Speak Out: USMCA deal

The Senate overwhelmingly approved a new North American trade agreement Thursday that rewrites the rules of trade with Canada and Mexico and gives President Donald Trump a major policy win before senators turn their full attention to his impeachment trial. The vote was 89-10. The measure goes to Trump for his signature. It would replace […]

Speak Out: ‘Impartial justice’

The U.S. Senate opened the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump with quiet ceremony Thursday, senators standing at their desks to swear an oath of “impartial justice” as jurors on the president’s fate. House prosecutors recited the charges, and Chief Justice John Roberts presided in his black Supreme Court robe. The trial, only the third […]

Speak Out: Bicycles in Dover

Dover City Council members debated at length the usefulness of a subcommittee focused on bicycles and pedestrians after Councilman Matt Lindell sought to disband the group. He said members of Dover’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Subcommittee have been lobbying organizations and allegedly identifying themselves as representatives of the city of Dover. • Newsflash: Nobody in downtown […]

Speak Out: Minimum wage debate

Readers reacted to a recent commentary by members of the Caesar Rodney Institute, headlined “Minimum wage hike would burden Delaware businesses.” • Leftist thinking is detrimental to the health of the economy. They don’t seem to understand the ramifications of this. Layoffs, business failures and a high cost of living for everyone else. — Mark […]

Speak Out: Sussex GOP’s Jordan ousted

A Sussex County Republican committee has voted to remove its vice chairwoman after she made comments criticized by some as anti-Semitic. The Sussex County GOP expressed no confidence in Nelly Jordan by just two votes during an hourslong discussion on Monday, news outlets reported. The committee will fill Jordan’s position temporarily until the next election […]