Ethan Hooson, road safety

Senate committee gives road safety bills a green light

Sam HautGovernment, Headlines

A package of road safety bills are, well, moving on down the road. Four of the six proposed by Gov. John Carney and various Democrats puttered through the Senate Environment, Energy & Transportation Committee Wednesday with little opposition. All four bills have support from both Democrats and Republicans. House Bill 92, sponsored by Rep. Bill Carson, D-Smyrna, would require drivers …

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House votes against overriding Carney’s marijuana veto

Charlie MegginsonGovernment, Headlines

An attempt to override Gov. John Carney’s veto of a bill to legalize marijuana possession failed in the Delaware House of Representatives Tuesday. With the vote, this year’s endeavor to end marijuana prohibition in Delaware is all but certainly dead.  Numerous lawmakers who previously voted to pass House Bill 371 voted against the veto override Tuesday out of an apparent …

39 new nonprofits included in Grants-in-Aid bill headed to Carney

Charlie MegginsonGovernment, Headlines

Gov. John Carney, center, and state legislators pose after the governor signed the state budget and bond bills Wednesday. On the heels of the largest bond bill in state history being passed by the General Assembly Wednesday, the State Senate rubberstamped a $63.2 million grant package, closing out a markedly peaceful week of budget discussions. The FY 2022 Grants-in-Aid bill …