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Legislative Update

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

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

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High-ranking state officials and lawmakers won’t see a raise for the next four years.

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People who are HIV positive could start donating their organs to science or those who also have also contracted HIV under a new bill.

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Owners of illicit massage parlors may be put on notice should the General Assembly pass a new bill it’s considering.

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Local governments, state employees and seniors will share in the burden of making up for projected falling revenues under outgoing Gov. Jack Markell’s (D) final budget proposal.


The General Assembly offered a resounding “no” to a proposal to raise their pay and the salaries of fellow high-ranking government officials.

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State lawmakers returned to Dover for the beginning of a new General Assembly amid a cloud of uncertainty and a new incoming administration.

There will be a third candidate in the upcoming 10th Senate District.

Libertarian Joseph Lanzendorfer is running to fill the seat left open by lieutenant governor-elect Bethany Hall-Long. 

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All Delaware public schools – including charters – may soon be forced to offer at least one computer science course in the near future.

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A bill that would extend federal welfare benefits to convicted drug felons will get another look next year.

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Delaware’s top elected and appointed officials could get a pay raise next year.

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