| Mar 2, 2015
| 3:25 PM
Climate change is real, and Delawareans need to start thinking and preparing now for rising sea levels, increased temperatures extremes and more severe weather events, Gov. Jack Markell said Monday.
At a news conference marking the release of a report of...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 6:02 PM
When Adriauna Archie takes her turn to read a chapter book aloud in her fourth-grade classroom, she must close her left eye to see the words clearly.
Teachers moved her classmate DeMari Stevens' desk, but DeMari still couldn't read the board at the...
| May 8, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley and Delaware Gov. Jack Markell sent a joint letter to Pfizer Thursday expressing concerns about its proposed $106 billion acquisition of pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca, which employs thousands in both states.
The governors said...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 7:30 PM
HARTFORD — A fired-up Gov. Dannel P. Malloy kicked off his re-election campaign Wednesday night with a passionate defense of his record and a bracing critique of his rival, Republican Tom Foley.
Speaking to his fellow Democrats at the party's...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 2:37 PM
In a week filled with gay news, let's start with what didn't happen this week: Supreme Court decisions regarding same-sex marriage.
Not that the lack of the decision -- or for that matter, any hint as to what the decision will be -- stopped preemptive...
| May 9, 2013
| 2:36 PM
Gov. Pat Quinn called on the Illinois House to send him legislation to legalize gay marriage, saying lawmakers had plenty of time to make up their mind on the issue.
The state Senate passed the measure on Valentine's Day, and the governor has said he'...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:33 PM
If you are a lobbyist or the client of one, watch for a consumer alert warning of a political fundraising shakedown. You may get squeezed for as much as $100,000. The squeezer is one-time campaign finance reformer Democratic and Working Families Gov....
| Jul 6, 2013
When Maryland was first contemplating legalizing slot machines, supporters pointed to Delaware and the success of its "racinos" — racetracks with slot machine gambling — and how they drew in thousands of Maryland residents each year. Turns out...
| May 18, 2013
| 2:21 PM
Years of debate and fine-tuning in the state legislature over allowing medical marijuana still have not settled all the questions Connecticut doctors have about medical marijuana. Is it, as some contend, a humane solution for patients who can't get relief...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 12:44 PM
The governors of eight Northeast states petitioned the Environmental Protection Agency on Monday to require nine "upwind" states in the South and Midwest to curb air pollution, which they say is blown by the wind into their region.
The petition asks the...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 10:49 AM
Maryland joined seven other Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states Monday in asking for federal help to curb air pollution from outside their borders, saying emissions from the Midwest and South are hurting their residents' health and their economies.