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DSU’s Inspire scholarship helps daughter of firefighter killed in Canby Park blaze

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

Ardavia Lee is one of the Inspire Scholarship recipients.     A bill on its way to Gov. John Carney will extend an scholarship program for qualified in-state students at Delaware State University by doubling what it now pays to cover tuition for a year. One of the scholars it will help is the daughter of a Wilmington firefighter killed …

Bill to lower income tax fails in committee, but one to cut real estate tax passes

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

A bill to lower the state’s real estate transfer tax will go to the House of Representatives passed a committee Wednesday. Two Republican bills designed to take advantage of Delaware’s flush revenues found different fates Wednesday in the House Revenue and Finance Committee, with one failing to gain traction and the other earning unanimous support. The first was House Bill …