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March 30, 2016

Delaware Senate Republican Caucus Releases Anti-Poverty Agenda

11-point plan aims to help lift Delawareans out of poverty Dover, DE – The Delaware Senate Republican Caucus today released an 11-point policy agenda aimed at making Delaware the lowest-poverty state in America by 2024. “Poverty is an enormous burden for families in Delaware,” said Senator Gary Simpson (R-Milford), the […]
March 17, 2016

Senate Republicans Denounce ‘Unconstitutional’ Funding Approval

(Dover, DE) – The Delaware Senate Republican Caucus today expressed significant opposition to the decision of the Joint Finance Committee to distribute funds without a vote of the full General Assembly. “This is clearly unconstitutional,” said Senate Minority Leader Gary Simpson (R-Milford). “Article VIII, section 6 of the State Constitution […]
March 16, 2016

Senate Republicans Announce Support for Housing Coalition Request

The following is a statement from the Delaware Senate Republican Caucus concerning the use of the remaining funds from the Bank of America Settlement: “The intent of the Bank of America settlement was to repair the damage done to communities across Delaware from the mortgage crisis. While it is impossible […]
February 19, 2016

Senate Republicans Applaud DowDuPont Agriculture Announcement

DOVER, DE – Members of the Delaware Senate Republican Caucus today applauded Dow and DuPont for choosing Delaware as the headquarters for the anticipated agriculture company spinoff from the proposed merger of the two companies. Dow and DuPont previously announced that the specialty products company created by the merger would […]
February 5, 2016

Bonini Calls On DelDOT to Measure Financial Impact Of US 301 Work on Delawareans

Dover, DE – State Senator Colin Bonini today called upon Delaware Department of Transportation Secretary Jennifer Cohan to track the ZIP codes of any worker who generates income during the US 301 project, which is scheduled to break ground this morning. “I think this project presents a terrific opportunity to […]
February 3, 2016

Lavelle Requests Info On State Water Quality

WILMINGTON, DE – In the wake of news reports from across the country concerning water quality, State Senator Greg Lavelle (R-Sharpley) today asked DNREC Secretary David Small and Public Service Commission Chairman Dallas Winslow for information about the state’s review of drinking water supplies. “The events unfolding in Flint, Michigan […]