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Thursday, July 12, 2018

Delaware Gun violence coalition points to successes on legislative front

While falling short on efforts to impose a ban on military-style weapons, the Delaware Coalition Against Gun Violence reported a successful year in its legislative efforts. While falling short on efforts to impose a ban...

Rep. Keeley files amendment in effort to salvage marijuana legalization bill

State  Rep. Helene Keeley, D-Wilmington,  filed an amendment for House Bill 110, a  bill to legalize  marijuana in the state. House Amendment 1 to House Bill 110 addresses issues around the potential regulation of marijuana,...

State port board gives OK to Gulftainer lease

The Diamond State Port Corp. board voted to approve an agreement to lease the Port of Wilmington with an eye toward building a container facility on the Delaware River at the former Chemours Edgewood...

Analysis: Carney confronts the hot button issue of gun restrictions

Delaware Gov. John Carney says the General Assembly will plunge into the issue of gun control The debate over banning assault rifles and taking other steps to limit access to firearms those with mental health problems...

Analysis: Auditor Wagner’s departure  sets stage for key election battle this year

Longtime  State Auditor Tom Wagner will not seek another term. The Delaware State News reported that Wagner made the announcement at a GOP  event. Wagner cited serious health issues in his decision to leave the office...

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...

SoDel restaurant promotion to aid wild fire-ravaged Napa Valley wineries

The deadly wildfires in northern California have left many wineries—and the resort areas that depend on them—in limbo. On Friday, Oct. 27, SoDel Concepts will donate a dollar for every glass or bottle of wine...

Coastal Zone redevelopment bill to be signed on Wednesday

On Wednesday, Gov. John Carney will sign  House Bill 190.  The controversial bill allows for the redevelopment of 14 legacy industrial sites along the Delaware coastline. The signing comes as the state continues to struggle...
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