What’s In The Del. FY ’23 Bond Bill?

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The Fiscal Year 2023 Delaware Capital Budget, known as the Bond Bill, is making its way through the General Assembly.The House has approved a state-record capital budget of $1.4-billion. It funds school construction projects in all three counties, transportation projects and initiatives to protect Delaware’s natural resources.$90-million is contained for the Community Reinvestment and Redevelopment…

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Del. Bill Addresses Access To Abortion Medications


Physician assistants and advanced practice registered nurses would be permitted to prescribe approved medications for termination of a pregnancy in Delaware, under a bill that has passed the State Senate.The sponsors said this legislation addresses a provision in the state code that allows only qualified physicians to prescribe and administer abortion medications. Requirements surrounding these…

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Del. Legislation Would Allocate Funds For Schools To Hire Permanent Substitute Teachers

Many Delaware schools are facing a shortage of substitute teachers, and now legislation has been introduced in the General Assembly that would allow for hiring of permanent, full-time substitutes. The measure would provide funding for schools to hire up to two full-time substitute teachers starting with the 2023-24 school year. Training, the per-diem rates and…

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Del. Lawmakers Approve Continuation Of Tax Relief For People Left Unemployed During Pandemic

Tax relief measures and business-friendly procedures that were implemented in Delaware during the COVID-19 pandemic will carry on in The First State. The State Senate has passed a bill (HB 285) that would exempt unemployment benefits paid in 2021 from Delaware state income tax. The measure would also maintain favorable tax rates for employers that…

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