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No pot uniformity in DMV region

The District has the freest laws. In Washington, medical and recreational cannabis use is legal for adults over 21. It joins eight states as the pot-friendliest jurisdictions.

HA 1 to HB 331

This amendment provides a new definition of "Non- benzodiazepine hypnotic". Additionally, the amendment restores current authority of the Secretary of Safety and Homeland Security.

HB 331 w/ HA 1, HA 1 to HA 1

This bill creates regulations concerning the use, distribution and education of Benzodiazepine and Non-benzodiazepine Hypnotics.

HB 307 w/ HA 1

United States Supreme Court case law and scientific research has changed how we think about juvenile delinquency. We know now that an adolescent's brain is not fully developed until his/her mid-twenties which makes juveniles especially prone to making poor choices.

Delaware women reflect on breaking glass ceiling

The News Journal spoke to three Delawareans about how they broke the glass ceiling in their own way and the sexism they faced along the way. 3 Delaware women reflect on how they broke into 'good ol' boys club' The News Journal spoke to three Delawareans about how they broke the glass ceiling in their own way and the sexism they faced along the way.

Regulations lead to big drop in opioid prescriptions in Del.

Officials in Delaware say opioid prescriptions have dropped "significantly" since regulations were enacted a year ago to combat the drug scourge. Delaware's Department of State said in a press release Thursday that 14 percent fewer opioid prescriptions were written in the first quarter of 2018 compared to the first quarter of 2017.

Brig. Gen. Kenneth "Ed" Brandt

A high-ranking National Guard chaplain running for Delaware's lone U.S. House of Representatives seat is ending his campaign days after it began. A spokeswoman for Brig.

Lawmaker criticizes judges who ruled against him

A lawmaker used his position on the floor of the House of Representatives to air grievances about judges who ruled against him in a personal matter. On House floor, Rep. Potter criticizes judges who ruled against him A lawmaker used his position on the floor of the House of Representatives to air grievances about judges who ruled against him in a personal matter.

Burgon Sealy Jr.

Delaware's attorney general has released a report confirming that the use of deadly force was justified in the killing of a man who exchanged gunfire with police during a lengthy standoff after shooting and killing a state trooper. In a report dated Tuesday, authorities said 26-year-old Burgon Sealy Jr. immediately began firing at officers who converged on his family's house in Middletown after he shot and killed Cpl.

Crime bill eases fines for distracted drivers

Delaware General Assembly passes three crime bills Home improvement fraud crackdown, easing of penalties for kids, motorists pass General Assembly Check out this story on delawareonline.com: https://www.delawareonline.com/story/news/politics/2018/04/18/delaware-general-assembly-passes-three-crime-bills/524419002/ The Delaware General Assembly sent three, crime-related bills to Gov. John Carney on Tuesday and advanced a fourth from the House to the Senate. But only one of them seeks to crack down on illegal behavior.

Pro-gun crowd takes over Delaware gun-control debate

Gun-rights supporters jeered politicians on both sides Delaware's gun-control debate during a Monday night panel discussion at Middletown High School. Pro-gun crowd takes over Delaware gun-control debate Gun-rights supporters jeered politicians on both sides Delaware's gun-control debate during a Monday night panel discussion at Middletown High School.

Dover Man Charged With Assaulting Officer

MAGNOLIA , Del.- Delaware State Police have charged a Dover man with assaulting a law enforcement officer who responded to a trespassing complaint. Authorities said troopers were called to Whispering Pines Mobile Home Park in Magnolia at about 5:30 p.m. Monday, and that 22-year-old Elijah H. Peterson became aggressive toward a Delaware Natural Resource Police Officer who had arrived to assist state police.

Boxwood Road plant will be leveled

After demolition, the Boxwood Road plant in Delaware will be home to a fulfillment and distribution campus spread across four buildings. Former GM plant on Boxwood Road to be demolished, Harvey Hanna says in exploratory plan After demolition, the Boxwood Road plant in Delaware will be home to a fulfillment and distribution campus spread across four buildings.

Sussex councilman to run for Senate

Sussex County Councilman Rob Arlett announced his run for U.S. Senate on Monday during a statewide tour of Delaware. Sussex County Councilman Rob Arlett to run for Senate Sussex County Councilman Rob Arlett announced his run for U.S. Senate on Monday during a statewide tour of Delaware.

Distracted drivers caught red-handed by DSP

The Delaware State Police and the Delaware Office of Highway Safety used unconventional vehicles to enforce distracted driving laws on Del. 1. Joint distracted driving operation catches violators red-handed The Delaware State Police and the Delaware Office of Highway Safety used unconventional vehicles to enforce distracted driving laws on Del.

Governor Carney, Senators Carper and Coons, and Representative Blunt...

Governor Carney, Senators Carper and Coons, and Representative Blunt Rochester Celebrate Sallie Mae's Commitment to Add New Jobs in Delaware Governor John Carney, Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons, and Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester, along with community members and local officials, today joined Sallie Mae Chairman and CEO Raymond Quinlan and Sallie Mae employees to cut the ribbon for the company's newest office and celebrate a commitment of nearly 300 new jobs to the First State. The new office, located at 86 Christiana Road in New Castle, will be home to more than 500 jobs for the company, which currently employs nearly 900 in Delaware.

Hundreds turn out for Delaware gun rights rally

More than 400 people have gathered in front of Delaware's statehouse to stand up for their right to keep and bear firearms. Hundreds turn out for Delaware gun rights rally More than 400 people have gathered in front of Delaware's statehouse to stand up for their right to keep and bear firearms.

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