COMMENTARY: One public-private partnership that’s going according to plan

In 2012, I and several other Kent County legislators advocated for a state appropriation to completely rebuild North Street in downtown Dover between Governors Avenue and South State Street. The initiative was originally conceived by the Downtown Dover Partnership, which led the way in moving it to fruition. With the backing of the General Assembly’s […]

MINIMUM WAGE DEBATE: Enacting Senate Bill 39 is ‘too much, too soon’

Sen. Brian Bushweller

Several constituents have asked why I voted “not voting” on SB 39, the minimum wage bill recently passed by the Senate. I would like to explain my vote. SB 39 passed the Senate by a vote of 11 yes, 8 no, 1 not voting and 1 absent. I was the one who voted “not voting.” […]