Tag: Delaware

Delaware’s Budget Mess

Filed in National by on February 1, 2011 10 Comments

Today’s News Journal takes a look at the hard part of the budget – reducing pension and Medicaid costs.

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First Look At The Governor’s Budget Proposal

Filed in National by on January 28, 2011 43 Comments

A first look at the Governor’s proposed 2011 budget.

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The Wheeler Story Is A True Mystery

Filed in Delaware by on January 5, 2011 42 Comments
The Wheeler Story Is A True Mystery

The John Wheeler murder story has taken an even more bizarre turn. Wheeler was observed to be disoriented and dishelved in the days leading to his murder.

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Hang Up and Drive

Filed in National by on January 3, 2011 22 Comments
Hang Up and Drive

Yesterday, Delaware began enforcing it’s ban on hand-held cell phones while operating a motor vehicle. Have you or anyone you know gotten a ticket yet?

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Rating Delaware Public High Schools

Filed in Delaware, National by on December 31, 2010 21 Comments
Rating Delaware Public High Schools

Delaware Today released their rating of the best high schools and there is no surprise which is number one

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Oberly Sworn In as US Attorney

Filed in National by on December 29, 2010 1 Comment
Oberly Sworn In as US Attorney

Former Attorney General for Delaware Charles Oberly was sworn in as the US Attorney for the District of Delaware

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DE Tea Party Gears Up For Another Loss

Filed in Delaware, National by on December 27, 2010 7 Comments
DE Tea Party Gears Up For Another Loss

The Delaware Tea Party shows its grasp of the future is based on extremely short-term thinking as it tries to fight Renewable Energy Credits.

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Buckle Up As We’re In For a Bumpy Ride

Filed in National by on December 22, 2010 8 Comments

Though not an insurmountable stumbling block, Delaware’s Race to the Top runs into problems in the Christina School District.

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Fundraising Appeal – Delaware Right To Marry

Filed in National by on December 6, 2010 10 Comments

A new PAC, Delaware Right to Marry, has been formed to push for full marriage equality.

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Delaware GOP Civil War – Do They Get It Yet?

Filed in Delaware by on November 15, 2010 9 Comments

The Delaware GOP civil war is on full display in today’s News Journal. Do they understand their problem yet?

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Election Predictions Thread

Filed in National by on November 1, 2010 15 Comments

Get yer election predictions in!

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The Tea Party Plan To Disrupt Delaware’s Election

Filed in National by on October 19, 2010 16 Comments

The Albany Tea Party Plans to send poll watchers to Delaware to challenge voters at the polls.

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Google Wind

Filed in Delaware by on October 12, 2010 0 Comments
Google Wind

Google has announced a large investment in offshore wind power generation on the Atlantic Coast.

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Save The Date

Filed in Delaware by on October 7, 2010 17 Comments

May 21, 2011 So what’s happening then? According to a sign I saw on Rt. 273 May 21, 2011 is Judgement Day, Jesus Returns. Mighty fine welcome back to Delaware. I’m back now that all the cool stuff is over this week. Of course, I just read that President Obama is coming to Delaware next […]

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Clips From Last Night’s Rachel Maddow Show

Filed in National by on October 6, 2010 6 Comments

Clip’s from last night’s Rachel Maddow Show, filmed at the Deer Park Tavern in Newark, Delaware.

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Farleigh Dickinson Poll Results

Filed in Delaware by on October 5, 2010 10 Comments

A new Fairleigh Dickinson poll has Carney leading by 15%, Wagner leading Korn for Auditor by 15% and Bonini and Flowers tied in the Treasurer’s race.

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We Will Miss Ted Kaufman

Filed in National by on October 1, 2010 51 Comments

Ted Kaufman is leaving the Senate, but not leaving public service all together. He’s been chosen as the new head of the Bailout Oversight Committee.

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In Case You Don’t Have Enough To Do…

Filed in Delaware by on September 24, 2010 16 Comments

A round-up of some local election-related activities.

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The Other Results

Filed in Delaware by on September 15, 2010 29 Comments

The results of the statewide and district primaries. Any surprises?

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Results Thread

Filed in National by on September 14, 2010 70 Comments

Get your election results here – hot off the presses!

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Primary Prediction Thread

Filed in National by on September 13, 2010 36 Comments

Put your predictions for tomorrow’s primaries here. It’s a contest!

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Debate Open Thread

Filed in National by on August 23, 2010 14 Comments

There are two primary debates occurring tonight. One is a debate between Glen Urquhart and Michele Rollins at the Hockessin Memorial Hall. The other debate is between Sheriff Mike Walsh and challenger Trinidad Navarro for the Democratic nomination to New Castle County Sheriff. Use this thread to discuss the debates if you’re listening or attending […]

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Campaign Finance Open Thread

Filed in Delaware by on August 20, 2010 63 Comments

The 30-day before primary campaign finance reports are being posted on the state Department of Elections website.

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Delaware PPP Poll Results

Filed in National by on August 10, 2010 9 Comments

PPP has released polling results for Delaware.

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John Carney Carves A Niche For Himself

Filed in Delaware by on August 2, 2010 8 Comments

John Carney proposes action on Delaware’s water quality problem.

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