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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 State Senate passed new sexual harassment rules Tuesday.

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The Delaware House could vote Tuesday on legislation removing firearms from people suffering from a mental health crisis. The goal is to prevent people who are homicidal or suicidal from accessing a gun.


Republican State Sen. Ernie Lopez will face a Democratic challenger in the 6th District this November.

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A new report says more access to long-acting reversible contraception may be helping low-income women in Delaware prevent unplanned pregnancies.

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Legislation banning certain assault weapons in Delaware was introduced Thursday. The bill targets the type of semi-automatic weapons commonly used in mass shootings.

House Speaker Pete Schwartzkopf will face Republican Attorney James DeMartino again this fall for the 14th House District seat.

Schwartzkopf has held the seat since 2003.

The Delaware House passed legislation raising the minimum age to purchase most guns to 21.

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Legislation hiking Delaware’s minimum wage failed in state Senate Tuesday by one vote. But passing relief for casinos could revive the bill’s prospects.

Delaware has about $100 million more than it thought it would last December. That’s a far cry from where the state was a year ago.

Legislation sponsored by State Rep. Kim Williams (D- Newport) would ban child marriages in the First State. It would make Delaware the only state to completely ban minors from marrying.