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Senate to convene Monday to start removal of state auditor

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

The Delaware Senate will reconvene in a special session Monday to consider a resolution to initiate the removal of State Auditor Kathleen McGuiness, its Democratic leadership announced Thursday. Senate Republicans indicated a few hours after the announcement that they were opposed to the idea until her trial had run its course. The auditor’s was convicted of three misdemeanors including abuse …

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Senate to meet Tuesday to seek advice on removing McGuiness

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

    UPDATE: The Senate canceled its session and will seek advice. The State Senate will convene Tuesday to consider a resolution requesting the Delaware Supreme Court issue an advisory opinion on the General Assembly’s authority to remove beleaguered State Auditor Kathy McGuiness.  They will convene at 4 p.m. and the proceedings will be live-streamed on the General Assembly website.  …

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Resolution condemning federal government for school board overreach fails in Senate

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

Photo by MChe Lee/Unsplash A Republican resolution to condemn federal action against parents at school board meetings and reaffirm their rights to bring grievances to local boards of education failed Monday in the Delaware Senate along party lines. On Oct. 4, the federal Department of Justice issued a one-page memo instructing the FBI and U.S. Attorneys’ Offices to meet with …