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  • Senate to hold special session for Governor's appointments

  • Senate Pro Tem says the only business on the calendar is  judicial nominations and the swearing in of former Rep. Joe Booth


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  • The Delaware Senate will hold a one-day special session Sept. 22 at Legislative Hall, Senate President Pro Tem Anthony DeLuca, D-Newark East, announced Sept. 16
    The session will deal with reviewing and voting on appointments from Gov. Jack Markell.
    Members of the Senate Executive Committee will start the day with a 1 p.m. hearing to review Markell’s appointees, which include his nominations of Travis Laster to the Chancery Court bench and Janell Ostroski as a New Castle County Family Court Commissioner, and Markell’s renomination Chief Magistrate Alan Davis to head the Justice of the Peace Court system.
    After the hearings, DeLuca will call the Senate into session at 3:30 p.m. for the formal swearing in ceremony for Sen. Joseph W. Booth, R-Georgetown, followed by the session, called by Markell, starting at 4 p.m.
    DeLuca said the Senate has no other business scheduled for the special session.
     

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