DelawareLive April 16

DelawareLIVE Weekly Review – April 16, 2023

Sonja FreyDelaware Live, Weekly Review

Click on the image below to view as a PDF This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Headlines Will Carney let marijuana bills become law without signing? Caesar Rodney teaching elementary students gun safety Delaware’s last Korean War Veterans chapter to dissolve 5 school districts drop virtual option for board meetings Culture ‘Man of La Mancha’s’ Don Quixote: Stuck in the middle …

Alicia Christin Gerald

Dorsey Walker plans to bring tenant bill back again

Sam HautGovernment, Headlines

Maybe the third time will be the charm for a proposed bill that would allow tenants to refuse to pay rent when necessary repairs are not being done by a landlord. House Bill 37, sponsored by Rep. Sherry Dorsey Walker, D-Wilmington, would force landlords to fix issues with a rental unit, including a lack of heat, water, electricity, sewage disposal, …

Sam Haut, Delaware Live

The Warehouse opens youth workforce skills center

Sam HautGovernment, Headlines

A new Wilmington Center will house a program that helps teens and young adults develop workforce skills. The Warehouse’s RISE Center, which stands for Reaching and Investing in Youth for Sustainable Development, offers 12 weeks of training for youths ages 14 through 24. Programming is split by age, with one session for teens between the ages of 14 and 18 …


Bill to give low-wage workers lower taxes moves on

Sam HautGovernment, Headlines

A House finance committee released a bill that ultimately will allow low-wage earners to keep more of their money, a move that will cost the state 10s of millions every year. House Bill 89, sponsored by Rep. Paul Baumbach, D-Newark, would do three things: Increase the amount of refunded tax from 4.5% to 7.5% for low-wage earners who meet the …