News for Dover DE - AmericanTowns.com AmericanTowns is a virtual "town square", connecting you to all the events and news happening in Dover Delaware. Whether it's town issues and community activism, or school calendars and sports schedules, AmericanTowns delivers the information faster and helps you use it better. en-us 30 https://www.americantowns.com/dover-de News for Dover DE - AmericanTowns.com 144 69 https://www.americantowns.com/dover-de https://www.americantowns.com/images/atn_rss_logo.gif Mon, 05 Dec 2022 18:25:44 -0600 Carper Votes to Avoid a National Rail Shutdown, Provide Workers Paid Sick Leave WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Tom Carper (D-Del.) today voted in favor of legislation to adopt the Tentative Agreement reached between unions https://www.americantowns.com/news/carper-votes-to-avoid-a-national-rail-shutdown-provide-workers-paid-sick-leave-31499325-magnolia-de.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/carper-votes-to-avoid-a-national-rail-shutdown-provide-workers-paid-sick-leave-31499325-magnolia-de.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 FY2024 Delaware Division of the Arts Grant Applications for Arts And Community-Based Organizations and Schools Now Open Wilmington, Del. (December 2, 2022) – The Delaware Division of the Arts has opened its annual online application process for grants for arts https://www.americantowns.com/news/fy2024-delaware-division-of-the-arts-grant-applications-for-arts-and-communitybased-organizations-and-schools-now-open-31499543-wilmington-de.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/fy2024-delaware-division-of-the-arts-grant-applications-for-arts-and-communitybased-organizations-and-schools-now-open-31499543-wilmington-de.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Senator Coons applauds passage of the National Homeless Children and Youth Awareness Month resolution WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.) celebrated the passage of the bipartisan Senate resolution recognizing November 2022 as https://www.americantowns.com/news/senator-coons-applauds-passage-of-the-national-homeless-children-and-youth-awareness-month-resolution-31498348-lewes-de.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/senator-coons-applauds-passage-of-the-national-homeless-children-and-youth-awareness-month-resolution-31498348-lewes-de.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Senator Coons statement on proposed renewable fuels volumes WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.) released the following statement today after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced https://www.americantowns.com/news/senator-coons-statement-on-proposed-renewable-fuels-volumes-31498350-milford-de.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/senator-coons-statement-on-proposed-renewable-fuels-volumes-31498350-milford-de.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Carper Statement on EPA's Renewable Fuel Standard Proposal WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Tom Carper (D-Del.), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW), today issued the https://www.americantowns.com/news/carper-statement-on-epas-renewable-fuel-standard-proposal-31499327-dagsboro-de.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/carper-statement-on-epas-renewable-fuel-standard-proposal-31499327-dagsboro-de.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Chairman Carper's Opening Remarks: Finance Trade Subcommittee Hearing on the Digital Economy WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Tom Carper (D-Del.) today held a hearing as Chairman of the Senate Finance Subcommittee on International https://www.americantowns.com/news/chairman-carpers-opening-remarks-finance-trade-subcommittee-hearing-on-the-digital-economy-31497591-hockessin-de.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/chairman-carpers-opening-remarks-finance-trade-subcommittee-hearing-on-the-digital-economy-31497591-hockessin-de.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Sen. Carper Statement on Historic Senate Passage of the Respect for Marriage Act  WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Tom Carper (D-Del.) today issued the below statement following the Senate passage of the Respect for https://www.americantowns.com/news/sen-carper-statement-on-historic-senate-passage-of-the-respect-for-marriage-act-31497593-georgetown-de.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/sen-carper-statement-on-historic-senate-passage-of-the-respect-for-marriage-act-31497593-georgetown-de.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Carper and Markey, Colleagues Urge USPS Leadership to Enhance Fleet Electrification Commitments WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senators Tom Carper (D-Del.), Chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee and senior member of the https://www.americantowns.com/news/carper-and-markey-colleagues-urge-usps-leadership-to-enhance-fleet-electrification-commitments-31495150-lewes-de.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/carper-and-markey-colleagues-urge-usps-leadership-to-enhance-fleet-electrification-commitments-31495150-lewes-de.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Senators Coons, Fischer introduce bipartisan legislation to boost law enforcement hiring and retention WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee and co-chair of the Senate Law Enforcement Caucus, https://www.americantowns.com/news/senators-coons-fischer-introduce-bipartisan-legislation-to-boost-law-enforcement-hiring-and-retention-31495152-seaford-de.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/senators-coons-fischer-introduce-bipartisan-legislation-to-boost-law-enforcement-hiring-and-retention-31495152-seaford-de.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Senator Coons statement on the Halifax International Security Forum HALIFAX, Nova Scotia – U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.) participated this weekend in a bipartisan congressional delegation to the Halifax https://www.americantowns.com/news/senator-coons-statement-on-the-halifax-international-security-forum-31495156-wilmington-de.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/senator-coons-statement-on-the-halifax-international-security-forum-31495156-wilmington-de.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Senators Coons, Wicker lead letter urging USDA to give farmers more time to comment on new rule with major impact for chicken industry WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Chris Coons (D-Del.) and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), co-chairs of the Senate Chicken https://www.americantowns.com/news/senators-coons-wicker-lead-letter-urging-usda-to-give-farmers-more-time-to-comment-on-new-rule-with-major-impact-for-chicken-industry-31492992-seaford-de.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/senators-coons-wicker-lead-letter-urging-usda-to-give-farmers-more-time-to-comment-on-new-rule-with-major-impact-for-chicken-industry-31492992-seaford-de.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Senator Carper Statement on Speaker Pelosi's Decision to Depart House Leadership WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Tom Carper (D-Del.) today issued the following statement on Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s announcement to step https://www.americantowns.com/news/senator-carper-statement-on-speaker-pelosis-decision-to-depart-house-leadership-31492982-middletown-de.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/senator-carper-statement-on-speaker-pelosis-decision-to-depart-house-leadership-31492982-middletown-de.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Senator Coons releases video statement commemorating Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Day WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.) released a video statement in commemoration of Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Day today, November https://www.americantowns.com/news/senator-coons-releases-video-statement-commemorating-pancreatic-cancer-awareness-day-31492996-smyrna-de.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/senator-coons-releases-video-statement-commemorating-pancreatic-cancer-awareness-day-31492996-smyrna-de.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Delaware Celebrates One Year of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law WILMINGTON, Del. – This week, Governor John Carney, Lt. Governor Hall-Long, U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons, and Congresswoman Lisa https://www.americantowns.com/news/delaware-celebrates-one-year-of-the-bipartisan-infrastructure-law-31493658-wilmington-de.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/delaware-celebrates-one-year-of-the-bipartisan-infrastructure-law-31493658-wilmington-de.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Carper, Barrasso Introduce Legislation to Provide Greater Accessibility to Physical and Occupational Therapy Services for Underserved Americans WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senators Tom Carper (D-Del.), senior member of the Senate Finance Committee, and John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) today https://www.americantowns.com/news/carper-barrasso-introduce-legislation-to-provide-greater-accessibility-to-physical-and-occupational-therapy-services-for-underserved-americans-31492985-lewes-de.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/carper-barrasso-introduce-legislation-to-provide-greater-accessibility-to-physical-and-occupational-therapy-services-for-underserved-americans-31492985-lewes-de.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600