Latest Delaware state government News

Court says judge had no authority to halt Medicare Advantage plan for Delaware government retirees

Apr. 12, 2024 15:43 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware’s Supreme Court has overturned a lower court ruling that prevented officials from moving state government retirees from a Medicare supplement plan to a Medicare Advantage plan. The justices ruled Friday that a Superior Court judge had no jurisdiction...

Delaware calls off Republican presidential primary after Haley removes name from ballot

Mar. 19, 2024 18:29 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware's Republican presidential primary is over before it even began. State lawmakers suspended the rules in the House and Senate on Tuesday to quickly pass legislation amending Delaware election law and allowing the scheduled April 2 primary to be called off....

Delaware's early voting and permanent absentee laws are unconstitutional, a judge says

Feb. 26, 2024 16:08 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Laws allowing early voting and permanent absentee status violate Delaware's constitution and are invalid, a judge ruled in a lawsuit brought by a state elections inspector and a Republican lawmaker. The laws are “inconsistent with our constitution and therefore...