Matthews Bill Supports Gold Star Families
Package of Bills Targets Womens' Issues
Honoring the Delaware chapter of Lions Club International
Legislators participate in Easter Seals Volleyball Challenge
Lawmakers stand up for Equal Pay Day for women

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Apr17

Legislators and Attorney General Matt Denn announced legislation Friday designed to protect privacy with pertaining to the internet and social media. The package of four bills provides a wide range of protections for people with regard to their identities and online activities.

Apr16

As part of ongoing work among educators, public health agencies, mental health advocates and youth-centric community groups across the state, House Majority Leader Valerie Longhurst today introduced legislation that will strengthen the safety net for youth at risk of suicide in Delaware.

Building on the well-studied fact that suicide among young people is preventable with proper intervention resources in place, House Bill 90 would mandate annual suicide prevention training sessions for public school employees. The bill also would require schools to establish suicide prevention and response committees, as well as craft suicide prevention policies that include procedures for confidential and anonymous reporting of at-risk behaviors.

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This week Reps. Paul Baumbach and Sean Lynn drafted a letter congratulating the Delaware Library Association's Intellectual Freedom Committee on its recent recognition by the American Library Association. The committee helped mobilize efforts to halt a local book-banning push last year, preserving the mission of Delaware's libraries as institutions of free thinking and universal access.

Some 30 Representatives and Senators co-signed a letter written by Rep. Ed Osienski to Delaware's federal delegation, pushing for support of greater safety and oversight measures for crude-by-rail operations nationwide.