As budget talks continue, income tax hike proposed

Delaware State News · June 14, 2017 · Matt Bittle DOVER — Saying they want to further discussions about raising revenue, top Democratic lawmakers are circulating a bill that would raise income taxes on Delawareans and create a new top bracket of greater than $150,000. The not-yet-filed bill would increase taxes between .15 and .4 percent for […]

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Higher income tax a top priority for Gov. Carney, Dems

Delaware Public Media · June 14, 2017 · James Dawson Delaware’s top earners could shell out a little bit more tax money come next year should state Democrats have their way. Leaders on the left in both the House and Senate are largely embracing Gov. John Carney’s (D) plan to hike the personal income tax across […]

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Delaware Democrats push higher income tax bracket

The News Journal · June 14, 2017 · Matthew Albright Democratic leaders in the General Assembly have released a blueprint for raising Delawareans’ personal income taxes, including a new, higher top tax bracket that would charge the wealthiest residents more. They say raising the income tax is key to fixing the state’s $400 million budget […]

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Letter: Tighten LLC screenings

The News Journal · June 14, 2017 · Letter to the Editor · Nick Waslieski The Delaware Coalition for Open Government (DelCOG) is urging members of the House Judiciary Committee to support House Bill 57, sponsored by Rep. John Kowalko, Rep. Kim Williams, and Sen Bruce Ennis. If signed into law by the governor, HB 57 will […]

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Newark City Council opposes Coastal Zone Act bill

The News Journal · June 13, 2017 · Scott Goss Newark City Council has joined a growing list of groups calling on the General Assembly to table a bill that seeks to attract new heavy industrial to the state by undoing part of Delaware’s Coastal Zone Act. While no formal vote was taken, four of Newark’s […]

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Death & Taxes: Death to Delaware’s Estate Tax?

Bloomberg BNA · June 13, 2017 · Jerry Gianakis Delaware has become the latest state to try putting its estate tax on the chopping block. On May 18, the state’s House of Representatives passed H.B. 16, a bill that would repeal the tax effective Dec. 31, 2017. This measure looks to be in line with […]

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Delaware Coalition for Open Government urges support for HB 57

Dover Post · June 13, 2017 · Opinion · Delaware Coalition for Open Government The Delaware Coalition for Open Government is urging members of the House Judiciary Committee to support House Bill 57, sponsored by Reps. John Kowalko and Kim Williams and Sen. Bruce Ennis, and to refer the bill to the full House of Representatives for […]

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Delaware Coastal Zone bill voted out of House commitee

The News Journal · June 7, 2017 · Scott Gross A controversial proposal to amend Delaware’s landmark environmental protection law for the first time in its nearly 50-year history cleared a major hurdle Wednesday. The House Natural Resources Committee voted 9-1 to advance the measure following a two-and-a-half hour hearing. About 40 people testified during public comment […]

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