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Sarah Mueller

Political Reporter

Sarah covers politics for Delaware Public Media. She was a local government reporter for several newspapers before switching to public radio. She previously covered the state legislature as an intern with NPR Illinois while earning her master’s degree in Public Affairs Reporting. She comes to Delaware from Tallahassee, Florida where she also covered state government as a fellow with WFSU. When not working, she enjoys playing with her dog, hiking and reading.

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Gov. John Carney signed legislation Wednesday creating two new state groups focused on addiction and mental health.


The Congressional Budget Office says healthcare premiums could rise by 20 percent next year if President Trump’s administration cuts off certain Obamacare subsidies.

This comes as the Delaware Department of Insurance says it’s still reviewing Highmark’s proposed 2018 rate hike.


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Gov. John Carney signed legislation Monday revamping the state’s Economic Development Office. He's replacing the state agency with a public-private partnership.


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YWCA Delaware is holding a series of workshops and seminars for people recently released from prison.


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President Trump says he’s moving to declare a national emergency on the opioid epidemic in the U.S. 

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Delaware is encouraging businesses in the state to install electric car charging stations.

The state launched a rebate program late last year that takes care of most of the cost. But many businesses are not yet taking advantage of the program. The state is offering rebates to help companies cover the price of the equipment through June 2018.

Kathy Harris, DNREC Clean Transportation Planner, said one benefit of workplace charging stations is it influences employees make more sustainable vehicle choices.

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Delaware’s junior senator is reacting to news the FBI raided one of the homes of former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort last month.

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Siemens USA unveiled its new train facility in New Castle Wednesday, putting over a dozen people to work.

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Delaware law enforcement agencies could get federal grant funding again this year to buy bulletproof vests. It’s part of the Bulletproof Vest Partnership program, which started in 1998.