There's several alcohol-related bills circulating through the General Assembly this year. (Photo by Andreas M./Unsplash)

Another alcohol bill kicks off this year’s General Assembly

Jarek RutzGovernment, Headlines

It’s 8 o’clock somewhere! That’s what state senator Laura Sturgeon, D-Hockessin, said with exuberance after a law expanding the hours of alcohol sales in Delaware garnered approval from her fellow legislators. House Bill 235, sponsored by Rep. Pete Schwartzkopf, D-Rehoboth Beach, allows any individual or business with an alcoholic liquor license to sell at 8 a.m., an hour earlier than …

Two bills look to legalize direct-to-consumer home deliveries for alcohol purchases.

Bills aim to OK alcohol home deliveries to modernize shopping

Jarek RutzGovernment, Headlines

Lots of packages are arriving on the doorsteps of Delawareans. None are permitted to contain a certain adult beverage, and a group of state legislators say it’s time Delaware caught up with changes that happened elsewhere in the nation in the 20th Century and allowed it. Nearly 98% of Americans can have wine shipped to their homes, but in the …