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Friday, January 15, 2021
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Carney activates National Guard as Biden inauguration approaches

 Gov.  John Carney on Friday signed Executive Order #47, activating the Delaware National Guard to assist state and local authorities with activity around the 2021 Presidential Inauguration. The state had already okayed the deployment of...
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Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware pushes for woman of color as chancellor

Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware  launched  a six-figure campaign calling for Gov. John  Carney to appoint a person of color to replace retiring Chancellor Andre Bouchard on Chancery Court. The campaign will use   radio,...
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Kowalko returns with bill that would raise income taxes for those making 125K

Newark State Rep. John Kowalko has again introduced an income tax increase for those making more than $125,000 a year. The Newark Democrat has introduced House Bill 64, with a broader base of support than...
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Margaret Rose Henry wins State Chamber’s DiSabatino Award

The Delaware State Chamber of Commerce presented Margaret Rose Henry with the Dick DiSabatino Award on Monday  at its 184th Annual Dinner The event, held virtually, was attended by nearly 800 elected officials and business...
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Legislators make another attempt to rein in governor’s emergency power

State Rep. Rich Collins (R-Millsboro) and State Sen. Bryant Richardson (R-Seaford) are making another attempt to rein in the governor's emergency powers.   At present, the governor has the power to declare a state of emergency...
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Legislation calls for no tax on jobless checks while holding the line on contributions...

Lawmakers and Gov.  John Carney unveiled a proposal Monday that would provide additional relief to tens of thousands of Delawareans who have lost their jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Sponsored by Rep. Ed Osienski, (D)...
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Carney authorizes National Guard DC deployment; Carper urges Trump to resign

Gov. John Carney approved the deployment of  the Delaware National Guard to Washington, D.C. "After conversations with DC authorities, I am deploying members of the Delaware National Guard to Washington to support law enforcement and...
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Anti-corruption LLC disclosure law part of Senate, House override of defense bill

An anti-corruption measure that would end anonymous companies in the United States is slated to became law. Suspect LLCs, some tied to drug kingpins, dictators, and money launderers were often incorporated in Delaware, a state...
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Bouchard plans to retire as chancellor

Delaware Chancellor Andre G. Bouchard informed Gov. John C. Carney and his judicial colleagues that he plans to retire effective April 30, 2021. Bouchard said it was time to step back, enjoy more time with...
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Mac Shop owner files federal suit seeking $500 million from Twitter...

A Wilmington computer repair shop owner has filed a defamation suit seeking half a billion dollars from the Twitter social media platform. John Paul Mac Isaac filed the suit in U.S. District Court in South...