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Governor Carney Announces Health Care Relief Fund

October 25th, 2020

$100 million CARES Act fund will support Delaware health care providers Governor John Carney and the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) on Tuesday announced the creation of a Health Care Relief Fund to support Delaware health care providers through the COVID-19 crisis.   The $100 million fund will support providers throughout the […]

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Christmas parade off in Georgetown, on in Millsboro and Gumboro

October 23rd, 2020

While Halloween plans have been decided, some towns are starting to look at Christmas celebrations in the era of COVID-19. Millsboro announced it would go ahead with its annual Christmas parade on Saturday, Dec. 5, at 5 p.m., followed by a tree lighting ceremony.  The town worked with the Division of Public Health to have […]

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Federal Survey Shows Small Businesses Struggling, Many Delawareans Expecting Less

October 20th, 2020

Small Business Pulse Survey Phase 2 Weekly Data Release OCT. 15, 2020 — The U.S. Census Bureau today released new data from the second phase of the experimental Small Business Pulse Survey. Data collection began Aug. 9, 2020. Results will be released weekly starting Aug. 20 through Oct. 15, 2020. The second phase includes questions on the […]

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★★★ DELAWARE’S NEW VOTING MACHINES★★ ★

October 20th, 2020

 Delaware will be voting on ExpressVote XL. The ExpressVote XL Universal Voting System both marks and tabulates votes in one full-face voting unit. It includes a voter-verifiable paper record that is digitally scanned for tabulation on the ExpressVote XL itself   http://ExpressVote XL How do I request Department of Elections demonstrate the ExpressVoteXL at my organization? […]

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Wrongful-death lawsuit involving Carney’s son settled

October 20th, 2020

DOVER — Gov. John Carney’s son has reached a settlement in a wrongful death lawsuit involving a fraternity pledge at Clemson University. In court documents filed last month in Pickens County, South Carolina, the parents of the late Tucker William Hipps indicated they had settled with Samuel Carney, several other individuals, Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity […]

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Biden’s Bad Retirement Plan

October 20th, 2020

‘Tens of millions of people’ could lose their plans as a result of the proposed change, one industry expert estimated A frequently overlooked part of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden‘s platform would upend the traditional tax preferences of retirement accounts like 401(k) plans — a change that industry experts warned could force some small companies to cut those benefits. Biden has vowed to convert the current deductibility of […]

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Delaware jobless rate falls to 8.2%

October 20th, 2020

Delaware’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in September 2020 fell to 8.2 percent, down from 8.9 percent in August. A record-high 40,400 unemployed Delawareans in September 2020, more than double the 19,300 in September 2019. In September 2020, seasonally adjusted nonfarm employment was 428,800 up from 426,700 in August.  Since September 2019, Delaware’s total nonfarm jobs […]

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Donyale For Lieutenant Governor

October 15th, 2020

Meet Donyale Hall, the GOP candidate for Lieutenant Governor. Donyale For Delaware is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a small business owner. Ms. Hall plans to be a champion of change by tackling government spending problems and socio-economic inequalities in Delaware while improving education by giving more control to teachers and parents. […]

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Biden takes heat after saying confirming Barrett would not be ‘constitutional’

October 14th, 2020

Biden is facing pushback to his claim that Republican efforts to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court are not ‘constitutional’   An article worth sharing, particularly the part where C. Coons, D-DEL is quoted.   Delawareans voted for him, now he’s been there and better knows how to talk party politics.  https://www.foxnews.com/politics/biden-confirming-barrett-not-constitutional …”Voters are […]

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