Teacher compensation bill aims to strengthen educator pipeline

Jarek Rutz Education, Headlines

  Riding fears that COVID-19 drove teachers from classrooms and worries over Maryland saying it will pay starting teachers $60,000 by 2026, a bill designed to change teacher pay in Delaware sailed through the state Senate Thursday. It will go to the House Education Committee next. Sponsored by Sen. Bryan Townsend, D-Newark, SB 100 would create a 15-member Public Education …

Bill aims to fine drivers who drive snow and ice covered cars

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

A bill that aims to fine drivers who operate a vehicle without first clearing it of snow and ice — and penalize them further if that snow or ice falls off and causes damage to another vehicle — passed the Delaware Senate Thursday. The bill, which has been in the works since 2014, had passed the Senate’s transportation committee in …

Bill that would create program to help renters avoid eviction passes Senate

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

A bill that would create a pre-eviction program for renters about to be kicked out passed the Senate Tuesday. Photo by George Becker/Pexels   A bill that would create a new state program to help people on the edge of eviction stay in their homes or apartments is headed to the House after passing the Senate Tuesday. The bill would …