Flowers officially ends reelection bid

Flowers officially ends reelection bid

Treasurer Chip Flowers has officially dropped his reelection bid. Flowers spoke briefly with state Elections Commissioner Elaine Manlove just before his withdraw form became official at 4 this afternoon. Manlove says now her staff can begin putting stickers over Flowers’s and challenger Sean Barney’s names for the September 9th’s primary. ...More
Sen. Carper renews his pitch for more transportation infrastructure spending

Sen. Carper renews his pitch for more transportation infrastructure spending

Shoring up the federal Highway Trust Fund is the focus of Sen. Tom Carper’s August recess. Carper stopped at transportation projects in all three Delaware counties Thursday, including the Christina River Bridge project that would increase access to the Wilmington Riverfront. ...More
Four reportedly apply for latest Delaware Supreme Court vacancy

Four reportedly apply for latest Delaware Supreme Court vacancy

Four candidates have lined up in hopes of being Gov. Jack Markell’s (D-Delaware) choice to replace outgoing state Supreme Court Justice Carolyn Berger. Delaware Public Media contributor Jeff Mordock of Delaware Law Weekly reports sources familiar with the process say three current or former Superior Court judges and a private attorney have applied to the Judicial Nominating Commission. ...More
DNREC continues to take public comment of Wilmington compost plant

DNREC continues to take public comment of Wilmington compost plant

DNREC is extending the public comment period on whether to renew approval of a composting facility in Wilmington by two weeks. That’s after a permit hearing Wednesday night where 200 residents, advocates and lawmakers gathered to voice their opinions about the site. Many are concerned about the strong odor coming from the organic recycling center, which they say was promised to be minimal. ...More
Task force hears from workers seeking higher minimum wage

Task force hears from workers seeking higher minimum wage

The fight to boost Delaware’s minimum wage continues as state lawmakers gathered in Wilmington Wednesday. A Low Wage Service Worker Task Force headed by Sen. Robert Marshall (D-Wilmington West) took two hours of testimony from several fast food employees. ...More
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