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Apr 30, 2020, 11:29 ET Delaware State Department of Correction Rejects 4,600 Masks for Inmates offered by Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware

Following weeks of refusal by the Delaware State Department of Correction (DOC) to provide personal protective equipment (PPE) – including facemasks...


Apr 28, 2020, 14:01 ET Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware and Local Pastors Call on Governor Carney to Create Racial Equity Taskforce as Report Shows COVID-19 Infection Rate for Black Delawareans is 400% Higher than the State's White Residents

Following data released by the Delaware Division of Health on Friday showing the staggering discrepancy between the infection rates for black,...


Apr 17, 2020, 13:59 ET Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware Distributes 10,000 Face Masks Throughout Delaware

Today, Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware (CPBD) announced the group has secured 10,000 face masks to help frontline workers and vulnerable...


Apr 09, 2020, 13:31 ET Local Pastors Join Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware In Urging Governor Carney for Racial Breakdown in State Coronavirus Cases

As of today, Delaware is one of many states that has yet to release demographic data on the race or ethnicity of people who've tested positive for...


Mar 30, 2020, 14:54 ET Following TransPerfect Motion, Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware Sends Mailer to 115,000 Households Slamming Skadden Arps and Chancery Court for Lack of Transparency

Following a new development in the TransPerfect Global, Inc. case, Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware announced a new mailer would be sent to...


Mar 18, 2020, 10:00 ET Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware Slams Skadden Arps for Attempting to Hold Hearings During COVID-19 Outbreak

As the State of Delaware continues taking drastic measures to limit the spread of COVID-19, today Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware Campaign...


Feb 25, 2020, 13:07 ET Civil Rights Leader Reverend Al Sharpton and Local Pastors Renew Call for Diversity in Delaware Courts at Wilmington Black History Month Dinner

On Monday, February 24th, civil rights activist Reverend Al Sharpton and Reverend Christopher Bullock co-hosted a free dinner for Delaware residents...


Feb 24, 2020, 12:29 ET Civil Rights Leader Reverend Al Sharpton and Delaware Pastors to Host Black History Month Celebration and Dinner in Support of Diversifying Delaware's Judiciary

On Monday, February 24th at 6pm, civil rights activist Reverend Al Sharpton and Reverend Christopher Bullock will be hosting a free dinner for...


Feb 21, 2020, 10:47 ET Ahead of Delaware Black History Month Event, Al Sharpton Praises Proposed NYS Judicial Diversity Law, Slams Delaware's Opaque Nominating Process

Today, Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware lauded the introduction of a new bill in New York State, sponsored by Manhattan State Senator Brad...


Feb 20, 2020, 10:00 ET Civil Rights Leader Reverend Al Sharpton and Delaware Pastors to Host Black History Month Celebration and Dinner in Support of Diversifying Delaware's Judiciary

On Monday, February 24th at 6pm, civil rights activist Reverend Al Sharpton and Reverend Christopher Bullock will be hosting a free dinner for...


Feb 12, 2020, 12:30 ET Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware Protests Lack of Diversity at Top Delaware Law Firms with Billboard Truck Outside Skadden Arps' Wilmington Office, Where the Firm is Without a Single Black Partner

Today, the grassroots advocacy group Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware sponsored a billboard truck highlighting the lack of diversity at top law...


Feb 07, 2020, 11:23 ET As Skadden Custodian is "in flagrant violation of multiple Court orders," According to TransPerfect Motion, Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware Slams Chancery for Lack of Transparency

Today, lawyers for TransPerfect Global, Inc. filed a motion in the Delaware Court of Chancery for an order to show cause why the law firm of Skadden...


Feb 05, 2020, 12:32 ET CPBD: Delaware Judicial Nominating System is Rigged and Secretive, Grassroots Organization Launches $450,000 Campaign to Fix it

Following the confirmation of Paul Fioravanti Jr. to serve as Vice Chancellor on the Delaware Court of Chancery, run by Chancellor Andre Bouchard,...


Jan 28, 2020, 10:30 ET As New Court Documents Show Both Sides of TransPerfect Case Agree Skadden Arps Must Disclose Reasoning Behind $14 Million in Legal Fees as Company Custodian, Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware Continues Call for Chancery Transparency

Following a motion filed in the Delaware Court of Chancery last week by TransPerfect Global, Inc. revealed the law firm of Skadden Arps has billed...


Jan 22, 2020, 16:25 ET Court Motion Reveals Skadden Arps has Charged $10 million in Undisclosed Legal Fees as Custodian of TransPerfect While Hiding Behind Obscure Chancery Court Order; Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware Renews Call for Reform

Following a court motion filed in the Delaware Court of Chancery today by TransPerfect Global, Inc. revealing that the law firm of Skadden Arps has...


Jan 15, 2020, 17:06 ET Following Senate's Rejection of Reverend Al Sharpton's Request to Testify at Chancery Court Nomination Hearing, Delaware Pastors Rally with Community Members for Diversity in the State's Courts

Today, local pastors from churches across Delaware rallied alongside Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware outside of the Delaware Senate Executive...


Jan 09, 2020, 12:06 ET Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware Launches $400,000 TV and Radio Ad Buy in Campaign Calling on DE State Senate to Stop Confirmation of Paul Fioravanti Jr. to Bouchard-Run Chancery Court

Following Delaware Governor John Carney's announcement that he is nominating Paul Fioravanti, Jr. to serve as Vice Chancellor on the Delaware Court...


Jan 07, 2020, 08:00 ET Following Skadden Arps' Criticism of Sharpton Call for Diversity at Top Law Firms, Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware Responds

Following Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates' response to Reverend Al Sharpton's recent call for top law firms, including...


Jan 06, 2020, 19:29 ET Following Skadden Arps' Criticism of Sharpton Call for Diversity at Top Law Firms, Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware Responds

Following Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates' response to Reverend Al Sharpton's recent call for top law firms, including...


Jan 06, 2020, 12:13 ET Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware Lauds Reverend Al Sharpton for Leadership in Calling for Increased Diversity at Top Law Firms, Including Skadden Arps

Following news that civil right activist Reverend Al Sharpton penned a letter to Skadden Arps calling for more diversity at the firm and others like...


Jan 03, 2020, 15:01 ET Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware Slams Governor Carney's Nomination to Court of Chancery, Plans Aggressive Campaign to Stop His Confirmation

Following Delaware Governor John Carney's announcement that he is nominating Paul Fioravanti, Jr. to serve as Vice Chancellor on the Delaware Court...


Jan 03, 2020, 11:30 ET Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware Congratulates Delaware's First African American Supreme Court Justice, Tamika Montgomery-Reeves, on Taking Her Oath of Office

Today, Delaware Chancery Court Justice Tamika Montgomery-Reeves will be sworn in as a Justice on the Delaware Supreme Court. Her swearing in comes...


Dec 19, 2019, 14:16 ET Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware Announces $40,000 Direct-Mail Buy to Over 90,000 Delaware Voters with 2020 Resolutions

Today, Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware (CPBD) announced a $40,000 direct-mail effort to over 90,000 registered prime voters – reaching...


Dec 12, 2019, 13:07 ET Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware Doubles Down on Call for More Progress on Diversifying Delaware's Courts

Today, Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware (CPBD) launched an ad doubling down on its call for more progress on diversifying Delaware's courts in...


Nov 25, 2019, 10:26 ET Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware Denounces Delaware Judicial Overreach and Calls for Reforms to Hold Delaware Judges Accountable

Last week, the Delaware Supreme Court broke from decades of precedent and permitted a company to completely rewrite a clear, unambiguous contract...