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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Neff to be sentenced on Friday in payday loan case

Sentencing is slated for  Friday in Philadelphia for Wheeler K. Neff. Neff, 69, of  north Wilmington was found guilty by a federal jury on November 17  of two counts of conspiracy to violate the Racketeer Influenced and...

Carney praises Joint Finance vote to hold the line on budget

The Delaware  General Assembly's Joint Finance  Committee’s voted to appropriate  97 percent of available revenue, dashing hopes of a number of constituencies hoping to tap into projected revenue estimates of upwards of $200 million. "Delaware has...

Bill to allow New Castle County lodging tax heads to Senate

A bill that would allow New Castle County to impose a lodging tax of up to three percent is headed to the Senate. The measure passed the House this week on a 29 to eight...

Longhurst calls out male GOP senators who voted down Equal Rights Amendment

An Equal Rights Amendment for the Delaware Constitution failed in the Delaware State Senate as male  Republicans held firm in voting against the bill. The bill easily passed the House. Democrats hold a razor-thin majority...
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(Updated) Delaware LLC tied to Trump lawyer Cohen once again in the news

A Delaware LLC used by Trump lawyer Michael Cohen has now been tied to payments made by AT&T and an entity tied to a Russian oligarch. CNN Money  and other media outlets reported that AT&T...

Lawyer suspended after traffic stop finds drugs, guns

A Delaware lawyer has been suspended from practice after a recent arrest on gun and drug charges. He was identified as Donald C. Vavala, III, Wilmington. The order came from the state Supreme Court, which made...

Supreme Court upholds TransPerfect sale

The Delaware Supreme Court upheld the sale of TransPerfect to co-founder Philip Shawe  and defended Chancellor Andre Bouchard’s actions in the contentious case. “The Chancellor rose above the unjustified personal attacks on his integrity, and...

Municipalities may get chance to impose hotel room tax under proposed bill

Proposed legislation that would give New Castle County the authority to levy a room tax of up to three percent may open the door to other cities and counties seeking the same revenue source. The...
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(Video) Governor signs mental health gun control bill

Gov.  John Carney signed the Beau Biden Gun Violence Prevention Act. Alongside were  Vice President Joe Biden, Dr. Jill Biden, Ashley Biden, Rep. David Bentz, legislators, and gun safety advocates at the Biden Institute...

Beau Biden ‘red flag’ gun bill headed for governor’s desk

Gov.  John Carney and Lt.  Gov.  Bethany Hall-Long  announced final passage of the  Beau Biden Gun Violence Prevention Act. The bill passed the Senate by a unanimous vote and passed the House with two abstentions....
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