Former State Lawmaker and¬†longtime¬†Delaware Tech¬†President Orlando J. ‚ÄúLonnie‚Ä̬†George¬†Jr. Passes Away at 78


Longtime¬†Delaware Tech¬†President, Orlando J. George, Jr., of Wilmington passed away peacefully at the age of 78 on May 27th, 2024, surrounded by his loving family. He was a much-loved husband, father, grandfather and brother. Orlando, affectionately known as Lonnie, was born in Wilmington DE to the late Orlando, Sr. and Lena Ficca George. All four…

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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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Adrienne Jones Elected Maryland’s Next House Speaker


Delegate Adrienne Jones has won the special election for Speaker of the House of Delegates, making her the first woman and first African-American to hold the position. Jones had previously dropped out of the Speaker race, making it a two-way race between Delegate Maggie McIntosh of Baltimore City and Delegate Dereck Davis of Prince George‚Äôs…

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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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