Senator Harris B. McDowell III and Senator Dave Sokola co-author a piece for Delaware State News on the importance of raising the minimum wage.

Earlier this year, I was proud to join my fellow Democrats in the General Assembly in leading the effort to boost investment in Delaware’s roads, bridges and highways. Soon, we will start seeing the real results of this action up and down the state, on major roads as well as local streets. Over the coming months and years, we can look forward to a safer transportation network, more good-paying, reliable middle-class jobs and the economic growth that’s been proven to accompany public investments in infrastructure.

Click this link to see the filed candidate list on the Delaware Department of Elections Website: 2016 Filed Candidates

Almost every day, I ride Amtrak between Wilmington and Washington, D.C., and each day out the window, I see the site of the old Chrysler plant in Newark. Each time I see it, I think about being there 15 years ago when I first ran for public office, introducing myself to thousands of hard-working employees.

By Senate President Pro Tem Patricia Blevins and Speaker of the House Pete Schwartzkopf

"This next year is an important one. We must come together to take a holistic view of our finances and put Delaware’s long-term fiscal health ahead of short-term political victories. Delaware has an impressive tradition of collaboration across party lines. If we can move forward in that spirit again, the sky is the limit for our great state."

When today’s college students choose a major, they’re making an important choice about their careers.

As parents and policymakers, we need to do everything we can to ensure they have the skills to thrive in the global marketplace, and right now there’s much more we can do to train young Delawareans for the good, 21st century manufacturing jobs of both today and tomorrow.

CLICK HERE to explore where your tax dollars would go and to see what percentage of the Federal budget is dedicated to different program areas under President Obama's proposed budget for 2016.