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Sen. Carper cosponsoring two bills expanding substance abuse care

As the 2018 Opioid Crisis Response Act advances in the U.S. Senate, Delaware’s Senior Sen. Tom Carper is introducing two additional pieces of legislation meant to combat the public health epidemic.

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To protect marine environment, some Delaware businesses ditch plastic straws

Some dining establishments across Delaware have stopped distributing plastic straws and are instead giving customers biodegradable paper straws in an effort to help protect the environment.

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State Sen. Dave Lawson (R-Marydel) wants to use some of Delaware’s extra revenue this year to fund school security improvements. 


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If you are hitting the road this Memorial Day weekend, you’ll have one less thing to worry about on your drive.

 


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Wilmington City Council adopted three resolutions last week that seek to support the city’s increasingly diverse school-aged population.

 


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New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer’s proposed budget for the upcoming year was rejected by County Council Tuesday.

The nearly 300 million dollar 2019 spending plan sought to raise property taxes by 15 percent.

 


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The state’s Environmental Appeals Board is allowing Milton-area residents to continue fighting a planned wastewater recycling facility.

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Members of the budget writing Joint Finance Committee (JFC) moved Tuesday to hold back on spending some available funds.

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UPDATE: The advisory was lifted at 3 p.m. on May 24. 

 

State environmental officials have issued a recreational water advisory for Slaughter Beach after tests revealed high amounts of bacteria in the water.

 

The First State is losing another Sears. The Sears at Dover Mall is set to close later this summer.

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State lawmakers could be among those seeing a bigger paycheck as part of Gov. John Carney’s (D) proposed raises and bonuses for state workers.


Sussex County officials unveiled their $177 million budget proposal for the upcoming year.

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