a chair in front of a brick building

Seaford mayor pushes back against AG’s fetal remains lawsuit

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines, Health

Seaford Mayor David Genshaw says the ordinance has nothing to do with a woman’s right to get an abortion. Delaware Attorney General Kathy Jennings on Tuesday filed suit against the City of Seaford in the state’s Court of Chancery over an ordinance relating to the manner by which abortion clinics must dispose of fetal remains.  Now, Seaford’s mayor and city …

a bench in front of Delaware Legislative Hall

Pro-business group, ACLU to rally to open police misconduct records

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware will rally in Dover to support bills that would create transparency of policy records. Photo by Brian K. Leonard.     A business group that promotes government transparency plans to hold a rally at Legislative Hall to advocate for the passage of a bill that would make police misconduct records open to the public. Citizens …

map

Democratic State Senate, House leaders announce redistricting plans

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

  This is what Delaware’s state House and Senate districts look like now.   Democratic leaders on Friday announced some of their plans to complete House and Senate redistricting by the Nov. 7 deadline the General Assembly set for itself in June.  They did not set a date for the special session, which will be required to approve the redrawn …

map

Little is being said about state redistricting, despite calls for transparency

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

League of Women Voters proposed redistricting of Sussex County. Delaware’s state House and Senate districts must be redrawn and approved by Nov. 7, but legislative leaders have yet to announce a date to convene a special session to vote on the new district lines.  In August, a broad coalition of community organizations sent an open letter calling on Democratic House …