Introducing DSCC's Kent & Sussex Counties Advisory Committees

Introducing DSCC’s Kent & Sussex Counties Advisory Committees

by James DeChene As part of the State Chamber’s Strategic Plan, created by staff and the Board of Directors last year, one of the initiatives…

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Gov. Carney's First Executive Order

Gov. Carney’s First Executive Order

by James DeChene Following the inauguration this week of Governor Carney and Lt. Governor Hall-Long, two items of interest to the State Chamber were unveiled….

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Other States Facing Similar Budget Woes as Delaware

Other States Facing Similar Budget Woes as Delaware

by James DeChene The Wall Street Journal reported this week that at Connecticut Governor Dan Malloy’s state of the state address, he called on state…

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Kudos for Potential Port Expansion Purchase

Kudos for Potential Port Expansion Purchase

by James DeChene Last week news broke that the Diamond State Port Corporation has agreed to purchase the Edge Moor facility from Chemours in an effort…

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Well… That Happened. Now What?

Well… That Happened. Now What?

by James DeChene The impact of the 2016 Election Day results will continue to resonate for the remainder of the year. Above and beyond the…

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Election Fatigue Almost Over

Election Fatigue Almost Over

By James DeChene On November 8th, Delawareans will head to the polls to choose candidates who will face big issues in 2017, both in Congress…

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State Budget Process Underway, Difficult Decisions Ahead

State Budget Process Underway, Difficult Decisions Ahead

by James DeChene In the last week, I’ve heard two presentations from the Office of Management and Budget on how they’re starting to put together…

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Governor Castle Addresses Chamber Leadership Series

Governor Castle Addresses Chamber Leadership Series

by James DeChene This week, former Governor Mike Castle was the speaker at the Chamber’s Leadership series. He spoke on a variety issues, but focused…

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Proposed IRS Changes to Gift Transfers Could be Costly for Family-Owned Businesses

Proposed IRS Changes to Gift Transfers Could be Costly for Family-Owned Businesses

by James DeChene Recently, the Internal Revenue Service proposed new estate tax regulations that would make transferring interests in family-owned businesses more onerous and costly…

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States and Business Groups Sue Over Pending Overtime Rules

States and Business Groups Sue Over Pending Overtime Rules

by James DeChene This week, 21 states and over 50 business groups, including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the National Association of Manufacturers and the…

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