About 30% of the state's marijuana card holders are 65 or older.

Law allowing elders to self-certify for marijuana card passes House

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Government

Another marijuana law – sponsored by the apparent champion of cannabis in the state legislature, received some opposition in the House Thursday before ultimately passing. House Bill 285, sponsored by Rep. Ed Osienski, D-Newark, who has been a champion of marijuana in the state legislature, would allow Delawareans 65 or older to obtain a medical marijuana card without their doctor’s …

Rep. Valerie Jones Giltner

Giltner sworn in as sole Republican woman in Assembly

Betsy PriceGovernment, Headlines

Safety and security on many fronts will be some of the main issues that Valerie Jones Giltner, R-Georgetown, will be paying attention to during her first session of the Delaware General Assembly. Giltner, who was sworn in Tuesday as the Delaware General Assembly’s sole Republican woman, won a special election in December to replace Ruth Briggs King. She resigned before …

Valerie Jones Giltner GOP candidate District 37

A new Republican woman returns to 37th District House seat

Jarek RutzGovernment, Headlines

Thursday’s election to replace Representative Ruth Briggs King – the only Republican woman in the Delaware General Assembly – and fill the seat of the 37th district, has been decided. Republican Valerie Jones Giltner has defeated Democrat Jane Hovington Here are the results: Republican Valerie Jones Giltner defeats Democrat Jane Hovington to replace (R.) Ruth Briggs King’s vacant 37th seat, …

Valerie Jones Giltner GOP candidate District 37

Retired nurse Valerie Jones Giltner to run in House District 37

Betsy PriceGovernment, Headlines

A Sussex County retired nurse will run for the Delaware House of Representatives District 37 seat vacated last week by the General Assembly’s only Republican woman. Valerie Jones Giltner, who will run as a Republican, said she plans to continue the work of former Rep. Ruth Briggs King, who resigned because she was moving into a new house that was …

Special election District 37

Special election to replace Ruth Briggs King will be Dec. 21

Betsy PriceGovernment, Headlines

A special election to fill the now-vacant 37th Delaware House of Republicans seat in will take place Dec. 21. The seat represents Georgetown and Millsboro in Sussex County. The former occupant of that seat, former Rep. Ruth Briggs King, resigned last week after receiving a certificate of occupancy for a house she was building just over the district line. Briggs …