Reform Bills in Delaware Seek to Increase Accountability for Conduct, Spending


House and Senate Republicans are sponsoring three measures requiring lawmakers to be more accountable for their conduct and spending decisions. • House Bill 261 seeks to establish the Office of Legislative Ethics for the General Assembly to ensure that valid allegations of wrongdoing by state legislators are thoroughly investigated. State Representative Mike Smith says his…

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Del. Lawmaker Wants More Numbers To Back Minimum Wage Discussion


The Delaware Controller General Office may be asked to develop a local economic impact analysis of legislation that would increase Delaware’s minimum wage. State Representative Bryan Shupe, R-Milford is introducing a bill that he says would help guide lawmakers and Delawareans. The economic analysis could be facilitated by the Controller General Office or contracted out.…

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