Congress is taking action on prescription drug prices (Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester)

Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-DE) touts bills on healthcare, claims House Democrats can simultaneously pursue an impeachment inquiry and policy goals. Read More…

Offshore wind company eyes park (Maddy Lauria)

No reason Delaware shouldn't take this money from an offshore wind company, provided there is no follow-on that would stick Delawareans with the excess cost of using electric power from a high-cost source. Read More…

Delaware should stand once more for educational equality (Robert Hayman & Leland Ware)

Here's the third essay in a series about the Constitution and Education. Read More…

Many state courts tackle inequality in education (Michael Rebell)

Here's the second essay in a series about the Constitution and Education. Read More…

Is quality public education guaranteed by Constitution? (Alan Garfield)

For 14 years, News Journal and Widener University Delaware Law School have teamed up to celebrate Constitution Day. This year's theme is the Constitution and Education. Read More…

Recognizing future cost of fossil fuel wealth

Mainstream media continue to mindlessly parrot the manmade global warming mantra. Read More…

How much foreign policy damage can Trump do? (Ted Kaufman)


This is a hit piece, not an objective analysis. Whatever happened to the saying about politics ending at the water's edge? Read More…

Congress can put end to Americans suffering due to soaring drug prices (Lucretia Young)

AARP is pushing for prescription drug price controls, not just nationally but also in Delaware. Read More…

What we can do about state's primary care doctor shortage (Wayne Smith)

Even if this doesn't represent an ideal solution, let's not let "the perfect be the enemy of the good." Read More…

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…
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