Delaware state budget tops $1.5 billion

2023-4 state budgets pass House; head to Carney’s desk

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

  The Delaware House of Representatives passed four state budgets for the 2023-24 year in 15 minutes in a no-fuss set-em-up, knock-em-down run. The bills’ next stop will be Gov. John Carney’s desk, because they passed the Senate on Tuesday. “I think we have a budget that we can be proud of,” said Rep. William Carson, D-Smyrna/Dover, and co-chairman of …

DelawareLive May 29

Delaware LIVE Weekly Review – May 29, 2022

Sonja Frey Delaware Live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Headlines Kowalko: ‘Gun worshipers’ should ‘stick barrel…in your mouth’ Meet Padua Academy’s 4 valedictorians. Yes. 4 Del. child care worker registry open; $1,000 bonuses going out Culture New history, eco-tour will focus on Mispillion River’s importance Here’s what to know about Memorial Day 2022 in Delaware Delaware Memorial Day dune crossing closures Business Delaware LIVE …

Tax Credit

Committee votes to raise senior property tax credit

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

The committee responsible for drafting the state’s budget has voted to restore the senior property tax credit to its pre-2017 level. The credit was cut from $500 to $400 per year in 2017 in an effort to close a budget shortfall that year. Currently, the program allows homeowners ages 65 and over to claim a tax credit against regular school …

Delaware LIVE Weekly Review – Feb. 13, 2022

Sonja Frey Delaware Live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Headlines Republican bill would increase senior property tax credit to $750 max Red Clay joins Christina, Brandywine in Learning Collaborative talks Before the Battle of Brandywine, Washington was in Wilmington Delaware teachers, others work to create Black History curriculum Culture Longwood’s restored Orchid House will show even more blooms Halestorm, Hank Williams Jr. join 2022 …