government

    Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware issued a press release Friday afternoon chiding the Delaware courts for closing to mark Juneteenth while the courts lack the diversity the business group  wants to see. “It’s a long overdue step for the federal government to recognize Juneteenth as a federal holiday and I admire President Biden’s leadership,” said Campaign Manager Chris …

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Jane Brady joins A Better Delaware as board co-chair

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

A familiar face will join the board of A Better Delaware. Jane Brady, a former Delaware Superior Court Judge and three-term state attorney general will become co-chair along with founder Chris Kenny of the organization’s board. A Better Delaware describes itself as a non-partisan public policy and political advocacy organization that supports pro-growth, pro-jobs policies as well as greater transparency …

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 2023 attempt to alter absentee voting passes Senate 

Sam Haut Government, Headlines

The Senate voted along party lines 15 to 5 to pass a bill that would amend the Delaware constitution to allow absentee voting for any reason. Senate Bill 3, sponsored by Sen. Darius Brown, D-Wilmington, ultimately would allow absentee voting for any reason. However, it would require voters to sign an oath or affirmation saying they are free from improper …

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TownSquareLIVE Weekly Review – April 20, 2023

Sonja Frey Town Square Live, Weekly Review

Click on the image below to view the PDF This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Community DelDOT rethinking area around Augustine Cut-Off bridge ‘Man of La Mancha’s’ Don Quixote: Stuck in the middle with you Mobile pantries to feed 4,500 Delawareans in need Unused prescription meds? Trash them safely Saturday Hopefuls start tryouts for State Parks lifeguard jobs Food & Dining …

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Delaware Sportsmen take aim at handgun permitting bill

Sam Haut Government, Headlines

The Delaware State Sportsmen’s Association took to social media Monday to condemn a bill that would create a  permitting process for getting a handgun. “We knew it would be coming back and it’s finally here,” the Facebook post said. “In the wake of the violent criminal actions of the last few weeks in Delaware, our single partly overlords have decided …