Delaware Public Media

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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The First State’s rosy fiscal picture could tempt lawmakers to spend more in next year’s budget.


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Polls show Democratic voters seem to be more enthusiastic this year. While some people are predicting a blue wave to take the U.S. House this year, others are skeptical.

Sen. Chris Coons (D-Delaware) says he hopes that enthusiasm helps Democrats in the midterms.


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The University of Delaware is hoping the state will pitch in to fund a new biopharma building.


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First State officials say there’s no legal obstacle in moving forward with offering full-scale sports betting.


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Environmental advocates told the Joint Capital Improvement Committee they hope it will fully fund clean water initiatives in Delaware.

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State officials says the path is clear for Delaware to move ahead with full-scale sports betting.

The Joint Capital Improvement Committee heard from Delaware colleges and universities Wednesday. They say they need millions in deferred maintenance costs.


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Some lawmakers say they will push an amendment to the Delaware Constitution changing how the state puts together budgets.


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Gov. John Carney (D) said he’s unsure how Monday’s U.S. Supreme Court decision allowing states to legalize sports betting may impact Delaware’s bottom line.

Legislation introduced by State Sen. Stephanie Hansen would create a Delaware opioid impact fee for drug producers.


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