Legislation

Delaware Maintains Law to Force Vaccinations, Quarantines

March 19th, 2021

Credit Rob Petree, TV Delmarva  TVDELMARVIA.COM As the State of Delaware moves full steam ahead with its COVID-19 vaccine rollout, Senate lawmakers rejected a bill Tuesday that sought to strip the state’s authority to force vaccinations, mandatory quarantine, and self isolation on its citizens against their will. The legislation, Senate Bill 58, was struck down […]

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‘Ghost gun’ bill fiercely opposed in committee, could see changes

March 18th, 2021

Posted Tuesday, March 16, 2021 2:33 pm  By Matt Bittle DOVER — Legislation that would ban untraceable homemade firearms advanced out of a House committee Tuesday despite substantial public opposition. More than 40 Delawareans listening virtually spoke on House Bill 125, with only five backing it. The Democratic-controlled House Administration Committee voted to send the bill to the […]

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The $15 minimum wage bill is in the senate labor committee this Wednesday

March 16th, 2021

Delawareans deserve sound discussions, not soundbites “As many Delaware small businesses are still relying on federal and state subsidies to keep the doors open and local families employed, many jobs have been lost to current business regulations that have given unfair advantages to large corporations during the pandemic. This has driven the public sector to […]

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Rep. Vanderwende Co-Sponsors Bill to Protect Delawareans

March 13th, 2021

State Rep. Jesse Vanderwende is co-sponsoring a proposed new constitutional amendment (House Bill 109) that would limit state spending and replace the “Rainy Day Fund” with a more robust mechanism to protect Delawareans from the consequences of an economic downturn.   The measure would limit the annual growth of state spending, linking it to factors […]

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Bill limiting China-backed Confucius Institutes passed unanimously by Senate

March 12th, 2021

2021-03-06 Source: WashingtonGuardian by: Caitlin McFall U.S. and China flsgs by USDA is licensed under Flickr Creative Commons The Senate unanimously passed a bill this week that clamps down on China’s reach into U.S. universities by tightening restrictions on Confucius Institutes. The Concerns Over Nations Funding University Campus Institutes in the United States (CONFUCIUS) Act, introduced by Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., targets Chinese-funded […]

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Tell Congress to OPPOSE Eliminating Qualified Immunity

March 12th, 2021

Fraternal Order of Police  — CALL TO ACTION —  Tell Congress to OPPOSE any bill or provision that would eliminate Qualified Immunity In early March, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1280, the “George Floyd Justice in Policing Act,” which will now proceed to the Senate for consideration. The legislation, which is virtually identical to the […]

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Delaware Public Meeting Calendar Notification

March 10th, 2021

Public Meeting Calendar updates from the State of Delaware for future legislation concerning our states law enforcement.  Do you know what AG Jennings has planned?  New Meetings: Law Enforcement Accountability Task Force LEATF Community Policing and Engagement Subcommittee Meeting Mar 22, 2021 06:00 PM Law Enforcement Accountability Task Force LEATF Workforce Development Subcommittee Meeting Mar […]

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Gun advocates oppose AG’s legislative agenda, including requiring a permit to buy

March 6th, 2021

Sen. Dave Lawson said her agenda puts rural people at risk because they don’t have the same access to law enforcement. Attorney General Kathy Jennings advocacy for new gun control laws has irked some people. Photo by Karolina Grabowska Gun control opponents say the four items dealing with restrictions on firearms in Attorney General Kathy […]

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Two Gun Control Bills Introduced in Congress – Act Now!

March 6th, 2021

Two gun control bills were introduced this past Monday, March 1st and we are hearing that the House could be voting on them as early as next week. The first bill (H.R. 8), so-called “universal” background check legislation, would criminalize the private transfer of firearms. The second bill (H.R. 1446), sometimes inaccurately described as legislation […]

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