Worcester Co. Adopts $227-Million FY ’23 Operating Budget


The Worcester County Commissioners have approved a Fiscal Year 2023 operating budget of nearly $227-million.Spending grows by $10.4-million, or 5%, from the FY ’22 budget while reducing requested expenditures by $2.7-million. The budget contains no increase in the Worcester County real property tax rate and local income tax rate.Spending priorities include public safety, education and…

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Del. Rebate Program Advances In General Assembly


A program to make direct one-time payments to Delawareans of $300 is halfway through being approved by the General Assembly.The 2022 Delaware Relief Rebate Program (HB 360) was overwhelmingly approved in the House of Representatives Thursday. It was introduced just a few days earlier, with the goal of helping hundreds of thousands of people meet…

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Del. Budgets Enacted For FY ’22


Delaware’s operating budget and capital budget are now law for the fiscal year that starts Thursday. Governor John Carney signed the $4.7-billion FY ’22 budget (House Bill 250) into law Wednesday afternoon, as well as the bond bill (Senate Bill 200), which totals a record $1.3-billion. Carney said the budget also sets aside $286-million in…

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State Panel Boosts Del. Revenue Outlook


Delaware’s incoming state revenues are starting to rebound. The state’s revenue forecasting panel added $88,200,000 to the state’s revenue estimates Wednesday. The Delaware Economic and Financial Advisory Council update is the final one for the current fiscal year. It remains to be seen, but some of that money may be used to restore negotiated salary…

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