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Democrats attempt again to legalize marijuana in Delaware

Jan. 20, 2023 18:56 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Democratic lawmakers are trying once again to legalize marijuana in Delaware and create a state-licensed recreational industry. Lawmakers introduced bills Friday to legalize possession of up to one ounce of marijuana by adults 21-years-old or older and establish...

Carney focuses heavily on education in State of State speech

Jan. 19, 2023 17:05 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware Gov. John Carney called for more investments in education, the environment and affordable housing Thursday in his State of the State address. Carney’s proposals include increasing housing stock by using federal American Rescue Plan funding to help...

Bidens entertain more than 330 guests at 1st state dinner

Dec. 02, 2022 00:30 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The first White House state dinner of President Joe Biden's administration drew big names Thursday from fashion, entertainment, politics and business who turned out to help celebrate French President Emmanuel Macron and the return of large social events after the pandemic. ...

Democrats solidify control of Delaware government

Nov. 09, 2022 02:50 AM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware Democrats solidified their hold on state government Tuesday, winning all statewide races and picking up another seat in the state Senate. Democrats went into the election already in control of both chambers of the General Assembly, the governor’s...