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  • Basha Silverman: CEO of Jewish Family Services of Delaware

    Basha Silverman grew up assuming she would one day take over her parent’s furniture business, but at 19, she went down a different path. Today, Silverman serves as CEO of Jewish Family Services of Delaware, a 122-year-old agency that provides therapeutic and support services to people in need, regardless of religion or other affiliations. As […]
  • Robert Brady: Chairman at Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor

    As a child, Robert Brady argued and debated so often that his mother would say he’d make a great lawyer. After more than 30 years at the second-largest law firm in Delaware, you could say Brady’s mother was right. Young Conaway is known as a leading bankruptcy, corporate counseling and litigation firm that draws local, […]
  • Carney signs bill to set minimum wage to $15 by 2025

    On Monday morning, amid the bustle of downtown Wilmington as cashiers, fast food cooks, dishwashers and other low-wage employees clocked in, Governor John Carney signed into law a bill that could have a profound impact on both those workers’ paychecks and their employers’ bottom lines. Under Senate Bill 15, Delaware employers will be required to […]
  • Clean Slate Act passes legislature with Chase support

    DOVER – A bill that would speed up the expungement process for certain crimes cleared the General Assembly in June and now heads to Gov. John Carney for his consideration. Backed by JPMorgan Chase and other large employers, the Clean Slate Act would streamline the record-clearing process by automating expungement for eligible misdemeanors and felonies, […]
  • 🔒 Many major bills left in legislative limbo after ‘21 session

    DOVER – From legalizing recreational marijuana to establishing a paid family and medical leave program, several bills that could greatly impact the private sector are still waiting for a vote after the 151st General Assembly wrapped up its first year on June 30. Legislators have until the end of June 2022 – when the current […]
  • Governor signs record $4.7B budget, extra spending

    DpOVER – Gov. John Carney signed into law June 30 a record-setting spending package that includes a $4.77 billion operating budget, a $1.3 billion capital bill and a $221 million one-time expenditures measure for Fiscal Year 2022, which begins July 1. “This has been an incredibly difficult year. We came out of a pandemic and […]
  • 🔒 Delaware legislature passes $4.7B budget, extra spending

    DOVER – The Delaware General Assembly has passed a $4.77 billion operating budget and a $221 million one-time expenditures measure for Fiscal Year 2022, sending both bills to Gov. John Carney, who is expected to sign them by June 30, the deadline to enact the annual state budget. The Fiscal Year 2022 operating budget outlined […]
  • 🔒 State lawmakers push for greater single-use plastics restrictions

    Delaware lawmakers are pushing to further restrict single-use plastics with two bills that would bar businesses from offering certain plastic items and make the state’s existing carryout plastic bag ban applicable to all stores, regardless of size. Democratic lawmakers expanded on Delaware’s carryout plastic bag ban with House Bill 212, which effectively prohibits all stores […]
  • 🔒 Bill to delay, study minimum wage hike rejected

    DOVER – A House committee on Tuesday killed a bill that would have delayed consideration on a $15 minimum wage hike in the 2021 legislative session. House Bill 147, sponsored by state Rep. Bryan Shupe (R-Milford), would have required the state to study the economic impact of increasing Delaware’s minimum wage over a five-year period. […]
  • Bill proposes Delaware paid leave insurance fund

    DOVER – Democratic lawmakers unveiled sweeping legislation on Wednesday that would require employers to provide up to 12 weeks of paid family and medical leave through a state-administered program. The Healthy Delaware Families Act would guarantee up to 12 weeks of paid leave for parents bonding with a new child, patients seeking medical care, family […]

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