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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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Delaware’s Congressional members are weighing in on Friday's decision by Former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn to plead guilty to lying to FBI investigators.

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State Treasurer Ken Simpler has taken an active role in speaking about the state’s recent budget issues -- and is advocating for what he calls a Grand Bargain. He says lawmakers from both parties should come together to overhaul the state’s budget process  - and create more predictability and sustainability. Simpler is part of the panel lawmakers set up earlier this year examining creating a fund which could limit budget growth and  help in economic downturns.

Delaware Public Media political reporter Sarah Mueller recently sat down with Simpler for an in-depth discussion about his "grand bargain" concept and more.

Small business owner Donyale Hall is running to succeed Dover Democratic State Sen. Brian Bushweller.

Christina School District parents raised concerns about school consolidation at a public meeting with district officials and Gov. John Carney Wednesday. The Carney administration is working on a plan to increase educational opportunities for students in Wilmington.

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Gov. John Carney (D-Delaware) proclaimed Tuesday after Thanksgiving as Giving Tuesday.

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A draft agreement between the state and Christina School District would consolidate the district’s Wilmington schools while offering more services.

Nearly a dozen people in Delaware died of suspected drug overdoses during the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Delaware health officials say they’re cautiously optimistic about state Obamacare enrollment. They’re hoping to match last year’s numbers.

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Gov. John Carney (D-Delaware) says Delaware needs to address the issue of homeless kids in the state.

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Sen. Tom Carper (D-Delaware) says he’s still evaluating the Senate tax legislation being proposed by Republicans. The proposal could be voted on as early as this upcoming week.