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Welcome to the home page for the Delaware House Democratic Caucus. Here you will find updates about legislation, events and other information from the caucus' perspective.

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Latest News


Today, Lieutenant Governor Matt Denn was joined by disabilities advocates, legislative leaders, and educators to address the rights to reading interventions that students with disabilities gained under a new law passed in June.  SB 229, sponsored by Sen. Nicole Poore and Rep. Valerie Longhurst, requires that schools provide young students with dyslexia and decoding disabilities and other disabilities with early, intensive, evidence-based assistance in order to better help those students learn to read.


Legislation closing the “revolving door” that allows lawmakers to leave their offices and immediately start lobbying former colleagues was signed into law by Governor Jack Markell Thursday.


A bipartisan group of 18 Representatives and Senators sent a letter to DNREC officials Wednesday opposing a composting plant in Wilmington that has amassed several violations in recent years.

Christopher K. Smith Memorial Scholarship

Delaware’s professional educators - the 12,000 members of the Delaware State Education Association - are offering a scholarship of $1,000 per year for four years in order to help a future teacher enter today’s most rewarding, critical, and challenging profession.

The members of DSEA invite all high school seniors graduating from a public school, who intend to pursue a career in teaching, to apply for this DSEA scholarship.