Current Legislative News

Current Legislative News

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The 38th District Republican Club is proud to support our local state elected officials, Senator Gerald Hocker and Representative Ronald Gray

 

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November 19, 2021

  • Indian Mission School Marker Dedication

  • Eligible Disabled Veterans May Now Apply for School Property Tax Credit

  • DNREC’s Low-Digit Surf Fishing Tag Auction Starts Nov. 22

 

October 27, 2021

  • Clarification from DOE

  • Senate Redistricting Hearings

  • Railroad Maintenance Will Require Closure of Lazy Lagoon Road

  • Railroad Maintenance Will Require Closure of McCabe Road

 

October 15, 2021

  • Constituent Coffee – Thank you!

  • Senate Redistricting Hearings

  • Delaware Announces Community Investment Recovery Fund for Delaware Nonprofits

  • Portion of Central Avenue to be Closed for Subdivision Entrance Improvements

 

September 17, 2021

  • Constituent Coffee

  • Broadband Internet Expansion Survey

  • Grant-in-Aid Application Process Now Open

 

August 10, 2021

  • Governor Carney Announced Mask Requirements for K-12 Schools

 

July 22, 2021

  • Information Session for White Creek Dredging Project to be Held on July 28

  • Delaware Has Preserved 143,000 Acres of Farmland After 25th Round

  • Division of Small Business Announces Market Pressure Relief Fund Available for State Contractors

  • Postpartum Food Box Expansion

 

July 7, 2021

  • Senate Recap 

  • DEMA Encourages Preparations for Tropical Storm Elsa

  • High Friction Surface Treatment Will Require Portion of Gum Road to Be Closed

 

 

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November 8, 2021

  • UPDATE FROM DHSS: DNREC, DPH announce Bethany Crest water system’s finished water is safe for drinking and cooking

  • A mobile food pantry will be held on November 15th at Crossroad Community Church in Georgetown

  • Scam Alert from DelDOT and DMV

  • DelDOT Traffic REMINDER: Installation of a water line will require a portion of Delaware Avenue to be closed

 

November 3, 2021

  • DelDOT Traffic Alert: Installation of a water line will require a portion of Delaware Avenue to be closed

  • DelDOT Traffic REMINDER: McCabe Road to close for railroad maintenance

  • DelDOT Traffic REMINDER: Railroad maintenance will require the closure of Lazy Lagoon Road

  • DART will be offering FREE rides to Veterans in recognition of Veterans Day (November 11th)

  • A local organization seeks volunteers to help older citizens live independently

  • Caroling on The Circle in Georgetown will take place outdoors on December 6th; The annual “Pack the Pod” food drive is also underway

  • A Fall Clothing Drive is underway until November 30th at the Georgetown Public Library

 

October 26, 2021

  • DelDOT Traffic Alert: McCabe Road to close for railroad maintenance

  • DART’s 24th Annual “Stuff The Bus” Thanksgiving Food Drive takes place November 8-13

  • DelDOT Traffic Alert: Railroad maintenance will require the closure of Lazy Lagoon Road

  • News from DNREC: Motorists urged to watch out for deer crossing roadways; Onset of peak deer activity calls for vigilance at dawn, dusk, and night

  • REMINDER: Selbyville Police and Selbyville Fire Company are teaming up to host a Trunk-or-Treat event on Saturday (October 30th)

 

October 23, 2021

  • IMPORTANT News from DPH: Residents of small Sussex community advised not to drink water during evaluation of contaminant near advisory level

 

October 21, 2021

  • Following one of the deadliest weeks on Delaware roads, DelDOT urges motorists and pedestrians to use extra caution

  • News from DNREC: Rosedale Beach boat ramp to close temporarily for repairs

  • Selbyville Police and Selbyville Fire Company are teaming up to host a Trunk-or-Treat event on Saturday, October 30th

  • National Drug Take Back Day will be held on Saturday (October 23rd)

  • A FREE Recycling & Paper Shredding Event will take place on Saturday (October 23rd) at Long Neck Elementary

  • The Food Bank of Delaware announces opportunities for virtual and in-person food drives in advance of Thanksgiving

 

October 14, 2021

  • The redistricting process in the Delaware General Assembly is now underway

  • Safely dispose of old prescription medicines as part of National Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, October 23rd

  • The 2021 Report on State Planning Issues is released

  • Community Investment Recovery Fund is announced for Delaware nonprofits

  • A mobile food pantry will be held on Monday (October 18th) in Georgetown

 

October 1, 2021

  • DelDOT Traffic Alert: Portion of Central Avenue to be closed for subdivision entrance improvements

  • Medicare Open Enrollment for prescription drug plans to begin on October 15th

  • The DEA issues a “ONE PILL CAN KILL” Public Safety Alert

  • Wings & Wheels 2021 will be held TOMORROW (October 2nd) in Georgetown

  • Get ready for Apple Scrapple in Bridgeville October 8-9

 

September 20, 2021

  • JOIN US FOR COFFEE & DISCUSSION

  • Join Us for an EDGE Grants Education Application Webinar!

