Del. Living Donor Protection Act Becomes Law

Living Donor Protection Act signed at Beebe Healthcare (photo courtesy of Delaware State Senate Republican Caucus)

Delawareans who have donated an organ or tissue will be protected from discrimination by insurance companies, under a bill signed by Governor John Carney. “The Delaware General Assembly has done important work attempting to prevent discriminatory practices and this bill further protects Delawareans,” State Senator Ernie Lopez, R-Lewes said. “Having to pay a higher rate…

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Rep. Steve Smyk To Run For State Senate In 6th District

After ten years in the Delaware House of Representatives, Republican Steve Smyk is shifting his focus to run for State Senate. Smyk told WGMD’s Mike Bradley Tuesday that he hopes to serve even more constituents in the redrawn 6th District. State Senator Ernie Lopez, also a Republican, has decided not to seek reelection. “I’ll serve…

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ERA Amendment To Del. Constitution Passes State Senate

An Equal Rights Amendment to the Delaware Constitution would add “race, color and national origin” to the basic rights of Delawareans guaranteed under the Constitution. The State Senate voted unanimously Thursday to support the Amendment, sending it to the House for consideration. Delaware and many other states still do not have specific provisions in their…

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Watch for Bogus Instagram Messages from State Sen. Ernie Lopez


In his weekly newsletter this week, State Senator Ernie Lopez says an inactive Instagram account of his has been spoofed and he’s warning about bogus messages being sent out in his name. Dear Friends, Well, it seems as though the goblins of Halloween are at work a little early as there is a Senator Ernesto B. López Instagram…

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