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Corrections summit ends with apology to inmates, families

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

SUSSEX CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION/GOOGLE MAPS STREET VIEW A two-day virtual summit on Delaware’s correctional system ended with Sen. Marie Pinkney apologizing to current and former inmates for perceived failures in the state’s criminal justice system.  “To those who have been involved in our justice system or to those that love people that have been involved in our justice system, we apologize …

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Virtual summit on Delaware’s correctional system to be held this week

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

A two-day virtual summit focused on improving Delaware’s correctional system will begin Tuesday morning.  The event, organized by Sen. Marie Pinkney, D-New Castle, and Rep. Melissa Minor-Brown, D-New Castle South, will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on both Tuesday, Feb. 22 and Wednesday, Feb. 23 and is open to the public.  The “State of State of Corrections” summit …

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Female lawmakers launch Delaware Legislative Women’s Caucus

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

Left to right: Sen. Kyle Evans Gay (D-Brandywine Hundred), Sen. Marie Pinkney (D-New Castle) Rep. Melissa Minor-Brown (D-New Castle South), Rep. Valerie Longhurst (D-Delaware City). Facebook/Rep. Valerie Maglio Longhurst A group of female legislators on Wednesday announced the formation of a new caucus to focus on issues affecting women.  The Delaware Legislative Women’s Caucus will include lawmakers from both parties …

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AG Jennings clears officers of wrongdoing in Lymond Moses killing

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines, Police & Fire

Photo screen-captured from the New Castle County Police Critical Incident Briefing, linked below. The New Castle County Police Officers who killed Lymond Moses in January 2021 will not face criminal charges after Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced she had found their use of deadly force to be justifiable. On Jan. 13, 2021, three officers from the New Castle County Police …

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151st General Assembly opens an era of virtual gatherings

Ken Mammarella Featured, Government & Politics, Headlines

Democrat McBride cites ‘inequities in our justice system, a climate crisis at our shores and a crisis of trust.’ Republican Pettyjohn seeks ‘common ground.’