Delaware unemployment drops again in January

Delaware unemployment drops again in January

Delaware’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate continues to drop, now standing at an even 5.0 percent. That’s down two-tenths of a point from December’s numbers and a difference of 1.1 percent from this time last year. ...More
Senator Coons travels to Selma for 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday

Senator Coons travels to Selma for 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday

This weekend, a record number of lawmakers are traveling down to Selma to commemorate that day, including Delaware’ junior senator Chris Coons. Last year, Coons introduced a bill to update the Voting Rights Act of 1965. It was a response to a 2013 Supreme Court decision that struck down portions of it, including a provision that nine states with a history of codified racism would need judicial approval before changing their voting laws. ...More
Strine, Markell clash over budget priorities

Strine, Markell clash over budget priorities

Delaware’s Chief Justice of the Supreme Court isn’t happy with Gov. Jack Markell’s proposed budget. Leo Strine recently presented a larger spending plan before the Joint Finance and Bond Bill committees, saying that Markell “did not account for the critical needs of the judiciary.” ...More
Officials, experts say Affordable Care Act subsidies likely to survive US Supreme Court case

Officials, experts say Affordable Care Act subsidies likely to survive US Supreme Court case

The more than 80 percent of Delawareans eligible for insurance subsidies under the Affordable Care Act Marketplace could find themselves facing much higher premiums depending how the U.S. Supreme Court decides a case challenging to President Obama’s signature health care law. ...More
Delaware National Guard welcomes some troops home as others deploy

Delaware National Guard welcomes some troops home as others deploy

The Delaware National Guard welcomes back a host of troops after serving abroad, but not before saying goodbye to a handful of others at the Army Aviation Support Facility in New Castle Sunday morning. ...More
Opera comes to the beach this weekend

Opera comes to the beach this weekend

Opera singer Andrea Arena made her professional debut at Opera Delaware shortly after graduating from the University of Delaware. She says voices are best described as colors. ...More
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