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Monday, June 17, 2019

Bill introduced late in session aims to provide regulatory relief for small businesses

A bill has been introduced that would require state agencies to assess the costs of regulations on small businesses while providing more transparency in the rule-making process. Sponsored by State Rep. Charles Postles, R-Milford, House Bill...

Batta Environmental receives Export Achievement Certificate

U.S. Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester recently  visited Batta Environmental Associates, Inc. (BATTA) to present an export honor.  Blunt Rochester presented Newark-based Batta with the U.S. Department of Commerce – International Trade Administration’s Export Achievement Certificate....

Minimum wage bill moves out of Labor Committee but may be dead for year

Legislation that calls for the minimum wage to increase to $15 by 2024 moved out of the Senate Labor Committee. Senate Bill 105 goes before the Senate Finance  Committee. A key state senator said that moving...

Richmond-based insurance agency giant purchaes Dover-based Pfister Insurance

The Hilb Group, LLC  (THG)  a private equity funded insurance agency acquirer with 81 offices,  purchased   Dover-based Pfister Insurance, Inc. for an undisclosed sum. The transaction became effective June 1. THG is based in Richmond,...

Dem legislators seek $15 an hour minimum wage by 2024 with cost...

A bill that would raise the minimum wage to $15 by 2024 and add a cost of living provision has been introduced by Democratic legislators. The  one-page bill was quietly introduced during a flurry of...

Long-time garden center in Bear to close its doors; site could become Lidl...

Countryside Garden Center in Bear is holding a liquidation-retirement sale beginning later this week.  "We are closing our doors forever. All our merchandise, store fixtures, furniture company trucks, front loader, forklift, tools, cash registers, shelving,...

Chamber’s End of Session update to focus on pot legalization, expungement, workforce...

The Delaware State Chamber of Commerce will host its annual End-of-Session Legislative Brunch on Thursday, June 6 in Dover. Click here  to register.  Workforce development investments, marijuana legalization, changes in the construction industry, and how...

Malvern Bank on the hunt for business customers in Delaware

Malvern Bancorp, Inc. is on the hunt for business customers  in northern Delaware. The parent company of Paoli, PA-based Malvern Bank recently announced the formation of an Advisory Board, that includes two members of the...

Fairfax Hardware sold to owner of neighboring store

Fairfax Hardware has been sold to the owner of a nearby store in the same business. Owner Art Pleasanton announced via Facebook he will retire after more than 40 years at the hardware store at the...

Vari adds small business voice to China trade dispute

Good morning everyone, Tom Vari is back in the news. The owner of the Brandywine Lighting Gallery  in north Wilmington was first featured in a New York Times story on the issue. This column also took...