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The one U.S. House member from Delaware makes $174,000 annually

The single U.S. House of Representatives member representing Delaware draws an annual salary of $174,000, according to the Congressional Research Service.

Delaware 4-year university tuitions jumped 48% over 15 years

Delaware four-year public university tuition and fees went from $8,980 in 2004-05 to $13,292 in 2019-20, the 32nd largest increase among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, the College Board said in a new report.

Delaware legislators make base salary of $46,291 per year

State lawmakers in Delaware now draw a base salary of $46,291 per year, in addition to travel outlays of 40 cents per mile, according to a recent study by the National Conference of State Legislatures.

Delaware community college tuitions jumped 44.9% over 15 years

Delaware two-year college tuition and fees at public institutions went from $3,398 in 2004-05 to $4,925 in 2019-20, the 23rd largest increase among 49 states studied, the College Board said in a new report.

Delaware governor makes annual salary of $171,000

The governor of Delaware now draws a yearly salary of $171,000, the 12th highest salary among the governors of the 50 states, according to recently reported financial data and media reports.

NEA estimates Delaware K-12 schools spent $2.2 billion in 2018-19

Public schools in Delaware spent an estimated $2.2 billion during the 2018-19 academic year, a 1.9 percent increase in expenditures over the previous year, according to a National Education Association report.

Delaware children in foster care numbered 719 last year

The number of youths in foster care in Delaware at the end of fiscal year 2018 stood at 719, an 8.6 percent decrease over the previous fiscal year, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

43 jurisdictions, not including Delaware, require sales tax collections for online purchases

Delaware is not among the jurisdictions where sales tax collections are required for out-of-state purchases in the wake of the South Dakota v. Wayfair Supreme Court decision last year, according to an analysis by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL).

Delaware K-12 schools paid out $14,881 per student in 2017-18, NEA reports

Public schools in Delaware spent $14,881 per student based on average daily attendance (ADA) figures, the 17th highest expenditure level among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to a National Education Association report.

8.1% of Delaware residents live in poverty, Census Bureau finds

Delaware residents living below the poverty line in 2017-18 made up 8.1 percent of the state’s population, the fourth lowest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to new Census Bureau data.

Delaware offers 32 incentives for energy efficiencies, renewables

Policies and incentives promoting renewable energy and energy efficiency in Delaware number 32, the eighth lowest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to data analyzed in a federally funded database.

Delaware schools get 32.4% of their funds from local taxes, NEA reports

More than 32 percent of Delaware public education funding comes from local tax revenues, the 13th lowest level among the 50 states, according to data from the National Education Association.

2nd-quarter state tax collections in Delaware reach $1.6 billion, Census Bureau reports

State tax revenues in Delaware amount to $1.6 billion in the second quarter of 2019, the ninth lowest tally among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

2017-18 teacher pay in Delaware averaged $61,795

Teachers’ salaries in Delaware averaged $61,795 for the 2017-2018 school year, the 14th highest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to data analyzed by the National Education Association (NEA).

1st-quarter state tax collections in Delaware reach $1.2 billion, Census Bureau reports

State tax revenues in Delaware amount to $1.2 billion in the first quarter of 2019, the 11th lowest tally among the 50 states and Washington, D.C., according to newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Delaware’s public pensions are 78.5 percent government funded

Taxpayer contributions to Delaware’s public pension funds in 2018 amounted to 78.5 percent of the total, the 14th highest ratio among the 50 states, according to newly released data by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Total state tax collections in Delaware reach $3.6 billion, Census Bureau reports

State tax revenues in Delaware amount to $3.6 billion, the ninth lowest tally among the 50 states, according to newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

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