The House voted for a bill that would tackle excessive noise from motor vehicles. (Jarek Rutz/Delaware LIVE News)

House passes bill to address excessive motor vehicle noise

Jarek Rutz Headlines, Government

A bill that would crack down on excessive motor vehicle noise passed the House Tuesday. Just one legislator, Rep. Rich Collins, R-Millsboro, voted no, but gave no comment. House Bill 35 would require the Department of Safety & Homeland Security to present a report and plan to the General Assembly for a comprehensive motor vehicle noise and abatement program.  The …

Republican lawmakers to Carney: ‘End the mandates, restore normality’

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

Twelve Republican state representatives on Tuesday sent an open letter to Gov. John Carney asking that he reconsider mask mandates in state buildings and schools and stop advocating for COVID-19 booster shots. They encouraged the Democratic governor to promptly end all pandemic-related restrictions, return state workers to their normal places of employment, and “restore normality” for all Delawareans. The legislators …