11 hrs ago
Asbury Park Press
What are the chances of a gas-tax increase in New Jersey?
New Jerseyans don't like the idea of a gas tax hike; we'll get around to that. But first, the issue just got more complex because of discussions in Washington about a separate price jump at the pump.
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Tue Apr 22, 2014
Asbury Park Press
Raise gas tax to bolster highway fund, key lawmaker says
Increasing the federal gas tax "makes sense" to help prevent a shortfall in the Highway Trust Fund, according to a lawmaker who will play a key role in financing the next transportation bill.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Lewes residents honored for preserving history
The hard work of several individuals to preserve Lewes' long and robust history was highlighted and honored at the Lewes Historical Society's annual Historic Preservation Awards.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Lawsuit Filed Over Del. Medical Marijuana Effort
A lobbyist who once worked for U.S. Sen. Tom Carper is being sued for breach of contract in a fight over the awarding of a license to operate Delaware first medical marijuana dispensary.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Officials celebrate Delmarva poultry industry
A FREEZE WARNING has been issued for the entire area Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
The Washington Post
The elusive dream of never having to file your tax returns
Here's how it would work: the IRS would use data about your income and tax payments from your employer, banks and other sources to estimate your tax liability.
The astroturf campaign designed to keep filing your taxes a hassle
How much easier would April 15 be every year if you had the option to get a pre-filled tax return from the government which you would just have to review for accuracy, sign, and return-for free-to complete your taxes? The federal government, after all, gets all that information from your employers and from your financial institutions.
The News Journal
Tax day: Report links Del. group to effort to limit free filing
The Delaware NAACP is considering revoking a letter sent supporting a limit to free tax filings after a reporter from ProPublica told the The Delaware NAACP is considering revoking a letter sent supporting a limit to free tax filings after a reporter from ProPublica told the organization a lobbying group appeared to be behind an effort to create a ... (more)
Mon Apr 14, 2014
The Baltimore Sun
Alzheimer's again gets the short shrift [Commentary]
Every time our nation has an opportunity to do something positive in the fight against Alzheimer's disease , we come up short.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Federal Computer Week
Senate passes Data Act
A bill to establish uniform federal standards for publishing government spending data passed the Senate by unanimous consent April 10. Under the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act, known as the Data Act , spending information would be published as machine readable, extensible open data.
Senators Pledge Support for Long-Term Highway Bill; Measure Will Focus on Freight
A long-term transportation bill that includes a renewed focus on freight mobility is the top priority for the four U.S. Senators leading the reauthorization debate this year, the senators said.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Reid punts on minimum wage hike
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid announced Tuesday that a vote to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour will not take place for another three weeks.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Sussex Technical High School announces that two of its seniors and...
Sussex Technical High School announces that two of its seniors and three graduates have been nominated for the U.S. service academies.
Carper to visit Delaware Tech campus
U.S. Sen. Tom Carper will visit Delaware Technical Community College's Stanton campus to get an update energy management and nursing programs.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
The News Journal
Mulllaney, top Biden aide, up for U.S. Marshal job
Mullaney held the state's U.S. Marshall post from 1994-2002 and is a candidate to return to the job.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Congress Moving To Tighten Commercial Data Security in U.S.
A hearing today on Capitol Hill marked the fourth time this year that the US Senate has taken up the issue of data breaches, and how to prevent our personal information from being stolen.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Secret Service director called to Capitol Hill over behavior of agents
Secret Service Director Julia Pierson, called to Capitol Hill to explain misbehavior by her agents, insisted the problems were not reflective of the broader culture at her agency.
Minimum wage deal emerging?
Majority Leader Harry Reid is struggling to stop Senate Democrats from backing a plan to undercut President Obama's $10.10 minimum wage target.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Carper to address Rehoboth-Dewey Chamber at April 22 meeting
The Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce has scheduled a joint General Membership and Green Forcer Meeting for Tuesday, April 22, in celebration of Earth Day.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
National Defense Expert to Lead New Cybersecurity Initiative at UD
The new University of Delaware Cybersecurity Initiative , with a special emphasis on issues facing corporate America, has named a leading national expert as the founding director.