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Bill would remove earnings cap on police, firefighter disability pay

Charles MegginsonGovernment, Headlines, Police & Fire

A bipartisan bill released from committee today would allow disabled officers and firefighters to earn more money without being penalized. Photo/Getty Images. On Dec. 10, 2020, Milford Police Cpl. T.J. Webb was shot six times while attempting to arrest a fugitive near Rehoboth Beach.¬† The man who shot Webb was killed by police during the incident, but it was only …

Proposed voting maps lead to talk of city splitting, edge incumbents

Charles MegginsonGovernment, Headlines

Expedited redistricting process draws ire of open-government groups, concerned citizens House Democratic leadership has held the second and final public hearing on¬†proposed redistricting maps. Now, the clock is ticking toward the General Assembly‚Äôs self-imposed Nov. 8 deadline to finalize the maps that will define Delaware‚Äôs House and Senate districts for the next decade. Despite the majority caucuses‚Äô efforts to assure …

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Proposed House redistricting offers more changes than Senate

Charles MegginsonGovernment, Headlines

Sussex County House districts will change a lot if proposed plan goes forward.   House Democratic leadership has released their proposed redistricting maps and Sussex County will pick up a seat ‚ÄĒ that of embattled Representative Gerald Brady, a Democrat from Wilmington. The House of Representatives will convene in a special session on Nov. 1 to finalize the maps that …