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Legislative Update

Daily during Morning Edition & All Things Considered (during General Assembly session)

Delaware Public Media Political Reporters cover the state's General Assembly each and every day lawmakers are in session.  You can hear in-depth reports on what's happening at Legislative Hall during both Morning Edition and All Things Considered. 

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Delaware seniors with higher incomes could soon lose a property tax break.


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Gov. John Carney (D) is expected to sign legislation helping to protect Delaware beaches from possible offshore oil and natural gas drilling in the future.


The state’s three casinos are getting the state relief they’ve been seeking under legislation signed by Gov. John Carney.

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A battle over a hike to the state’s minimum wage kept lawmakers in Dover overnight, dragging final day of  the legislative session well into July 1.

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Gov. John Carney (D) is moving forward with his budget smoothing plan without state lawmakers.


Legislation giving Delaware’s three casinos financial relief is poised to sail through the General Assembly before session ends.


Sarah Mueller

Gov. John Carney (D) signed the state’s $4.32 billion 2019 operating budget Thursday.

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A bill to create a system of care for drug overdose patients in Delaware is waiting for Gov. Carney’s signature.


Sarah Mueller

Gov. John Carney (D) signed a bill Wednesday allowing police officers to remove firearms from someone in a mental health crisis.

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Delaware’s 2019 operating budget is heading for Gov. John Carney’s desk. It's a $4.27 billion spending package.


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