General Assembly departs on time with business complete

DOVER — Gov. John Carney signed the capital bond and grant-in-aid bills Monday around 1:30 a.m., allowing lawmakers and others in Legislative Hall to head home for a well-deserved rest.

The Senate unanimously passed the grant-in-aid bill at 1:01 and broke about 10 minutes later, marking the successful completion of the first leg of the 150th General Assembly.

Legislators will return again in January.

Staff writer Matt Bittle can be reached at 741-8250 or mbittle@newszap.com. Follow @MatthewCBittle on Twitter.

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