Ending Child Marriage in Delaware
Rally for the Delaware Equal Rights Amendment
Gulftainer, Port of Wilmington Revitalization
Closing the Wage Gap
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Jun12

Legislation designed to increase the independence, and strengthen and expand the responsibilities of a prison healthcare review committee won unanimous approval in the House on Tuesday. Sponsored by Speaker Pete Schwartzkopf, House Bill 173 would place the Adult Correction Healthcare Review Committee within the Criminal Justice Council and add the chairs of the House and Senate Corrections Committees and the Chief of the Bureau of Correctional Healthcare Services as non-voting members of the panel.

Jun11

DOVER – Legislation filed Monday from Rep. Andria Bennett aims to shine a light on pharmacy benefits managers, increasing oversight and transparency of the vastly unregulated third-party drug administrators.

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A safe environment in which to cultivate learning should not be a luxury; it should be an expectation. Yet, this statistic still rings true today: one in five college women are sexually assaulted. Stepping forward to report an incident of sexual assault or harassment is harrowing and shouldn’t be made any more difficult. The DOE guidelines as written will not only cause additional barriers for victims, but it may actually deter them from reporting the crime in the first place. Live hearings, cross-examination and the extremely narrow definition of harassment are just a few of the concerns we have with these guidelines.

"If we want to address our prison population, then there are more long-term and beneficial solutions than the shell game of shipping our overflow problem to other states. We must continue to pursue meaningful bail reform to ensure we are not warehousing detentioners simply because they cannot afford to post bail."