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Outbound cigarette smuggling rate in Delaware estimated at 40.6%

The outflow of smuggled cigarettes in Delaware is 40.6 percent, according to a new study from the Tax Foundation that examines the relationship between cigarette taxes and smuggling.

Delaware ranks 36th best in new economic outlook analysis

Delaware finished 36th in a study by the website Rich States, Poor States that examined the 50 states’ economic outlooks based on 15 weighted policy measures.

Delaware ranks worst on corporate tax study

Delaware finished 50th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining how well states have structured their corporate income tax systems in 2020.

Delaware not among the 36 states with major tax changes in 2020

Delaware was not included in a new analysis from the Tax Foundation identifying 36 states that have major changes to their tax codes taking effect this year.

Delaware job growth this year projected at 0.7%

Job growth in Delaware is expected to reach 0.7 percent by the end of 2020, down from the state's 2019 job growth of 1 percent, according to a new study by Kiplinger that assessed state economic outlooks.

Delaware has adequate funds to weather moderate recession

Delaware would have adequate revenues to manage a moderate economic downturn without raising taxes or cutting services, according to a new analysis from Moody’s Analytics.

Delaware ranks 11th in annual tax climate ranking

Delaware finished 11th in a new study by the Tax Foundation showing which states are best at structuring their tax systems

College president is highest-paid public employee in Delaware

Mark T. Brainard, president of Delaware Technical Community College, earned $245,955 in 2018, making Brainard the highest-paid public employee in Delaware last year, according to a ranking by the website GOBankingRates.

Funding for arts agencies in Delaware to reach $3.3 million in FY2020

Legislative appropriations for Delaware arts agencies are projected to reach $3.3 million for fiscal year 2020, which equates to $3.43 per capita in the state, according to a report from the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA).

Delaware levies a total tax on lodging of 8%

Hotel room bills in Delaware tack on a total state lodging tax of 8 percent, the 13th highest lodging tax rate in the nation, according to a study by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL).

472 borrowers in Delaware filed for student loan forgiveness in 2nd quarter

Borrowers in Delaware who sought forgiveness of their student loans in the second quarter of 2019 numbered 472, according to a new state-by-state analysis by the U.S. Department of Education.

$188.4 million in federal research dollars flowed to Delaware in FY 2018

Federal agency research dollars going to Delaware totaled $188.4 million in fiscal year 2018, according to a new analysis by the Research!America alliance.

4-year colleges in Delaware now charge $13,292 in tuition and fees

Delaware four-year public universities now charge students annual in-state tuition and fees averaging $13,292, the 10th highest amount among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, the College Board said in a new report.

Delaware received nearly $85,000 in public broadcasting funds last year

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting allocated $84,951 in fiscal-year 2018 to support public television and radio in Delaware, the lowest amount among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, CPB reported.

Delaware 2-year college students pay $4,850 in tuition and fees

Delaware two-year colleges charged students $4,850 in tuition and fees during the 2018-19 academic year, the 36th lowest cost among 49 states examined, the College Board said in a new report.

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.

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