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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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State Rep. Harvey Kenton (R-Milford) says he’s not seeking another term.

Kenton was first elected to represent the 36th House District in 2010. He’s sat on the budget-writing Joint Finance Committee for the past six years.

Delaware’s Department of Education is asking state lawmakers for a $52 million increase to its budget next year.


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University of Delaware President Dennis Assanis defended the school’s plan to charge business, nursing and engineering students more money starting this fall.


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Gov. John Carney’s budget plan includes an additional $20 million for Delaware prison employees.


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Sen. Tom Carper (D-Delaware) is pushing for Congress to renew funding for community health centers when it votes on another short-term spending measure this week.


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State lawmakers are seeking to ban recipients of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, from using food stamps to buy junk food. About 150,000 Delawareans participate in the SNAP program.


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State lawmakers are seeking to ban recipients of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, from using food stamps to buy junk food. About 150,000 Delawareans participate in the SNAP program.


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State Senate Minority Leader Gary Simpson (R-Milford) is joining the ranks of lawmakers retiring at the end of this session.


Delaware State University student Dulce Guerrero would like to just focus on her political science classes and her dreams of becoming a lawyer someday.

But she has to lobby Congress every month just to stay in the U.S.

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The Office of Defender Services is seeking more state funding this year - in part to handle cases connected to last year’s riot at Vaughn Correctional Center.


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