Posts Tagged ‘House Speaker Pete Schwartzkopf’
Bill to Increase Minimum Age to Buy a Gun Passes Del. State Senate, House
Legislation that would increase the age to legally purchase any firearm from 18 to 21 has passed the Delaware State Senate by a vote of 14-7. The…Read More
Update: Sussex GOP Files Ethics Complaint With House Democratic Leadership; Staff Responds
Del. General Assembly Passes Age Restriction For Buying Most Firearms, Adjusting Background Check Program
A bill to increase the legal age for buying most firearms in Delaware from 18 to 21 has passed in the House of Representatives.
Currently, state law mirrors…
Gov. Carney, Del. Democratic Legislative Leaders Unveil Gun Legislative Package
With four weeks to go in this Delaware General Assembly session, Governor John Carney, D-Del. and Democratic leaders of the House and Senate Thursday said they would…Read More
Del. House Continues Hybrid Committee Hearings
House committee meetings in the Delaware General Assembly will continue in a hybrid format indefinitely.
The House has moved away from holding committee meetings over Zoom and…
Del. Restaurants, Bars May Be Able To Keep Expanded Outdoor Spaces
Delaware bars and restaurants that expanded outdoor seating during the COVID-19 pandemic would no longer face a sunset provision, under a bill introduced in the General Assembly.…Read More
Del. Legislative Committee Hearings Will Take Place Virtually At Least Through Jan.
When Delaware lawmakers resume the General Assembly session Tuesday, House and Senate committees will meet virtually in January utilizing Zoom.
Del. Legislative Committee Hearings To Be Livestreamed
House, Senate Democratic Leaders Call For Indicted Auditor McGuiness To Take Leave Of Absence
The leaders of the Delaware State Senate and State House Democratic Caucuses are encouraging State Auditor Kathy McGuiness to take a leave of absence as she faces…Read More
Apologetic Rep. Gerald Brady To Retire After ’22
State Representative Gerald Brady, D-Wilmington, announced Monday that he would not seek reelection in 2022 as he again apologized for an email that contained a slur against…Read More
VIDEO | Gov. Carney, In Lewes, Signs Clean Water Initiative
Governor John Carney was in Lewes Thursday to sign the Clean Water for Delaware Act (House Bill 200), which sets up a process and a source…Read More
Lawmaker Apologizes For Slur Contained In Email
A Delaware state lawmaker is apologizing and Democratic leadership is rebuking State Representative Gerald Brady, D-Wilmington for comments he admitted are embarrassing and shameful.
Possible Breakthrough In Dewey Beach 5G Poles Dispute
Some of the 5G poles placed along the sand in Dewey Beach that have caused a ruckus and generated a lawsuit will start to be relocated as…Read More
More Criminal Justice – Police Reform Bills Pass Del. House
Three more criminal justice and police-reform measures have passed in the House of Representatives, two of which developed out of last year’s Delaware Legislative Black Caucus Justice…Read More
Del. Bill Establishes Guidelines For Use Of Opioid Impact Fee
The State Senate has passed legislation to establish a prescription opioid settlement fund and a settlement distribution commission that would allocate collected funds toward addressing the opioid…Read More
Del. House Sets Date For In-Person Meetings
The Delaware House of Representatives plans to conduct session “physically” at Legislative Hall for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic later this month.
Democratic Leaders Respond To GOP Calls To Reopen Legislative Hall
Leaders of the Republican caucuses in the Delaware House of Representatives and State Senate Wednesday pressed for the resumption of in-person meetings at Legislative Hall, which has…Read More
Del. Lawmakers To Continue With Virtual Sessions
The Delaware General Assembly will continue to meet virtually when the House and Senate return next Tuesday March 9th.
Senate President…Read More
Del. Special Sessions Planned To Deal With Redistricting
Del. Bill Extends To-Go Alcohol Sales At Restaurants, Bars
DC Riot Prompts Concerns About Protection At State Capitols
Delaware legislative leaders said Thursday that with the start of the new legislative session just days away, they are reviewing security protocols with Capitol Police and the…Read More
Del. General Assembly Will Start 2021 With Virtual Sessions
The 151st Delaware General Assembly will convene Tuesday January 12th with a virtual session when lawmakers will take their oaths of office, formally elect their leaders and…Read More