 

September 16, 2021

  • Delaware State Police Troop 4 to host a Community Cafe on Monday (September 20th)

  • News from Sussex County: Sussex County announces community meetings as reassessment process begins

  • A Constitution Day Celebration is set for TOMORROW (September 17th) in Georgetown

  • News from DelDOT: DMV announces the Toll Amnesty Program

  • Friendly reminder about the Delaware rules of the road as they relate to school buses

 

September 8, 2021

  • A mobile food pantry will take place on Monday (September 13th) at Crossroad Community Church in Georgetown

  • News from DPH: The Division of Public Health announces the first human case of West Nile Virus in Delaware since 2018 is reported

  • Applications are being accepted until September 12th for participation in the Department of Correction Citizens Academy in Sussex County

  • News from the Division of Small Business: EDGE Grants competition reopens to benefit promising early-stage Delaware small businesses

  • The Food Bank of Delaware has a number of job opportunities; Click on the photo for more information

  • Help take a stand against domestic violence through the Turn the World Purple effort on October 16th

  • REMINDER: A FREE Recycling & Paper Shredding Event will be held on September 25th at Indian River High School

 

August 30, 2021

  • In recognition of the 20th Anniversary of the terrorist attacks on our nation, you are invited to participate in a Virtual 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony on September 8th

  • An “Ask the Pediatricians” LIVE Town Hall event will be held TOMORROW (August 31st) to answer parents’ questions about COVID-related issues

  • A FREE Recycling & Paper Shredding Event will be held on September 25th at Indian River High School

  • The Town of Bethany Beach’s Movie on the Bandstand will feature “What About Bob” on Friday (September 3rd) at dusk

  • Bethany Beach Sports Weekend will be held September 18-19

  • The Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce will sponsor the 43rd Annual Bethany Beach Boardwalk Arts Festival on September 11th

  • Family Night Out at The Millville Boardwalk is set for September 22nd

 

August 20, 2021

  • CORRECTION to CITIZEN SURVEY: Tell Ron what you think about Delaware’s COVID-19 policies

  • DelDOT Quarterly Update for projects impacting the 38th District

 

August 18, 2021

  • CITIZEN SURVEY: Tell Ron what you think about Delaware’s COVID-19 policies

  • Two events featuring the Bookmobile/Vaccine Clinic will take place in the area on Friday (August 20th)

  • Information Sessions are announced for the next Delaware National Guard Youth ChalleNGe class

  • News from Sussex County: Sussex County has begun issuing annual property tax bills

  • Mark your calendar for the Nanticoke Indian Powwow September 10-12 in Milton 

 

August 3, 2021

  • DelDOT Traffic Alert: Gum Road to close overnight TONIGHT (August 3rd) for High Friction Surface Treatment

  • News from DOI – CONSUMER ALERT: Philips CPAP, BiPAP, mechanical ventilators recalled

  • The Town of Ocean View is recognized for having an outstanding Comprehensive Plan

 

July 23, 2021

  • Sussex County Council to hold a public hearing on Tuesday (July 27th) concerning the proposed hotel development on Route 54 in Fenwick Island

  • DNREC REMINDER: Virtual information session for White Creek Dredging Project to be held on Wednesday (July 28th)

 

July 22, 2021

  • News from DNREC: Virtual information session for White Creek Dredging Project to be held on Wednesday (July 28th)

  • Ron helps to dedicate the newly-renovated Vanderwende-Evans Sussex Conservation Center

  • Between now and August 30th, Delaware State Police are collecting school supplies for their “Operation Troopers Have Your BACKpack” effort

  • Hunger Relief Day at the Delaware State Fair in Harrington will be held on Monday (July 26th)

 

July 14, 2021

  • DelDOT Traffic REMINDER: High Friction Surface Treatment will require a portion of Gum Road to be closed overnight TONIGHT (July 14th)

  • A FREE event – to include a bookmobile and vaccine clinic – will take place on July 22nd at Delaware Botanic Gardens

 

July 12, 2021

  • DelDOT Traffic Alert: High Friction Surface Treatment will require a portion of Gum Road to be closed

  • News from DHSS: Despite end of State of Emergency, DHSS Guidance for Visitation at Delaware’s long-term care facilities will continue

  • DelDOT Traffic Alert: Nighttime shoulder closures for striping on Route 26 this week

  • Delaware State Police are collecting donations for “Operation Troopers Have Your BACKpack”

  • News from DMV: Operational changes coming to the Division of Motor Vehicles

  • News from the Department of Agriculture: Deadly poison hemlock and spotted water hemlock found in Delaware

  • Delaware’s Contractor Registry is now state law

 

June 30, 2021

  • A mobile food pantry will take place on Tuesday (July 6th) at Crossroad Community Church in Georgetown

  • PHOTO HIGHLIGHTS: Ron proudly served as a sponsor of the 64th Annual Old Timer’s Day Classic Car Show & Family Festival in Selbyville earlier this month

  • The 287th Army Band will perform on Sunday evening (July 4th) at the Bethany Beach Bandstand

  • The Town of Ocean View’s last movie of the summer – GREASE – will be shown TONIGHT (June 30th) at John West Park; Be sure to bring a chair

 

 

June 21, 2021

  • Applications for student membership on the Delaware State Board of Education are due by July 2nd

  • “Movie on the Beach” to take place TONIGHT (June 21st) in Bethany Beach

  • The Bethany Beach Firecracker 5k Run/Walk to take place on July 3rd

 

 

June 10, 2021

  • Proposed hotel development on Route 54 in Fenwick Island to be considered TODAY (June 10th) at 5:00 p.m. by the Sussex County Planning & Zoning Commission

  • News from DNREC: Free Webinar on June 29 features Coastal Restoration Toolkit

  • “Welcome to Medicare: 2021” virtual sessions to be held on Monday (June 14th)

  • Ron joins many of his colleagues as the full House returns for an in-person legislative session

 

 

 

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