TSD Review Sept 22

Town Square LIVE Weekly Review – September 22, 2022

Sonja Frey Town Square Live, Weekly Review

Click on the image below to view the PDF This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Community Wilmington launches police cadet apprenticeship Food Beach’s iconic Summer House sold to Nalu’s owner Government Will this Republican in solid blue district win again? Mail-in voting ruling on hold pending Supreme Court appeal Is DeSantis sending immigrants to Sussex County? Wilmington gun violence report: Pay …

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Will this Republican in solid blue district win again?

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

Delaware’s 9th Representative District is one of New Castle County’s last remaining Republican holdouts, and Democrat Terrell Williams, an attorney, hopes to flip the seat blue in Delaware’s Nov. 8 general election. Rep. Kevin Hensley, a Republican, has represented the district where Democrats outnumber Republicans by nearly two-to-one since 2015.  The district runs along the Delaware Bayshore from the Chesapeake …

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Republican bill would increase senior property tax credit to $750

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

A Republican-backed bill to nearly double the tax break for senior citizen homeowners is pending action in the Delaware House of Representatives.  House Bill 287, sponsored by Rep. Kevin Hensley, R-Odessa, would increase the Senior School Property Tax Credit to a maximum of $750 annually. Currently, homeowners ages 65 and older are eligible for a 50 percent tax credit against …