Businesses: ACLU loitering lawsuit could affect our sales 

Peter OsborneBusiness, Headlines

Sometimes you don’t know what you don’t know. Take the lawsuit filed July 7, 2023, by ACLU Delaware against Attorney General Kathy Jennings and the city of Wilmington over the state’s solicitation and loitering statutes and Wilmington’s loitering ordinance. The ACLU claims the lack of specificity in the current statutes opens the door to selective enforcement.  At the same time, …

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$71K gift will help with campaign to end debtors’ prison

Ken MammarellaGovernment, Headlines

A new effort to help Delawareans pay various court-imposed fines and fees as they navigate their way to better lives just got a big financial boost. The Wilmington Alliance has given $71,000 to replenish the Friendship House Fines Fund. The money will go to “lifting capias, covering new state IDs, new state driver licenses and/or Delaware birth certificates or other costs …