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Join Ruth for her next constiutent coffee gathering on Saturday, March 25th;

Date: March 19, 2017



March 17, 2017
Stop by the Georgetown Restaurant next Saturday morning, March 25th, for coffee & conversation
Rep. Briggs King sponsors legislation encouraging all Delaware departments to consider the visually-impaired when developing electronic information
The House yesterday passed a resolution that Rep. Briggs King is sponsoring to encourage all Delaware departments and agencies to consider citizens with visual impairments when developing or using electronic information and technology. (Also in photo: A visually-impaired advocate, accompanied by his seeing-eye dog, spoke in favor of the resolution.)
News from DNREC: The Division of Fish & Wildlife unveils interactive
shellfish aquaculture map for the Inland Bays
DOVER (March 16, 2017) - The Delaware Division of Fish & Wildlife's shellfish aquaculture program has posted an interactive online map (click here) that provides site-specific information helpful for selecting shellfish aquaculture lease locations in the Inland Bays. The map shows those areas covered by the recent Statewide Activity Approval (SAA) issued by DNREC's Wetlands and Subaqueous Lands Section, which facilitates the expedited processing of shellfish aquaculture lease applications.
The interactive map, which depicts prohibited and seasonally-closed shellfishing areas, allows users to gather information on shellfish aquaculture areas covered by the SAA, including location coordinates and which acres have been sampled and are eligible for leasing based on natural hard clam density. The map also will serve as a tool for identifying shellfish aquaculture acreage as it is leased in the future.
DNREC will initiate leasing of shellfish aquaculture acreage through an initial lottery and begin accepting aquaculture lease applications soon after the scheduled issuance later this month of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' new nationwide permit and regional conditions, which are anticipated to govern shellfish aquaculture in specific areas of the Inland Bays.
The House recognizes the 2017 Best Buddies Blue-Gold All-Star Basketball Game participants
Congratulations to all the high school students participating in tomorrow's 2017 Best Buddies Blue-Gold All-Star Basketball Game! Team members and coaching staff stopped by Legislative Hall yesterday to be recognized for their participation in an event focused on the inclusion of people with disabilities.
Make plans to attend the annual Spring Flower & Bake Sale in support of the Indian River Fire Company's Ladies Auxiliary
State Rep. Ruth Briggs King | 302-856-2772