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Gov. John Carney’s (D) first operating budget proposal trims spending on education and handouts to seniors while upping taxes on big corporations and workers’ paychecks.

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Delaware’s top judges aren’t weighing in on the constitutionality of appointing people to the bench based on their political party affiliation.


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Delaware correctional officers are giving politicians a month and a half to back a list of demands their union created in response to a hostage standoff last month that left one of their own dead.

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A new federal lawsuit is challenging a Delaware law requiring equal political representation among the state’s judiciary. It claims that law leaves out those aligned with third parties.

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In a blow to Wilmington education activists, Gov. John Carney (D) says there’s no money this year to better fund high-poverty schools.

Gov. John Carney (D) is appointing two former judges to lead an independent review of what sparked a prison hostage crisis earlier this month that left one correctional officer dead.

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Legislators tasked with paring down Delaware’s gloomy budget forecast start meeting next week to see what they might prune from next year’s spending plan.


Senate Republicans successfully blocked Gov. John Carney’s (D) nominee to lead DNREC without casting a single vote, leaving Shawn Garvin’s confirmation in limbo.

Gov. John Carney (D) and Lt. Gov. Bethany Hall-Long (D) took their respective oaths of office on the steps of Legislative Hall Tuesday morning, the first new administration in Delaware in nearly a decade.

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Governor John Carney’s (D) transition team issued a wide-ranging, nearly 100-point plan Thursday that he says will inform his first three months in office.