Electoral College’s future shaky after Trump win

Delaware Public Media · December 16, 2016 · James Dawson For many, President-elect Donald Drumpf’s Electoral College victory conjures up visions of hanging chads and hurt feelings from the 2000 presidential election. In that race, Al Gore won the popular vote by about half a million people, but George W. Bush narrowly squeaked into the […]

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Town hall meeting for gun legislation held in Newark

The News Journal · December 13, 2016 · Alonzo Small The Delaware Coalition Against Gun Violence hosted a town hall meeting Tuesday in Newark to review the state’s gun violence legislation that has passed in the last couple of years. Sen. Bryan Townsend, Rep. Paul Baumbach, Rep. John Kowalko and Rep. Ed Osienski appeared before […]

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Kowalko and Osienski retain state house seats

The News Journal · November 9, 2016 · Grace McKenna Three Newark-area state representatives — Republican Michael Ramone and Democrats Ed Osienski and John Kowalko — retained their seats with ease on Tuesday. In District 21, Ramone won a fifth term with 82 percent of the vote, compared to Green Party candidate David McCorquodale’s 18 percent. “The […]

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The truth behind Bloom’s sweet deal

The News Journal · October 29, 2016 · Jeff Mordock & Molly Murray Over the last four years, Delawareans have paid nearly $130 million in energy surcharges – a benefit used to attract fuel cell company Bloom Energy to the state five years ago in exchange for a promise of 900 new jobs. Counting the surcharge alone, […]

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Letter: Robscott should back Kowalko

The News Journal · October 21, 2016 · Letter to the Editor · Elizabeth Lee Roberts The upcoming election is an important one for Delaware and our Robscott Manor community. I ask that you support the re-election of Delaware State Representative John Kowalko. I’ve known John for a dozen years now and have the utmost respect and appreciation […]

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Letter: Kowalko listens, takes action

The News Journal · October 20, 2016 · Letter to the Editor · Karen, Jack and Ben Bashkow We ask for your support of John Kowalko for state representative. John has served many years to help make Delaware a better place. I initially met John when he was running for his first term. John was canvassing our neighborhood […]

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Kowalko: Delaware’s image – What lies beneath the shadows

The News Journal · September 19, 2016 · Delaware Voice · John Kowalko Delaware is a pro-business state. It is relatively simple to form a company. We have no corporate income tax, and we even have special courts to handle corporate disputes. These courts have provided for an unmatched experience and understanding of the issues involved in commercial […]

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John Kowalko’s Vision For Delaware

First State Update · August 18, 2016 First State Update recently asked Delaware State Representative John Kowalko to share his vison for Delaware’s future. Here’s what he told us: “My vision for Delaware’s future hinges on a sea change in attitude by elected officials and government agencies regarding open and transparent government. The current system, […]

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Delaware LLC involved in international bribery scheme

The News Journal · August 1, 2016 · Karl Baker A Chilean airline will pay two U.S. federal agencies $22 million in penalties for bribing union bosses in Argentina with the help of a Delaware company, authorities announced in a plea bargain last week. In 2006, LAN Airlines paid $1.15 million to “labor union officials in exchange for the union agreeing to accept lower wages,” a statement from the U.S. Department of Justice said. In order to […]

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