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Monday, January 1, 2018

Viewpoint: Mountaire correcting wastewater issues while continuing outreach

The trust of the local communities where we live and work is extremely important to Mountaire Farms. It is something we do not take lightly. We want to express our sincere apologies to our...

Viewpoint: Consider a charitable contribution before tax deduction goes away for many

By Stuart Comstock-Gay Getting a few dollars knocked off your tax bill probably isn't the main reason you give to charity.  If you’re like most of us, you give because you care about the health of...

Hedge fund investor says it is time for Navient to throw in the towel

Happy Monday, It hasn’t been a great year for Navient. The Wilmington company,  which was spun off a few years ago from Sallie Mae,  has been buffeted by a lawsuit from the Pennsylvania Attorney General and...

Sloppiness and worse in school finance

Good morning, At this business newsletter and website,  we mainly confine police and court coverage to white-collar crime. The scanner sites can offer accounts of the latest shooting or pile-up on I-95.  Over the past couple...

Opinion from state throws cold water on right to work ordinance for Sussex County

An advisory  opinion has cast serious doubt on whether Sussex County can pass a right to work ordinance. The Delaware State News reported a letter from the state offered the opinion that the powers...

Viewpoint: Time to end surprise tax increases

It was a sign of the times when the  Delaware General Assembly slipped into the dysfunctional mode we see in Washington, D.C. Early Saturday morning, the process of coming up with a budget ground to...
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Viewpoint: State room tax revenue grab will damage Delaware economy

By Sarah Willoughby, executive director, and William Sullivan,  chairman of the board of the Greater Wilmington Convention and Visitors Bureau Absent the efforts of the Greater Wilmington Convention and Visitors Bureau and other local tourism...

Viewpoint: This time, Rep. Kowalko wants the little guy to pay up

State  Rep. John Kowalko’s legislation to raise the annual fee for limited liability companies comes  as no big surprise. Over the years, the cantankerous Democrat has focused on raising taxes for the wealthy and businesses under the...

Viewpoint: Tourism pays its own way – Don’t cut promotion budget

By William Sullivan Sullivan is the  Chairman of the Board, Greater Wilmington Convention and Visitors Bureau The State of Delaware is facing a serious financial challenge as the current deficit is in the range of $400...

Opinion: An overlooked vote of confidence for Wilmington

It is hard to overstate the impact of recent moves in downtown Wilmington involving Capital One, the DuPont Building and yesterday's news of a $23 million hotel on the riverfront.   $200 million of this money will go...
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