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Friday, November 17, 2017

Delaware joins lawsuit that challenges Trump DACA decision

Delaware joined more than a dozen other states in fighting a decision by the Trump Administration to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The administration has given Congress six months to come...

Amtrak resumes regular service with competition of Penn Station work

Wilmington Amtrak passengers will see more train service as work was completed at New York's Penn Station. Amtrak announced the project was completed on time.  The passenger rail service kept its  upscale Acela Express service while...

Carney establishes advisory group that will study self-driving vehicles, technologies

Gov. John Carney on Tuesday signed an executive order Tuesday establishing an advisory council on connected and autonomous vehicles. The formation of the council is part of a long-running effort by Delaware to present a...

Delaware posts strong July wage gains

Delaware ended up with   surprisingly strong  wage gains, a report from the commercial real estate firm of CBRE noted. Growth appeared to come from high-end jobs.  Bureau of Labor Statistics  data on private-sector hourly...

Marijuana study task force to hold its first meeting on Wed.

The task force authorized by the Delaware Legislature to study the best way for the state to regulate and tax marijuana for adult use will hold its first meeting on Wednesday in Legislative Hall...

Fish & Richardson named ‘Standout Collaboration’ law firm

Fish & Richardson  is one of nine law firms named for its “Standout Collaboration” by top legal decision makers in BTI Consulting Group’s Law Firms with the Best Collaboration report.   The report is based solely...

Tesla Industries to launch a pilot program that provides jobs for adults with autism

Tesla Industries, Inc. announced the launch of a pilot program that aims to provide employment opportunities to adults with autism. The program, formed in collaboration with The Precisionists, an organization that creates jobs for individuals...

Delaware’s obesity rate ranks 23rd

Delaware is now the 23rd most obese state in the nation, with an adult obesity rate of 30.7 percent, according to The State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America, a report published by...

New sustainable Energy Utility vendor to upgrade data tracking, reporting

The Delaware Sustainable Energy Utility (DESEU) is implementing a statewide, unified method for tracking and reporting data on energy efficiency, conservation and renewable initiatives. EnergyOrbit was been selected to deliver a statewide energy savings database...

Updated: Gas prices spike as Harvey’s impact rattles market

Delaware motorists hammered  despite lower gas tax Gas prices jumped in Delaware and elsewhere as the effects of Hurricane Harvey were felt more than 1,000 miles away.  As of early this week,  gas prices had risen...
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