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DE Auditor: Legalizing pot could generate $43M in tax revenue

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A report from Delaware's state auditor said that legalizing and taxing marijuana could bring in $43 million a year in revenue. The News Journal reports that the estimate was released Monday by Auditor Kathy McGuiness. The report estimates that 13% of adults in Delaware would use marijuana. That's based on data from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. The report assumes that there would […]

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Delaware to launch registration for seniors to get vaccine

DOVER, Del. (AP) — State officials in Delaware say they will launch an online registration system that will allow seniors to schedule an appointment to receive the coronavirus vaccine. The Delaware State News reports that the registration system is expected to launch on Wednesday morning. It will be for people 65 and older to sign up for the vaccine by appointment at drive-thru clinics. Registration is available at de.gov/covidvaccine. The […]

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DE Lawmaker wants task force to study COVID-19 in prisons

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A state lawmaker in Delaware said he plans to introduce a measure that would establish a task force to study how prison officials are handling the coronavirus pandemic. The Delaware State News reports that Rep. Sean Lynn hopes the measure will alleviate complaints and concerns he's received over the past 10 months. Lynn shared emails from attorney Steve Hampton who has represented inmates before. Hampton's emails […]

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