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BOEM visits Delaware for comments on offshore drilling proposal

While the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management took comments and questions from Delawareans about a federal five-year offshore drilling proposal on Thursday, local environmentalists continued to express strong opposition.

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The Delaware Public Commission voted to approve a petition to reduce Delaware utility rates in response to recently passed federal tax cuts.

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Lawmakers in the House Economic Development, Banking, Insurance and Commerce Committee killed proposed right-to-work legislation.

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The First State has joined a lawsuit to stop the rollback of net neutrality.

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The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management will be taking public comments in Dover Thursday on the Trump administration’s proposal to open the Atlantic coast to a five-year oil and gas drilling plan.

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The Delaware Senate passed legislation Tuesday revamping the state’s bail system. Bill sponsors say allowing poor people to sit in jail because they can’t afford bail criminalizes poverty.

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The ACLU announced Tuesday it is filing suit against the state of Delaware. The complaint alleges the state is not providing enough resources for disadvantaged students in its school system.

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Widespread flu activity is plaguing the First State, as the number of lab-confirmed cases continues to rise.

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Local arts groups are making the case Delaware gets its money’s worth from arts funding.

The Delaware Arts Alliance presented Lt. Gov. Bethany Hall-Long and lawmakers results of a new study detailing the economic impact of the arts in the First State.

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Delaware lawmakers are trying again to pass legislation expanding the number of people with mental illness banned from possessing guns.

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Gov. John Carney (D-Delaware) has made his pick for the next secretary of the Department of Labor.

Carney is nominating Cerron Cade to replace Patrice Gilliam Johnson resigned last week to take a position at Delaware State University.