On Camp Arrowhead Road in Sussex County, less than 100 yards apart, two crosswalks have been installed — one with the clear purpose of safety, the other a Delaware Department of Transportation …
In its first “Fines and Fees Index,” the National Center for Access to Justice (NCAJ) at Fordham University School of Law ranked Delaware 47th out of 51 states and the District of …
Even with wet, cool weather over Memorial Day weekend, traffic totals in Delaware were close to pre-COVID-19 levels, according to the Delaware Department of Transportation. “Certainly, the …
Here is the Question of the Day: A Dover resident recently expressed concern that the mayor and council won’t meet with community members troubled by gang activity, and the mayor responded …
It was a June day in Philadelphia, perhaps very much like today, that the delegates to the Second Continental Congress voted on a simple motion that created the most recognizable, enduring and …
As reported in the Delaware State News: “Gov. John Carney opposes the (marijuana-legalization) bill but has not said what he would do if it reaches his desk, and many political observers and …
Following a lawsuit over school funding and outdated property assessments, Tyler Technologies will complete a mandatory real-property reassessment for Kent County at the cost of more than $4 million. …
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Here is the Question of the Day: A scheduled vote on legislation that would legalize recreational use of marijuana by adults was postponed Thursday to give lawmakers time to consider the …
Delaware State News reporter Matt Bittle’s recent article on the proposed pay raises for some of the top-earning state employees deserves a broader look (“Lawmakers OK pay hikes and …
Due to a resurgent economy and COVID-19 aid from the federal government, the finances of the state of Delaware have never been better.   Even after accounting for growth in the new …
After a year full of hardship for so many Delawareans, the pandemic has made one thing abundantly clear: A strong economic future for our state depends on commitment to putting our families and our …
Legislation filed recently would allocate funding specifically to help homeless college students. House Bill 240 would create a fund to assist “housing-insecure” undergraduate students …
Here is the Question of the Day: A bill passed by the Senate would offer a one-time amnesty period for drivers with toll debts in collection, allowing drivers who fail to pay tolls on Del. 1 …
The pandemic drove home one crucial point: When the going gets tough, nonprofits rise to the occasion to push for the greater good and social impact. Now in recovery mode, Delaware nonprofits are …
I am responding to the Commentary by Rep. Eric Morrison, D-Glasgow (“Setting record straight on the ‘fight for $15,’ June 3”).   He shares his opinion on why we …
Here is the Question of the Day: Proposed legislation, House Bill 165, would allow the environmentally friendly process of natural organic reduction, which involves human remains breaking down to …
Delaware was ahead of its time when it banned liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminals under the Coastal Zone Management Program that was created in 1971, and it has kept the prohibition in place …
Legislation filed Thursday would close a loophole in Delaware’s ban on plastic bags. In 2019, the General Assembly voted to prohibit single-use carryout plastic bags at large stores and chains. …
Here is the Question of the Day: The Delaware General Assembly is in the final weeks of the current session, with much to be decided between now and the final day on June 30. What action do you …
Legislation filed Thursday would close a loophole in Delaware’s ban on plastic bags. House Bill 212 would increase the minimum thickness for a plastic bag to qualify as reusable from 2.25 …
Delaware’s COVID-19 case rate decreased by 41% last week, as the state nears its goal of vaccinating 70% of residents by July 4. Gov. John Carney said Tuesday the state is at 67.5% of …
Many of us can admit to the fact that being disciplined and following a planned course of action is not easy to start doing, much less maintain for years on end! One discipline that is unfortunately …