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Legislation establishing paid family leave for state workers in Delaware is heading to the state Senate.


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Gov. John Carney will soon decide whether to ban conversion therapy in the First State.


Sarah Mueller

This could be the year the General Assembly passes paid family leave for state employees.


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Delaware teens now have additional protections in the criminal justice system.


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Delaware is making it easier for state employees who are new parents to have time to bond with their children.

 


 Gov. John Carney (D) has signed two changes making it easier for state workers to donate sick time and annual leave to new parents - and for those parents to use it .

 

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Gov. John Carney (D) signed legislation making Delaware the sixth state to ban organ transplant discrimination on the sole basis of a disability.


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State Representatives on the House Health and Human Development Committee are calling on Congress to continue funding the Children’s Health Insurance Program.


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Delaware’s seniors will have to pay up to $100 more per year for their annual school property tax bill.

State lawmakers considering family leave bills

Apr 23, 2017
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Two bills in the General Assembly are taking different approaches to offering more time off for new mothers and fathers who work for the state.

School dropout age could rise to 18 under new bill

Jan 30, 2017
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State lawmakers are trying to curb Delaware’s dropout rate even further by making it illegal for minors to quit school.

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