Delaware LIVE Weekly Review – April 17, 2022

Sonja Frey Delaware Live, Weekly Review

DelawareLive April 17

This Week’s Top Headlines Include:

Headlines

Bentz reverses course: Pot bill to get full public hearing
Bentz, Dems refuse to allow public comment on marijuana bill
Middletown residents fight to stop warehouse construction
Seaford test scores improve with focus on science of reading
Red Clay board votes to do compliance review of Wilmington Charter

Culture

UDance hopes to break fundraising record for childhood cancer
Restore the Corridor speeders will get tickets starting Monday
Is that thing registered? Delaware rolls out DMV-on-wheels
Road worker hit by driver urges patience in construction zones

Business

Bill to cut premium cigar tax in half sails through committee

Food & Dining

Middletown store illustrates continued popularity of wine boutiques

Government

$300 checks are on the way. Here’s what you need to know
Paid leave bill heads to Carney for signature

Education

Legislators pass college livestream, school fingerprinting bills
Redding Consortium focuses proposed funding on early childhood services

Health

State launches one-stop shop for COVID testing, treatment
Kent woman becomes state’s first flu death of 21-22 season

Sports

Pusey’s Slam keys Red Lion softball win
DMA outlasts Sussex Central
Spartans big first inning too much for the Colonials

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