Constitutional Amendment Proposal Passes Del. State Senate

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A proposed amendment to the Delaware state Constitution that would prohibit discrimination based on race, color or national origin advances in the Delaware General Assembly. The State Senate overwhelmingly approved the bill Tuesday. It’s part of a package of justice-based measures announced last week by the Delaware Legislative Black Caucus. The proposed amendment moves to…

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DE State Senate to Reconvene in Virtual Session Wednesday

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The Delaware State Senate will reconvene on Wednesday in an historic virtual sessionthat will be broadcast live on multiple websites. The first virtual meeting of the Senate will be preceded by a Senate Executive Committee hearingfor the consideration of eight gubernatorial nominations. “We are taking this unprecedented step of meeting virtually for several reasons,” said…

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Bill Limiting Sugary Drinks in Kid’s Meals Goes to Governor’s Desk

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The Delaware Senate voted 16-5 on Thursday to approve a bill limiting the inclusion of soda and other sugary drinks in children’s meals. House Bill 79 would direct the state’s Department of Health and Social Services to create and enforce standards that regulate sugary drinks for children. Specifically, they would require restaurants to offer children’s…

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