Delaware restaurants plan to fight bill that would raise tip wages, raise costs for businesses

February 20, 2021 Betsy Price Tipped minimum wage hasn’t changed since 1983, when a state law put it at 66.67% of the state minimum wage, making it $2.23.    Daniella Hougentogler’s first job in the restaurant industry was being a hostess when she was 16. The Stanton resident became a server when she was 21, […]

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A teaching moment from Texas

  It’s no surprise that Texas’s electric power crisis ended up as a piece of political theater as millions go without power. The blame game is underway with fingers pointed at the grid operator and the state’s massive wind power presence. Getting less attention from political leaders were struggling natural gas-fired power plants, and a […]

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Rush Limbaugh, controversial conservative talk show host, has died

Limbaugh announced last year he had advanced lung cancer. ByElla Torres February 17, 2021, 2:41 PM Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh dead at age 70 The controversial talk show host had a history of derogatory comments about marginalized com…Read More Rush Limbaugh, a colossal figure whose unflinching brashness helped shape American conservative politics and media […]

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Budget proposal [WDEL 101.7FM] ‘You’re way outside your lane’ | Lawson grills AG Jennings ~ DOJ ~ JFC

“The Department of Justice’s requests for fiscal year, 2022 include a number of positions and initiatives that we viewed to be critical needs in the pursuit of all the goals and priorities I have just defined,” said Attorney General Kathy Jennings.      During a presentation of the Department of Justice’s proposed Fiscal Year ’22 […]

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FEMA and Delaware officials opening COVID-19 vaccination center in Dover;

News from FEMA:  Appointments can be made starting TOMORROW (February 17th) Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday shared the following news from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA):   The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Health and Human Services (HHS), Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA), Delaware Division of […]

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News from DHSS: Delawareans will have new opportunity to gain health insurance through HealthCare.Gov between now and May 15th

(Feb. 9, 2021) –Delawareans looking for affordable health insurance will have an additional opportunity to sign up for coverage – including tax credits for eligible enrollees that help to reduce monthly premiums significantly – from NOW to May 15 on HealthCare.gov, the federal online Health Insurance Marketplace created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA).     In […]

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Joint Finance Committee

The Joint Finance Committee resumed its hearings this morning at 10:00 a.m.  JFC Week 3 View the livestream at legis.delaware.gov and also registration information if you wish to offer public comment.   You may also find the recorded archives at this link for future reference.    (More details in the facebook comments)   https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=419371896029105 […]

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