Ending Child Marriage in Delaware
Rally for the Delaware Equal Rights Amendment
Gulftainer, Port of Wilmington Revitalization
Closing the Wage Gap
House Legislators Oppose Immigration Executive Order

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Jun25

The Delaware General Assembly on Thursday overwhelmingly approved two bills aimed at addressing issues of racial injustice and police brutality. The measures – a bill explicitly banning law enforcement officers from using chokeholds, knee-holds and other techniques that can cause injury or death from a lack of blood or oxygen flow, and a constitutional amendment explicitly prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color or national origin – are part of the Delaware Legislative Black Caucus’s Justice for All Agenda, which was announced earlier this month to address the systemic racial injustice and police brutality that has impacted people of color.

Jun18

Legislation allowing Delaware residents to cast their ballot via mail passed the House Thursday. House Bill 346, sponsored by House Majority Leader Valerie Longhurst, allows all eligible voters the ability to cast ballots by mail for any elections held in calendar year 2020. HB 346 passed the House along party lines, 25-13.

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On behalf of our members, we are asking you to support Congressional efforts to amend the CARES Act to provide states flexibility to use the funds to compensate for unprecedented revenue losses. Flexible federal funds for state revenue shortfalls will help states continue to provide vital citizen services, prevent further shutdown of vital sectors of the state economy, and hasten the recovery once social distancing measures are relaxed.

As a state, we must be attractive to medical students as they complete their residencies and transition into building practices that serve our communities. This is why we introduced HB 257, which helps us work alongside our private and public partners to address the shortage and enhance recruitment and retention of primary care practitioners in Delaware.