Delaware state budget tops $1.5 billion

2023-4 state budgets pass House; head to Carney’s desk

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

  The Delaware House of Representatives passed four state budgets for the 2023-24 year in 15 minutes in a no-fuss set-em-up, knock-em-down run. The bills’ next stop will be Gov. John Carney’s desk, because they passed the Senate on Tuesday. “I think we have a budget that we can be proud of,” said Rep. William Carson, D-Smyrna/Dover, and co-chairman of …

Tax Credit

Committee votes to raise senior property tax credit

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

The committee responsible for drafting the state’s budget has voted to restore the senior property tax credit to its pre-2017 level. The credit was cut from $500 to $400 per year in 2017 in an effort to close a budget shortfall that year. Currently, the program allows homeowners ages 65 and over to claim a tax credit against regular school …

TSD Review Feb 10

Town Square LIVE Weekly Review – Feb. 10, 2022

Sonja Frey Town Square Live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Community Purzycki, FOP: Congo’s police shaming ‘baseless, abhorrent’ Wilmington council president goes public with WPD ‘whitest Black guy’ trophy Harlan Elementary’s Thursday night Bedtime Stories promote reading, community Halestorm, Hank Williams Jr. join 2022 State Fair concert lineup Longwood’s restored Orchid House will show even more blooms Business Renter, landlord advocates disagree over solutions to …