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Caucus Response to the State of Emergency Announcement

January 1st, 2022

Caucus Response to the State of Emergency Announcement The Senate Republican Caucus recognizes the challenges facing our hospitals’ staff and first responders throughout the state. To address these issues, Governor Carney today announced he will be issuing a state of emergency effective this coming Monday, January 3, 2022. We have no doubt that the Delaware […]

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Governor Carney to Issue State of Emergency to Fight COVID-19 Winter Surge

January 1st, 2022

Governor John Carney on Thursday announced a new State of Emergency declaration – effective Monday, January 3, 2022 – to combat the winter surge of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. The new SOE declaration, which will be formally issued on Monday, will: Allow the State additional flexibility to respond to the winter surge of COVID-19. Enable members of […]

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Public Input Sought on Sussex County Redistricting Proposal

December 30th, 2021

All five of Sussex County councilmanic districts would change under a newly unveiled proposed redistricting plan.   Earlier this month (12/14), County Attorney J. Everett Moore Jr. presented County Council with a draft map – influenced by public suggestions solicited earlier this fall – that would redraw the boundaries of the five councilmanic districts.   […]

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NFRW Call to Action: Tornado Relief

December 16th, 2021

Greetings, As you all know, the people in Kentucky, Arkansas, Missouri, and Tennessee are suffering horrible devastation from the tornado that swept through their states on December 10th.  There are many charities collecting items and funds to help.  The National Federation of Republican Women is taking donations at the link below.  Please consider making a […]

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Redistricting Could Impact Who Represents You in Dover

October 14th, 2021

By State Rep. Lyndon Yearick       The identity of the people representing your interests in Legislative Hall could be impacted by a once-a-decade process now underway.       Redistricting, also known as reapportionment, is a process that is constitutionally mandated to take place once every ten years following the U.S. Census. This […]

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Redistricting Public Meetings Announced

September 18th, 2021

ICYMI: Senate President Pro Tempore Sen. Dave Sokola and House Speaker Pete Schwartzkopf last week announced the launch of a new website where Delawareans can learn more about the legislative redistricting process and upcoming public hearings, as well as submit questions or suggestions about draft maps when they become available. The first public meeting will […]

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Delaware Bankers Say Proposed Federal Rule Could Endanger Citizen Privacy

September 18th, 2021

The Delaware Bankers Association maintains that citizens’ privacy could be compromised by a proposed federal rule change and it is urging Delaware’s Congressional delegation to oppose it. Association President & CEO Sarah Long made the plea in a recent letter sent to U.S. Senators Tom Carper & Chris Coons and U.S. Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester. “The Delaware Bankers Association is […]

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County Reassessment Meetings Slated for Later this Month

September 18th, 2021

News from Sussex County: Sussex County announces community meetings as reassessment process begins Georgetown, Del.: Sussex County this month will host a series of community meetings to provide the public an overview of the County’s forthcoming effort to reassess more than 180,000 commercial and residential properties in southern Delaware. Five meetings and one virtual session […]

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Conrad Black: Can the US Recover from Its Botched Afghanistan Withdrawal?

September 12th, 2021

Conrad Black: Can the US Recover from Its Botched Afghanistan Withdrawal? As doubts about America’s leadership grow among its allies, can the United States recover from its botched withdrawal from Afghanistan? We sit down with Conrad Black, once one of the world’s leading newspaper publishers and author of several presidential biographies. What can the United States learn […]

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