GOP Lawmakers React To Gov. Carney’s Address


A few compliments, but also some concerns and criticisms, came Governor John Carney’s way Thursday as Republican legislative leaders reacted to his State of the State Address. State Senate Minority Leader Gerald Hocker, R-Ocean View, pointed out that he heard nothing mentioned about what would be done to help students make up for lost learning…

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GOP Lawmakers React To Carney Budget


“The devil is in the details.” State Senate Minority Whip Brian Pettyjohn, R- Georgetown, summarized the work ahead for lawmakers as the Joint Finance Committee prepares to examine Governor John Carney’s $4.7-billion dollar budget proposal for the fiscal year that begins July 1st. Pettyjohn said he was glad to see that Carney would continue with…

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Legislative Caucuses Vote On Leaderships


The Delaware State Senate Democratic Caucus, which will have two new members for the 151st General Assembly, votes in a new leadership team. Senator David Sokola of Newark will serve as Senate President Pro Tem. Senator Bryan Townsend of Newark becomes Senate Majority Leader, and Senator Elizabeth Lockman of Wilmington is the new Majority Whip.…

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