Delaware legislature special

Governor Jack Markell of Delaware has begun his second term. As he takes the oath of office the Delaware legislature will tackle continuing issues like the economy and gun control. In our First Extra we talk to the legislative leaders responsible for those decisions.

In the legislative leaders section we hear from:

Sen. Harris McDowell(D) Wilmington 

Rep. Pete SchwartzkopfHouse Speaker

Rep. Dan ShortHouse Minority Leader

Sen. Gary Simpson(R) Milford

In our new faces segment we hear from:

Sen. Ernie Lopez(R) Rehoboth

Rep. Bryan Townsend(D) Bear

Rep. Tim Dukes(R) 40th District

Rep. Charles Paradee(D) Clayton

And finally, Senator Greg Lavelle talks about changes places from the state house to the state senate.

Want a digest of WHYY’s programs, events & stories? Sign up for our weekly newsletter.

Help us get to 100% of our membership goal to support the reporters covering our region, the producers bringing you great local programs and the educators who teach all our children.