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News from DHSS: Registration to take place TOMORROW (February 23rd) for additional second dose vaccination opportunities in Dover

February 23rd, 2021

DOVER (Feb. 22, 2021) – Given additional expected capacity at the ongoing vaccination event at Dover International Speedway, the State of Delaware and Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that appointments will open Tuesday morning for individuals who received their first dose 35 or more days ago from a pharmacy, medical provider, clinic, or other source in Delaware […]

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Office of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs

February 22nd, 2021

VA extends existing moratoriums on evictions and foreclosures and extends loan forbearance opportunities    WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will extend the existing moratorium on evictions and foreclosures, as well as extend VA loan forbearance requests to June 30, because of COVID-19.  The current moratorium extensions for evictions and foreclosures were set to end March […]

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What are we standing against?

February 22nd, 2021

Going big on government spending     ALERT: The Biden administration and its allies are fibbing about the $1.9 trillion “stimulus” bill. They claim that if we don’t spend exorbitant amounts of money, our country is doomed. What’s their justification? According to the liberal narrative, Obama and Biden’s 2009 stimulus package failed to revitalize the economy because it […]

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What we’re standing for – School choice

February 22nd, 2021

School choice For nearly a year, parents have watched helplessly while teachers unions have fought to keep students out of classrooms. The result? Widespread academic failure and emotional breakdown.  Many parents have taken matters into their own hands, moving their kids to private schools, taking on the courageous feat of homeschooling, or experimenting with creative options like community “pods.” The data reveals […]

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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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Keeping an eye on the $15 an hour minimum wage

February 19th, 2021

  Businesses are keeping close tabs on a  $15 an hour federal minimum wage proposal now before Congress. The legislation would more than double the $7.25 an hour federal base wage by  2025. Tipped wages would be eliminated. The National Restaurant Association came out swinging with a poll indicating that members would cut hours and the number […]

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A teaching moment from Texas

February 19th, 2021

  It’s no surprise that Texas’s electric power crisis ended up as a piece of political theater as millions go without power. The blame game is underway with fingers pointed at the grid operator and the state’s massive wind power presence. Getting less attention from political leaders were struggling natural gas-fired power plants, and a […]

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Rush Limbaugh, controversial conservative talk show host, has died

February 18th, 2021

Limbaugh announced last year he had advanced lung cancer. ByElla Torres February 17, 2021, 2:41 PM Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh dead at age 70 The controversial talk show host had a history of derogatory comments about marginalized com…Read More Rush Limbaugh, a colossal figure whose unflinching brashness helped shape American conservative politics and media […]

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Budget proposal [WDEL 101.7FM] ‘You’re way outside your lane’ | Lawson grills AG Jennings ~ DOJ ~ JFC

February 18th, 2021

“The Department of Justice’s requests for fiscal year, 2022 include a number of positions and initiatives that we viewed to be critical needs in the pursuit of all the goals and priorities I have just defined,” said Attorney General Kathy Jennings.      During a presentation of the Department of Justice’s proposed Fiscal Year ’22 […]

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