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 …

Black leaders, activists split on Darius Brown ethics inquiry

Charlie MegginsonGovernment, Headlines

Black Wilmington pastors and activists are divided over whether a state senator cleared of offensive touching and disorderly conduct charges should still face a Senate Ethics Committee inquiry. Several, including New Castle County Councilman Jea Street, Delaware NAACP president Richard “Mouse” Smith and the Rev. Dr. Christopher T. Curry, pastor of Ezion Fair Baptist Church, say the investigation into State …