UPDATED: Pete Schwartzkopf Steps Down as House Speaker


UPDATED: 07/01/23 – After the dinner break, the State House passed House Resolution 25 which elects Valerie Longhurst as Speaker of the House for the duration of the 152nd General Assembly. ====================================== The worst kept secret in the State House was brought forward just before 6pm on the last day of the General Assembly session.…

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DE Democratic Caucus Elects Leadership


The House Democratic Caucus met Saturday to elect its leadership for the upcoming 152th General Assembly. Election Day brought five new members to the caucus – including 20th District Representative Stell Parker Selby of Milton – and boosted the number of women to a record 15 of 26 members. 14 District Representative Pete Schwartzkopf of…

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Delaware Governor Visits Funland in Recognition of DE Wins!


Delaware Governor John Carney accompanied by Rep. Peter Schwartzkopf visited Funland on Friday to thank the staff of the popular Rehoboth Beach amusement park for participating in the state’s Covid vaccination incentive program known as DE Wins! They posed for several selfies and photo-ops including this one with the park’s staff. “DE Wins! is important,”…

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Del. General Assembly Names New Budget Team


Delaware has a new leadership team in the area of fiscal policy with the General Assembly. Ruth Ann Jones has been appointed Controller General, and Bert Scoglietti of the office of Management and Budget has been named Deputy Controller General. “Ruth Ann’s distinguished career in public service and state government, including serving as a close…

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Delaware’s 150th Legislative Session Underway


Delaware’s General Assembly is back in session in Dover. After swearing in the newly elected members in the State Senate and State House both chambers got down to work by organizing. 14th District Representative Pete Schwartzkopf was elected as Speaker of the House for the 150th Session. The State House also passed a resolution setting…

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