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Dems retaliate for Republican no votes by adjourning before GOP bills hit House floor

June 12th, 2021

After Republican members of Delaware’s House of Representatives voted Thursday against a bill that would allow people to vote absentee for any reason, the Democratic leadership responded by ending the session before three Republican bills came to the House floor. “Those bills were not considered because of and in retribution for the Republican vote against […]

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CRI NEWS

June 4th, 2021

Remembering Foster Friess: CRI’s friend & benefactor June 4, 2021 “In 2018, Foster launched Foster’s Outriders with the mission to promote principles of free enterprise, limited constitutional government, fiscal responsibility, and traditional American values. Working with Democrats, Republicans, and Independents, the foundation strives to unite Americans from all backgrounds around issues we can all agree […]

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Governor du Pont

June 2nd, 2021

Former Delaware Governor Pete duPont passed away this evening after a long battle with illness. The House last week approved a resolution to honor the memory  of the late Governor Pete du Pont. Governor du Pont passed away earlier this month. In Legislative Hall, the late Governor’s portrait is on display. We recognize Governor du […]

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News from Delaware Forest Service: Grants help volunteer companies fight wildfires

May 28th, 2021

DOVER, Del. (May 2021) — The Delaware Forest Service’s 2021 VFA Grant program is open to all Delaware volunteer fire departments and can provide up to $4,500 in matching grants to acquire pumps, hoses, and equipment to respond to and suppress wildfires. More than $350,000 has been given to enhance wildfire response in the First […]

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New, Less Severe COVID Restrictions in Effect

May 25th, 2021

Earlier this month, Governor John Carney announced an easing of COVID-19 restrictions he previously imposed under his ongoing State of Emergency declaration. Here is a brief recap of the new rules that went into effect today. Businesses can now operate at 100% capacity, but three feet of social distancing is still required between customers/patrons. Vaccinated […]

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Delaware Rolling in Cash Revenues Exceed Proposed Budget by $1.2 billion

May 25th, 2021

Legislative budget writers preparing the state spending plan for the upcoming fiscal year received some welcome news this week. According to the Delaware Economic and Financial Advisory Council (DEFAC), the amount of spendable cash available to lawmakers increased by $429.3 million when compared to the last forecast issued in March. The new forecast continues a trend. The […]

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One Lawmaker Faces Charges,  While Another is Off the Hook

May 25th, 2021

Delaware State Police (DSP) officials announced earlier this week the arrest of State Senator Darius Brown, (D-Wilmington East), in photo, connected to an altercation last weekend. According to a news release issued by the DSP, troopers were dispatched to the Taverna Rustic Italian Restaurant on Silverside Road in Wilmington around 6:20 p.m. on Sunday for a report […]

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