On July 15, 2021, for the first time ever, tens of millions of families covering nearly 60 million children across America will begin receiving monthly Child Tax Credit payments. In Delaware, this will apply to more than 100,000 families totaling over $42 Million in direct assistance. To learn more, visit https://www.whitehouse.gov/child-tax-credit/
HB212 would phase out plastic carryout bags from all stores, regardless of size, beginning July 1, 2022.
HB90, Sponsored by Rep. Gerald Brady and Sen. Kyle Evans Gay, Allows a candidate committee to pay reasonable and necessary expenses for the care of a candidate’s child or children when care is necessary during campaign activities.
SB15, sponsored by Sen. Jack Walsh and Rep. Gerald Brady, raises the minimum wage in Delaware to $15/hr by January 2025.
SB135 would limit the use of polystyrene and many single-use plastics, such as coffee stirrers and cocktail and sandwich picks, at food establishments throughout Delaware
Delaware’s lifestyle is greatly enhanced by our world-class outdoor spaces — and we will now also benefit from a new plastic bag ban, one of my proudest achievements in nearly thirty years of legislative service.
Delaware has an opportunity – during and after the pandemic – to eliminate the digital divide by ensuring all students have access to a highly functioning computer and highly functioning internet access.
Once we’ve tackled COVID-19, we will still face a period of significant economic recovery. Meeting that challenge will require innovation, workplace development, and new jobs.
Managing and recovering from COVID-19’s health, cultural, and economic impact will be our priority for the foreseeable future.
An essential part of keeping our streets safe is innovating effective reforms in law enforcement – changes that honor and respect the hard-working servants of the law while restoring trust in the police by addressing issues of racial bias and police brutality.