Delaware Legislature Adjourns Sine Die after All-Night Fight - State and Federal Communications

July 2, 2018  •  

Delaware Legislature Adjourns Sine Die after All-Night Fight

An unanticipated, overnight fight over a minimum wage hike prolonged the adjournment of Delaware’s Legislature until after 8 a.m. Sunday.

The $816.3 million bond bill passed along mostly party lines after a compromise had been reached that will allow workers under age 18 to be paid up to 50 cents below the minimum wage.

Other notable bills that passed include a $16.8 million tax decrease for casinos and $500 bonuses for current state employees and pensioners.

The next two-year session will convene in January.

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