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Delaware Senate Approves $10.25 Minimum Wage

“We have a lot of people taking votes and making votes who have never had to look at a payroll,” said Sen. Dave Lawson, R-Marydel. “We should not continue to set upon the entrepreneur and the businesses that provide jobs in this state. You’re running them out of the state.”

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Lawson: State Not Tough Enough On Crime

“And this is the issue. And until we get the prosecution and these people put away, we would continue to put our cops’ lives in danger, we will continue to put our people in Wilmington in danger. This is not a police function, this is a prosecutor function and it is failing miserably.”

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Budget Debate Will Center On Health Care and Schools

“It’s going to be a hard sell. It’s going to require some real hard decisions, and it’s going to take some real backbone to do it,” said Sen. Dave Lawson, R-Marydel, who sits on the Joint Finance Committee. “But absolutely we have to do something. And I think his health savings account plan is a good start.”

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