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Politics & Government

Delaware Public Media's coverage of First State politics and government, including the General Assembly. Coverage is led by Delaware Pubic Media's political reporter James Dawson.

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The Bond Bill Committee approved nearly $826 million for capital projects in the upcoming fiscal year Thursday.

Billy Carroll

Dagsboro medical professional Colleen Davis is making a run at the State Treasurer’s office.

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The Delaware Senate passed the state’s 2019 operating budget Wednesday.

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Delaware state workers may expect to see paid family leave soon.

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The Delaware Office of Management and Budget has requested $10 million for new state voting machines.

It was a clean sweep for Newark’s bond debt referendum.

Newark residents and non-resident property owners voted overwhelmingly in favor of four ballot questions that allow the city to borrow nearly $28 million.

Sarah Mueller

A vote to suspend rules and bring legislation banning assault style weapons to the floor of the Delaware Senate failed Tuesday.

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Gov. John Carney is pushing back against the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy that’s separating children from their parents at the U.S. - Mexico border.

James Dawson, Delaware Public Media

The list of state lawmakers retiring at the end of this session continues to grow.

State Rep. Helene Keeley (D-South Wilmington) announced Tuesday she will not seek re-election.

Sussex County Council has signed off on next year’s budget.

Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a $177.5 million spending plan for Fiscal Year 2019.