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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - Tom Carper
The data breach at Target Corp. that exposed millions of credit card numbers has focused attention on the patchwork of state consumer notification laws and renewed a push for a single national standard.
Sen. Tom Carper of Delaware will chair the Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee of the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works.
Delaware's new chief justice has officially taken over the reigns as head of the state's judiciary.
Congress voted Wednesday to restore full cost-of-living pension increases for younger military retirees, completing a bipartisan capitulation to veterans groups that rose up against a modest cut when it was enacted less than two months ago.
The state Senate on Wednesday unanimously confirmed Leo Strine Jr., the head of Delaware's Court of Chancery, to be the state's new chief justice.
U.S. Sen. Tom Carper is joining University of Delaware officials in celebrating the achievements of a UD professor who recently won a presidential "green chemistry" award.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware's congressional delegation says the federal government is providing more money to the state to try to boost enrollment in its new health insurance exchange.
The Senate agreed Tuesday to begin debating a broad plan to put the flailing U.S. Postal Service on firmer financial footing but limit the postmaster general's own proposal to close post offices and cut Saturday delivery service.
President Obama is asking Congress to raise taxes on job creators to pay for his "jobs" bill. On Monday, Mr. Obama said the Joint Select Committee for Deficit Reduction should find another $450 billion in deficit reduction (i.e., tax hikes) to bankroll his American Jobs Act, further impoverishing the nation while doing nothing to alleviate the 9.1 percent unemployment rate.
A once wealthy and politically connected Delaware attorney serving life in prison for killing his mistress who worked in the governor's office has been found dead in his prison cell.
"There's no agreement in the private sector among the major players about what their responsibilities are, and that makes it more difficult for us in the Congress to end up on the same page," said Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del., chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs committee, in an interview.
Carper said he's hoping for a solution, because the "alternative is a patchwork quilt that is a nightmare."