Investing in Delaware's Infrastructure

On Nov. 9, DelDOT broke ground on a $40-million interchange project on Del. 1 in Little Heaven, in central Kent County. This project, scheduled to take 2 years and 10 months to complete, will make this historically dangerous group of intersections, entrances and turning lanes much safer for local traffic -- and smooth out a section of Route 1 that any beachgoer can tell you is a prime spot for congestion in the summertime.

Combating Lyme Disease in Delaware
Local Children's Author Connects with Kids
Investing in Delaware's Infrastructure
Honoring Delaware's Iraq and Afghanistan Vets
Drivers Licenses for Students with Special Needs


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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Legislation that would repeal capital punishment in Delaware advanced further than previous attempts Thursday, but ultimately failed to win passage on the floor of the House of Representatives.


House Judiciary Committee chair Rep. Larry Mitchell announced today that he has taken action to release legislation repealing capital punishment in Delaware from committee. House Speaker Pete Schwartzkopf has committed to placing Senate Bill 40 on the House agenda for Thursday, January 28.


It has come to my attention that there is a serious loophole in federal law regarding background checks and preventing prohibited persons from purchasing firearms. Federal regulations allow a Federal Firearm Licensed dealer (FFL) to proceed with a firearm transaction if a requested background check has not been processed by the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) within three business days.

Every year, the Food Bank of Delaware does tremendous work soliciting donations and distributing millions of pounds of food to Delawareans in need. We are fortunate to have such an organization in our state, but the Food Bank needs help from all of us.