Month: June 2015

RANDALL CHASE, Associated Press DOVER, Del. (AP) — The state House has approved a revised bill allowing school students to opt out of state standardized testing. The bill passed Tuesday after lawmakers rescinded a vote just minutes earlier defeating the measure. The original legislation allowed parents to have children skip annual state assessments without repercussions.…

Recent indicators suggest that the U.S. is experiencing a moderate rebound in economic growth in the current quarter following a temporary drop in activity in the first quarter, according to Fannie Mae’s Economic & Strategic Research Group. The strong U.S. dollar and challenges in the oil and gas industry will likely produce some headwinds in…

On Monday,  U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.) hosted U.S. Export-Import Bank Chairman and President Fred Hochberg in Delaware to highlight the critical role the bank plays in supporting Delaware manufacturers exporting products to developing markets by filling gaps in private export financing. EXIM supported $317 million in exports from Delaware, and is set to expire…