Political inaction blamed in tax lawsuit (Xerxes Wilson & Jeanne Kuang)

Part II of News Journal review of the property tax reassessment issue. Read More…

Long past time to fix Delaware property taxes (NJ editorial)


News Journal reiterates its positron that property tax reassessment should be accomplished on a priority basis, with steps taken to ensure property tax values will be updated on a regular basis from now on. Read More…

Property tax system on trial (Xerxes Wilson)

Sounds like property tax reassessment is coming for Delaware; there will be many winners and losers as current inequities are eliminated. Read More…

Now is the time to start impeachment inquiry into Trump (Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester)

Delaware's member of the House of Representatives has declared support for an impeachment inquiry; her rationale is to ensure that all relevant facts are brought out and accountability is demanded but the analysis seems one-sided. Read More…

Neither party cares about our national debt (USA Today editorial)

The Bipartisan Budget Act will compound the government’s fiscal woes, and ironically the debt limit – which is supposed to help constrain spending – provided a motive for hasty action. Read More…

We're making progress on issues Del. cares about (John Carney)

With all due respect, Gov. Carney's column paints an unduly rosy picture of Delaware's prospects. Read More…

Desegregation isn't just Joe Biden's problem, it's Delaware's also (Matt Albright)

Sen. Biden's position on busing in the 1970s wasn't necessarily wrong, and by the same token a court order declaring educational support for certain schools is inadequate might have unintended consequences. Read More…

How can Trump keep making the same unfulfilled promises (Ted Kaufman)

Former Sen. Kaufman is closely allied with the Biden campaign, and one might think he should support his own candidate's credentials instead of launching hyperbolic attacks on the president. Read More…

Banning plastic bags in Delalware is not enough (Julie Miro Wenger)

One more example of the "nanny state" in action. Read More…

Rising seas may cost Delaware $9B over 20 years (Maddy Lauria)

One day after the Clean Power Plan was replaced by a far more modest EPA regulation, a new study about the alleged perils of sea level rise was released. An equally defensible headline would have been: "Rising seas may not cost Delaware $9B over 20 years." Read More…

Senate OKs bill to boost schools in Wilmington (Natalia Alamdari)

A new group may take over review of Wilmington school problems; funding looks like the sticking point. Read More…

State's climate activism will cost its drivers (Rich Collins)

As though the RGGI/RPS regime hasn't been bad enough, it is now proposed to launch a similar program for motor fuel - on top of various federal requirements - that would effectively impose a punitive tax on drivers of fossil fuel vehicles. Read More…

Biden calls for unity (Meredith Newman & Karl Baker)

Biden's first big campaign rally was a relatively low key event, or so this report would suggest. Read More…

Gun bill failures raises doubts about Dems' leadership (Matt Albright)

The gun control bills weren't really needed, so Democrats arguably did the right thing by not pushing them to a vote. On the other hand, the political timidity of Democratic leaders bodes ill for progress on more important issues. Read More…

What caused gun control bills' failure? (Sarah Gamard)

After teeing up three gun control bills, Democratic leaders in the DE Senate inexplicably backed off. Read More…

House votes to trash plastic bags (Sarah Gamard)

Delaware legislators are seemingly unable to refrain from "virtue signaling," which is what this proposed law would amount to. Read More…

Our school funding system is failing Delaware children (Mike Matthews)

Re the "first things first" emphasis on property tax reassessment, is this seen as a way to sugar-coat a big tax increase? Read More…

Bill would take Delaware school tax hikes out of voters' hands (Natalia Alamdari)

News Journal draws connection between school referendum bill and proposals to mandate property tax reassessment. Read More…

Let's fix our broken school tax system (Earl Jacques)

Delaware legislator rationalizes 2018 rejection of school district consolidation, claims that many good ideas came out of the task force review that he chaired. Read More…

Voters are focused on healthcare; that's good for Democrats (Ted Kaufman)

A Biden insider outlines Joe Biden's probable position on healthcare in 2020, namely GovCare plus a "public option."
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