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Jul3

House and Senate legislative leaders reached an agreement Sunday night that will maintain critical services throughout Delaware and restore funding to dozens of senior centers, assistance groups, fire companies, paramedics and other nonprofits. The deal includes restoring approximately $66 million in cuts to the fiscal 2018 budget, including the Grant-in-Aid bill, a $36.4 million package of grants to various nonprofits and volunteer fire companies. As part of the agreement, some previous funding reductions to county tourism, public education and various health and social services programs would be restored.

Jul2

DOVER — After diligently working and gaining support for cannabis legalization over the past five months, Rep. Helene Keeley filed legislation Friday that would create a cannabis task force to give lawmakers more definitive answers on how the program would operate.   

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Cancer will destroy any adult or child’s immune system. Surgeons do not base a knee replacement on whether the joints belong to a Democrat or Republican.
Medical crises don’t discriminate. Health care coverage shouldn’t either. Health care should be a right, not a privilege.
That’s why we write with great urgency about the American Health Care Act of 2017, which presents a misguided and detrimental attempt to “reform” our health care system. We urge you to continue to fight for the right of every Delawarean to have quality health care, and to oppose any effort that does not make that access a priority.

"We heard loud and clear from legislators, community stakeholders and affected residents about these potential cuts and we understand those sentiments. For that reason, we have asked JFC to take a step back and give legislative leaders the opportunity to meet and see if there is room for compromise to raise additional revenue so that we can balance any cuts we might have to make to the budget."