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Judge denies request to dismiss McGuiness charge

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

Delaware Auditor of Accounts Kathleen McGuiness walks out of the Leonard L. Williams Justice Center in Wilmington alongside her attorney, Steve Wood, after a pre-trial hearing on April 7, 2022. (Charlie Megginson, Delaware LIVE News) State Auditor Kathleen McGuiness’ request to dismiss the felony intimidation charge she faces was denied Monday. McGuiness is under indictment on a slew of felony …

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McGuiness waits for ruling on charge dismissal, trial date

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

Delaware Auditor of Accounts Kathleen McGuiness walks out of the Leonard L. Williams Justice Center in Wilmington alongside her attorney, Steve Wood, after a pre-trial hearing on April 7, 2022. State Auditor Kathleen McGuiness’s attorney on Thursday asked a judge to consider pretrial motions to dismiss one of the charges she faces and compel the state to hand over information. …

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McGuiness corruption trial set for May 2022

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

Delaware State Auditor Kathy McGuiness will face trial on corruption charges in May 2022.  A court order establishing the trial date was issued following a private scheduling conference with McGuiness’ legal team, prosecutors and Superior Court Judge William Carpenter.  McGuiness in October was charged with two felonies and multiple misdemeanors alleging conflict of interest, felony theft, non-compliance with procurement law, …

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State Reps ask Carney to remove auditor, but it seems unlikely

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

Legislative efforts to remove Kathleen McGuiness from office seem likely to fail, based on state rules With embattled Delaware State Auditor Kathy McGuiness refusing to step down in the wake of her criminal indictment some legislators are pursuing other means to remove her from office.  Reps. Madinah Wilson-Anton, D-Newark, and Mike Smith, R-Pike Creek, have introduced a resolution asking Gov. …

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McGuiness pleads not guilty; bail set at $50,000

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

Delaware State Auditor Kathy McGuiness pleaded not guilty to corruption charges Tuesday after turning herself in to authorities at the New Castle County Superior Court. McGuiness entered the Leonard L. Williams Justice Center in Wilmington alongside her attorney just before 10 a.m. State Attorney General Kathy Jennings on Monday announced a slew of felony and misdemeanor charges against the auditor …