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General Assembly passes largest bond bill in history

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

The Delaware Senate on Wednesday voted to pass the largest bond bill in state history, weighing in at a whopping $1.4 billion.  The House of Representatives passed the spending package unanimously Tuesday afternoon. The bill allocates $1.4 billion toward roadway enhancements, school construction, courthouse expansion, state building renovations, library upgrades, state park improvements and clean water investments. “For the second …

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Business owners ask state to delay new trucking regulations

Charles Megginson Business, Headlines

An expiration date on a Delaware law means truck operators will have to haul less or buy new trucks. Photo by ArtisticOperations on Pixabay. With a July 2022 deadline looming that will change how much weight can be hauled in agriculture and construction company trucks, some business owners are seeking a three-year extension until new rigs are available to purchase.  …

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Student activist convinces State Fair to build more accessible bathroom

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

A Thursday’s dedication of a handcap-accessible restroom at the Delaware State Fair are, from left, fair Treasurer Doug Crouse, Janet Butler, fair vice president Clark, student activist Jarrett Butler and State Sen. Dave Wilson.   One Delaware student appears to have a jump on a career as a lobbyist, as evidenced by his successful efforts to make the Delaware State …