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Additional Relief Funding for Small Businesses, Arts Organizations

December 22nd, 2020

All relief grant recipients will receive a 20% bonus Hospitality businesses will receive a 50% bonus $10 million for arts organizations DECEMBER 21, 2020 — The Delaware Division of Small Business today announced a new round of relief funding, providing an additional $26 million to support small businesses most affected by COVID-19 restrictions.   The additional […]

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Councilmen honored for their commitment to service and devotion to county

December 20th, 2020

Sussex County Council started its Dec. 15 meeting honoring Councilmen Irwin “I.G.” Burton of Lewes and Sam Wilson of Georgetown at their last meeting. At the presentation are (l-r) County Administrator Todd Lawson, Burton, Council President Mike Vincent, Wilson, Councilman Doug Hudson and Finance Director Gina Jennings. Councilman John Rieley was participating in the meeting […]

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Delaware State Representatives – Republican Caucus

December 19th, 2020

DECEMBER 18, 2020 – Senate Minority Leader Gerald Hocker (R-Ocean View) and House Minority Leader Danny Short (R-Seaford) say a plan released late yesterday by the General Assembly’s Democratic leaders will blunt the ability of citizens to make their voices heard on controversial bills. State Senator Brian Pettyjohn commented on the plan to start the […]

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151st Delaware General Assembly to convene virtually??

December 19th, 2020

Please Note the message from Delaware Majority D on | December 17, 2020:    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Delaware State Senate Majority Caucus Contact:  Scott Goss (302) 744-4180, or Dylan McDowell (302) 744-4282   “In order to safeguard the health and welfare of legislators, staff, the public and all who participate in the legislative process, the […]

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DSS Services: Food Stamps – Delaware Health and Social Services – State of Delaware

December 19th, 2020

      Many Delaware families are struggling to keep food on the table this winter through no fault of their own and might be eligible for SNAP benefits!  If you know of someone, please share this information that may assist in this time of need.    The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program helps families afford […]

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What issues are most pressing for you in 2021?

December 18th, 2020

Just in the past two weeks, Congresswoman Blunt Rochester has introduced bipartisan legislation calling for direct payments to American families and voted to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level. While these accomplishments are big steps, they are just the beginning of what could be a historically productive year in Congress. In the coming months, the […]

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Important Update on DE Relief Grants From the Division of Small Business

December 18th, 2020

Message from the Delaware Senate Republicans On December 4th, the DE Relief Grants program closed to new applicants. If you applied prior to the deadline, there are some important updates to the program we wanted you to be aware of. First, do not worry if you do not receive funding or approval by 12/30/20. The guidelines from the […]

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Unemployment Benefits Scheduled to Expire on December 26, 2020 for Many Claimants

December 18th, 2020

According to federal program guidelines, all unemployment compensation programs created by the CARES Act are currently scheduled to expire on or before December 26, 2020. Many unemployment compensation beneficiaries will see their benefits end unless the U.S. Congress approves additional weeks of unemployment program funding. In Delaware, the two programs that will be affected by this […]

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