Del. legislative session postponed next week

DOVER, Del. – House Speaker Pete Schwartzkopf and Senate President Pro Tempore David McBride announced on Thursday that the Delaware General Assembly is postponing next week’s legislative session.

We’re told the legislature was scheduled to return from its break for Joint Finance Committee hearings on March 17th, but with the spread of the coronavirus, it has been postponed until March 24th.

Effective Friday, Legislative Hall will be closed to the public, meaning there will be no tours and any meetings scheduled with also be postponed.

Officials say they will re-evaluate when to return to session on a weekly basis.

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