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My take: Carney’s light touch worked well  in McGuiness matter

Good evening,Gov. John Carney will never be known as a political rockstar. Still, the governor - known for his low drama style  - has shown a deft touch at various points in his career. The latest is...

Auditor McGuiness stays out of jail, resigns from post

Memo claims Auditor sought job at office after her term ends Delaware Auditor of Accounts Kathy McGuiness will not serve jail for three misdemeanor convictions. WDEL and other media outlets reported Superior Court Judge William Carpenter...

McGuiness loses auditor’s race; longtime Sen. Bonini comes up short in 3-way GOP battle

With all precincts reporting, State Auditor Kathy McGuiness won't serve a second term as state auditor. Lydia York led McGuiness throughout the evening by a more than two to one...

Judge upholds 2 of 3 misdemeanor convictions for state auditor McGuiness

Delaware State Auditor Kathy McGuiness will head into the primary race for State Auditor with two misdemeanor guilty verdicts on her record. Delaware Superior Court Judge William Carpenter threw out one of three guilty...

Senate passes McGuiness removal resolution, but House won’t go along

The Delaware Senate Monday passed a resolution calling for the removal of State Auditor of Accounts Kathy McGuiness. However, the House will not take up the matter making the Senate vote moot. House leadership, including Speaker...

Republican senators not happy with Dems’ plan to launch removal proceedings for Auditor McGuiness

Republican state senators don't believe that Democratic State Auditor Kathy McGuiness is not getting a fair shake from senators from the same party who have launched removal proceedings. McGuiness was convicted of three misdemeanor charges...

House Democrats urge governor to remove Auditor Kathy McGuiness; Senate to launch removal process

The Delaware House Democratic Caucus sent a letter to Gov. John Carney Friday "supporting and encouraging him to exercise his constitutional obligation to remove State Auditor Kathy McGuiness from office once her verdict is entered...

House leaders urge Auditor McGuiness to step down

House Majority Leader Valerie Longhurst and House Majority Whip Larry Mitchell called for Delaware State Auditor Kathy McGuiness to resign. They went further and said Gov. John Carney should remove her from office if a resignation is...

Reactions to guilty verdict in McGuiness trial

Common Cause Delaware Executive Director Claire Snyder-Hall   We appreciate the hard work of both the Grand Jury and the trial jury.We are both angered and saddened by the betrayal of the public trust that is...

State Auditor McGuiness found guilty on 3 misdemeanor counts

Delaware State Auditor Kathy McGuiness was convicted on three charges related to her conduct in office by a Kent County Superior Court jury. BREAKING: State Auditor Kathy McGuiness is found GUILTY on counts one, three,...

Attorney from Pike Creek to take on embattled State Auditor McGuiness in Democratic primary

Lydia E. York is entering the Democratic primary for the office of Auditor of Accounts. York issues the following statement: “This election is important to the state of Delaware and the Democratic Party...

Jury selection in McGuiness trial to begin for a second time on Monday

The trial for State Auditor Kathy McGuiness is expected to get underway next week in Dover. The venue was changed after McGuiness' attorney Steven Wood successfully argued that her offenses allegedly occurred at her office...

McGuiness re-indicted by Kent County grand jury

Delaware State Auditor Kathleen McGuiness was quickly reindicted Monday on charges related to her conduct in office. The indictment was returned by a Kent County grand jury after prosecutors asked that the location...

My take: A savvy legal move leaves us a long way from a verdict...

Hello everyone, Those among us with an interest in the law have been fascinated by the twists and turns in the case of State Auditor Kathy McGuiness. Defense attorney Steven Wood - in a...

Charges against State Auditor McGuiness temporarily dropped after dispute over trial location

A legal maneuver by State Auditor Kathy McGuiness' lawyer will lead to charges being temporarily dropped with the prosecution likely to change the location of proceedings to Kent County. Sean O'Sullivan, spokesman for the...

Jury selection underway as trial approaches for State Auditor McGuiness

Jury selection gets underway on Thursday in the trial of State Auditor Kathy McGuiness on multiple felony and misdemeanor charges related to her time in office.  Charges include intimidation of staff, structuring payments to a...

Additional felony charge added in McGuiness case

Delaware State Auditor Kathy McGuiness faces an additional witness intimidation felony charge related to her conduct after the original indictment was issued.  The latest charges allege intimidation that included real-time surveillance of emails of a...

Auditor McGuiness honored as Delaware Pharmacist of the Year

State Auditor Kathy McGuiness was honored as “Delaware’s Pharmacist of the Year” by the Delaware Pharmacist Society at their annual conference. “It is an honor to be presented with the Pharmacist of the Year Award,”...

Defending McGuiness not good for state’s business climate

(Image from Giphy) Good afternoon, A strange spectacle took place this week in Dover as  Democrats wrestled with the issue of how to deal with the possible impeachment of State Auditor Kathy McGuiness. Dems in both houses could...

Judge rejects motion for state to pay $500 an hour for Auditor McGuiness’ defense...

A Superior Court Judge Thursday denied a motion from the lawyer for state Auditor Kathy McGuiness that sought  $500 an hour in compensation from the state. President Judge Jan Jurden appointed the Office of Defense...