Legislation Update… Time for Action!

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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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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