That’s a Wrap: 151st Del. General Assembly Concludes

Governor John Carney and legislators gathered following the end of the 151st Delaware General Assembly (photo courtesy of the office of Gov. John Carney)

The curtain has come down on the 151st Delaware General Assembly.Members of the House and Senate stayed in session after midnight to meet constitutional requirements to have a special session if it’s necessary. “We’ve done a lot this legislative session to move the state forward,” Governor John Carney said. “We’ve signed a sustainable budget. We…

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Revised Del. Paid Family & Medical Leave Bill Introduced

A revised version of a bill that would make paid family and medical leave available for working Delaware families has been introduced in the General Assembly. Sponsors said Monday that Senate Substitute 1 for Senate Bill One has undergone a number of changes since the introduction of the Healthy Delaware Families Act last spring. “Through…

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Del. Coalition Pushes For Family & Medical Leave

A drive is underway for paid family and medical leave in Delaware, as more than 35 organizations have gotten behind the effort to get the Delaware General Assembly to require 12 weeks of paid leave for Delawareans who face a qualifying event. A qualifying event could could include a new child, a serious medical condition,…

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