State Auditor’s report cites record-keeping issues with out-of-state travel by state officials

State Auditor’s report cites record-keeping issues with out-of-state travel by state officials

A new report from the State Auditor's office says Gov. Jack Markell, Treasurer Chip Flowers and other state officials haven’t been properly documenting out-of-state travel, but found no significant wrongdoing. ...More
Task force begins work to address First State teacher compensation

Task force begins work to address First State teacher compensation

After sitting atop Gov. Jack Markell’s to-do list for the past two years, state lawmakers and officials are now looking at raising public teacher salaries. A new task force created at the end of the General Assembly last month met for the first time Wednesday to address the issue. ...More
Forum delves into debate over corporate transparency

Forum delves into debate over corporate transparency

The forum comes on the heels of some state lawmakers in Delaware in urging the First State’s congressional delegation to support the Incorporation Transparency and Law Enforcement Assistance Act. If passed, the federal law would require states to collect more information from companies when they incorporate, including the primary owners of the businesses. ...More
State Fair numbers improve thanks to great weather, strong concerts

State Fair numbers improve thanks to great weather, strong concerts

The 2014 Delaware State Fair is reporting a strong comeback this year thanks to good weather, a robust concert lineup and a new multi-day discount pass. A series of dry days and cool nights helped fuel a 25 percent rise in attendance. Nearly 282,000fairgoers showed up for the 95th celebration of Delaware's agricultural industry. ...More
Work to reopen I-495 bridge remains on track

Work to reopen I-495 bridge remains on track

Crews have begun jacking the bridge to realign the tilted southbound span back into place. DelDOT officials say they aren't sure how long it will take, but are confident they will meet or exceed the target of opening the southbound lanes by September 1. ...More
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