Legislation

House Bill 91-Expanded Powers for AG is “Offensive to Public Policy”

March 3rd, 2021

  CRI NEWS: Tuesday, February 23, 2021 By Charlie Copeland Center for Analysis of Delaware’s Economy & Government Spending   (House Bill 91 would add the words “unfair practice,” loosely defined as “offensive to public policy,” to the state’s existing Consumer Fraud Act. This unnecessary change greatly expands the Attorney General’s power and opens the door to open-ended […]

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Delaware’s new tax brackets: you moving or staying?

February 24th, 2021

CRI NEWS: Tuesday, February 23, 2021 By Dr. John Stapleford Center for Analysis of Delaware’s Economy & Government Spending   Pending House Bill 64 (HB 64)proposes graduated increases in the top personal income tax rate, starting with 7.1% at household income of $125,000 and topping out at a rate of 8.6% at an income of $500,000 or more.   […]

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Biden Gun Control Plan Would ‘Criminalize’ up to 105 Million People: Gun-rights Group

February 24th, 2021

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks about American lives lost to COVID-19 as the national death toll passes 500,000 from the Cross Hall of the White House in Washington, on Feb. 22, 2021. (Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images) US NEWS BY JACK PHILLIPS   February 23, 2021 Updated: February 23, 2021 Print A gun-rights organization said that President Joe […]

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Bill would remove penalties for not reciting Pledge of Allegiance and saluting flag

February 22nd, 2021

Posted Saturday, February 20, 2021 7:00 am Paul Baumbach By Matt Bittle DOVER — It may have been a while since you were in school, but you probably remember the Pledge of Allegiance. For students, the pledge quickly becomes part of a daily ritual, something generally performed without a second thought. But did you know that Delaware students […]

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

February 22nd, 2021

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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Senate Bill 58 ~ Dave Lawson

February 5th, 2021

With the COVID-19 vaccine becoming more readily available by the week, the end of the pandemic seems to be in sight. Thousands of Delawareans have voluntarily gone to drive-in vaccination events across the state to be vaccinated. However, there is a portion of the population who has concerns about the vaccine and the speed in […]

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Contact your legislator!

February 5th, 2021

THE GOVERNOR’S BUDGET KICKS THE CAN Governor Carney announced his proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 budget of $4.7 billion last week, a 3.5% increase from FY 2021. Although this meets the Delaware Economic and Financial Advisory Council (DEFAC) benchmark and replenishes reserve funds used during the pandemic, it also continues to kick the can down the […]

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