Progressive Taxation Policy — Beneficial to All

March 14, 2017 There are many common misperceptions of what constitutes “progressive taxation,” and I feel I should take a moment to detail and define the concept and value of this policy. The progressive taxation approach is to create higher tax brackets for those with higher incomes—for example, a minimally higher 0.5% on earnings over […]

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Report Released on Health Care for Delawareans

Health Care for America Now! A Cost Too High: The Financial Harm of the Republican Plan to Eliminate Health Care February 2017 Since December, the Republicans leading Congress have proposed nothing but reckless plans when it comes to health care. We all know that there’s a lot of room for improvement in our health care system, […]

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Economic Policy or Unconditional Surrender?

December 18, 2016 “AstraZeneca Cutting Jobs” is the front page headline in the December 9th issue of The News Journal. That chilling announcement should be cause for alarm among all taxpayers and working families in Delaware. The reality check that should be paramount in the minds of all legislators is the direction that Delaware’s economy […]

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Opportunities Lost

March 20, 2016 Within a total of 14 calendar days, SB 200, the “Commitment to Innovation Act,” was rushed through committees, voted on by both chambers (under a suspension of House rules), and signed by the Governor. This latest corporate giveaway will be funded by you the taxpayer and is the latest display of an […]

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Off-Shore Wind Project Comes to Delaware

In my capacity as a member of the Delaware General Assembly, I spent nearly the entire 2008 legislative session advocating for the signing of the Power Purchase Agreement between Bluewater Wind, LLC and Delmarva Power and Light Company. This agreement would allow for the construction of the first off-shore wind generation facility in America. In […]

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