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State raises budget prediction to include more revenue, $823.8 million surplus

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The state is on track to have a huge surplus. Photo by Brian K. Leonard. September 2021   Fueled by stronger than expected corporate and personal income tax, a state committee is now forecasting that Delaware will have an $823.8 million surplus in its 2023 budget. Michael Houghton, chairman of the Delaware Economic and Financial Advisory Council on Monday called …

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State’s 2022 budget includes $1,000 bonus for employees, $500 for pensioners

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  With Delaware’s revenue surplus holding steady at $1.12 billion, state budget bills dropped into the General Assembly Friday include a one-time $1,000 bonus for state employees and $500 bonus for pensioners. State employee expenses will soar in Fiscal Year 2022, which starts July 1, according to the final expenditure and revenue estimates by members of the Delaware Economic and …