State to spend $50 million to help people qualify for better jobs

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

Among the things that new workforce development money will be spent on is helping women, minorities and the disadvantaged find jobs in construction and other fields. Photo by Anamul Rezwan/Pexels Delaware will put $50 million of COVID-19 relief money into workforce development, but exactly how that money will be spent isn’t clear. The plan was announced by Gov. John Carney …

Minimum wage bill sponsor condemns last-minute amendments to bill

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

    The bill to raise Delaware’s minimum wage is set for its final stop on the General Assembly roller coaster Thursday before being sent to the governor. And when it comes up in the House of Representatives, so will nine amendments filed since June 10, most by Republicans opposed to raising minimum wage to $15 by 2025. They would …