Delaware Public Media

James Morrison

All Things Considered host/reporter

James Morrison has been reporting and producing news stories for NPR member-stations for half a decade. He recently worked as a producer for Capital Public Radio's daily interview show Insight in Sacramento, California. His reporting has ranged from covering city hall to the largest state legislature in the nation, and from arts organizations to indie bands.  James specializes in telling sound-rich radio stories, some of which have been accepted into international competitions. He enjoys reporting all new stories, especially ones that include food and animals.  James has a degree in government-journalism from Sacramento State University and was recently a Ravitch Fiscal Reporting Fellow. When not in the newsroom, he enjoys cooking, cycling, swimming and relaxing with his wife and cats.  

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A nor’easter is making its way through the First State, but the kind of precipitation Delaware is getting is a bit different than initially forecast.

Delaware Department of Agriculture

New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer has announced a plan to save the county $2.5 million on a farmland preservation deal.

 


In the summer of 2016 the Dover Police Department teamed up with an addiction recovery center to divert opiate users into treatment and away from crime, jail or death.

 

Less than a year later, police departments around the First State are looking at Dover's ANGEL Program as a model they could adopt.  

 


A Delaware lawmaker introduced a bill this week that would make it easier to vote by mail.

 

Representative Earl Jaques (D -Glasgow) wants to remove language in the state constitution that requires voters show a valid excuse for obtaining an absentee ballot.

 


Change.org

A Delaware-based artist is receiving international acclaim this week.

 

Kristen Visbal, of Lewes, created the sculpture “Fearless Girl” that was installed near Wall Street this week in honor of International Women’s Day.

Siegel JCC

A bomb threat was emailed to the Siegel Jewish Community Center in North Wilmington Wednesday morning, marking the fourth threat to the facility since the beginning of the year.

 


Delaware Public Media

The leader of Delaware’s American Civil Liberties Union says President Trump’s revised travel ban is just as unconstitutional as its predecessor.  

 


President Trump vowed last week to make Historically Black Colleges and Universities an “absolute priority” of his administration.

 

And now, HBCU leaders are calling on Trump to make funding for these schools a priority.

 


Photo courtesy of EPA

President Trump has started the process to repeal a piece of the Clean Water Act. And some First State wetlands could be left unprotected.

 


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Former Vice President Joe Biden is being honored Wednesday night for putting the needs of the American people above the needs of his political party.

 

The Bipartisan Policy Center is awarding the longtime Delaware lawmaker its 2017 Congressional Patriot Award.

 


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