Del. Grants-in-Aid Packages Totals $69.1-Million

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On the final day of the Delaware General Assembly session, lawmakers approved a Grants-in-Aid bill that sets a new record: $69.1-million. The annual part of the budget provides funding for fire companies, EMS squads, senior centers, veterans groups and other community organizations and non-profits. Organizations are involved in a wide range of services: mental health…

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Seaford PD Gets Grant Support For Electric Motorcycles

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Seaford Police will get electric motorcycles through a State of Delaware grant program. If Seaford City Council goes along, the Police Department can go about acquiring electric motorcycles, made for law enforcement by Zero Motorcycles. $70,000 in the Delaware Grants-in-Aid Budget for Fiscal Year 2022 will allow Seaford PD to purchase two electric motorcycles and…

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Del. Budgets Enacted For FY ’22

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Delaware’s operating budget and capital budget are now law for the fiscal year that starts Thursday. Governor John Carney signed the $4.7-billion FY ’22 budget (House Bill 250) into law Wednesday afternoon, as well as the bond bill (Senate Bill 200), which totals a record $1.3-billion. Carney said the budget also sets aside $286-million in…

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VIDEO : Carney Proposes $4.7-B FY ’22 Budget

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Governor John Carney Thursday proposed a Fiscal Year 2022 operating budget of just over $4.7-billion, with a record-setting capital budget of $894-million and containing grants-in-aid of $55-million. Despite the challenges of operating during the COVID-19 pandemic, Carney said the spending plan continues investments into rebuilding the economy, investing in schools and strengthening communities. Economic development,…

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Bond Bill, Grants-In Aid Package Passed By Del. Senate

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Two days after several lawmakers withheld voting on the Bond Bill and grants-in-aid package, the State Senate approved both packages Thursday. The Senate voted on grants-in-aid to volunteer fire departments, non-profits, senior centers and other organizations. The package totals about $54.5-million. The Bond Bill totals $708-million and funds transportation projects and investments into public schools,…

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