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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

After legalization effort falls short, legislator seeks task force to study issues

As an effort to legalize marijuana apparently fell short,  Rep. Helene Keeley filed legislation Friday that would create a cannabis task force. The draft measure would create a task force to make recommendations and focus on...

Central Delaware Chamber honors award winners

Three hundred Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce members and their guests attended the CDCC’s Annual Awards for Excellence dinner, hosted at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino.   Bill Strickland, chair of the Excellence in Business...

Coastal Zone legislation passes by 18-2 margin

The Delaware State Senate voted 18-2 to make changes in the Coastal Zone Act that will allow redevelopment, primarily in a small area of brownfield sites.  The Senate approved the bill by an  18 to 2...

State Senate passes DEDO replacement bill by 19-2 vote

The Delaware State Chamber of Commerce praised the passage of a bill that would repeal and replace the Delaware Economic Development office with a public/private partnership.   The Senate Wednesday night passed House Bill 226 by a...

Joint Finance makes big cuts in education, nonprofit grants as budget deadline approaches

Just two days before the deadline to set a budget, the  Joint Finance Committee balanced the budget by making $88 million in cuts, WHYY Newsworks reported.  “None of these decisions were made lightly,” said JFC...

Delaware Tech celebrates completion of statewide solar power project

Delaware Technical Community College marked the completion of a  a  statewide solar energy system at an event at the  Charles L. Terry Campus in Dover The recently completed solar carport array near the campus entrance...

Former Superior Court Judge Young joins Regar Rizzo

Reger Rizzo & Darnall announced that  Robert B. Young,   has joined the Firm as Of Counsel in the Firm's newly opened Dover office. Young joined Reger Rizzo & Darnall in June of 2017, after...

Business licenses: June 25, 2017

Business licenses are issued by the State of Delaware as a tax revenue source CONTRACTOR CNP PAINTING 15 CONCORD DR  MILFORD, DE 19963-2117 JPM HOMESERVICES 360 WILMORE DR  MIDDLETOWN, DE 19709-8386 COASTAL PLAINS WOOD AND TILE LLC 173 MISTY RIDGE DR  MAGNOLIA, DE 19962-1368 COBLENTZ...

Delaware Tech hold ribbon-cutting ceremony for Veterans Resource Center

Delaware Tech held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of its new Veterans Resource Center on its Charles L. Terry Campus in Dover. The center, which was funded by a $22,000 donation from the...

Opposition builds to legislation that would double alcohol beverage tax

Opposition is building to plans to more than double alcohol beverage taxes in the state.  So far, the Delaware Brewers Guild and the Delaware Restaurant Association have announced their opposition to the bill. The alcohol tax...