Delaware LIVE Weekly Review – June 20, 2021

Sonja Frey Delaware Live, Weekly Review

Hover over the image below and a gray bar pops up at the bottom. From here, you can scroll through the pdf, forward and backward, zoom in or out in 10% increments, download the PDF, or view in full-screen mode. This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Headlines Carney to lift state of emergency on July 13   State’s 2022 budget includes $1,000 …

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Pro-business group chides courts for closing on Juneteenth despite little diversity

Betsy Price Government

    Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware issued a press release Friday afternoon chiding the Delaware courts for closing to mark Juneteenth while the courts lack the diversity the business group  wants to see. “It’s a long overdue step for the federal government to recognize Juneteenth as a federal holiday and I admire President Biden’s leadership,” said Campaign Manager Chris …

Many ways to mark Juneteenth and celebrate freedom

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

Juneteenth celebrates June 19, 1865, when all of America’s slaves became free. Delaware recognizes Juneteenth as a state holiday, and there are multiples celebrations across the state. Here’s a chronological list. Family Enrichment Program and Pageant, 3 p.m. June 13. 24th annual Delaware Juneteenth Association program. DoubleTree, 700 N. King St., Wilmington. $5-$10. Delaware Forum on Racial History and Juneteenth, 7-8:30 p.m. June 16. …