HOW DID WE GET HERE?

In just a matter of a few short months, Delaware's fiscal shortfall grew from bad, to worse, to historic. WHYY retraces the path that led to the largest fiscall shortfall in Delaware history. watch

STRUGGLING TOWNS

While the state has the biggest challenge getting out of the red, many city and town leaders are bracing for state cuts to trickle down to their communities. watch

SURVIVING TOWNS

Although many in Wilmington and other cities are concerned about budget cuts, some Delawareans believe their towns have what it takes to survive. watch

INTERVIEW WITH CHRIS COONS

Like Governor Markell, County Executive Chris Coons has been reaching out to residents on a listening tour, and he talked to WHYY about what he's heard so far. watch

BUDGET PRIMER 101

We all know what the budget is and when it's supposed to be finished. But not many know exactly what goes into the process. watch

WHERE IS THE MONEY SPENT?

Before deciding where to make cuts or how to generate other revenue, we'll take a look at how Delaware's budget breaks down. watch

BUDGET IN PERSPECTIVE

WHYY's Kyle Schmoyer plays the penny game with some Delawareans, who seemed to have no problem dropping in their two cents. watch

INTERVIEW WITH GOV. JACK MARKELL

The newly-elected governor came into office knowing the budget would be his first priority. He sat down with WHYY's Bill Cook to discuss his touring presentation about the realities of the tough decisions he'll have to make. watch

POLITICAL PERSPECTIVES

Our analysts look at how our state lawmakers will will tackle the details of the budget and how this stands to play out in the State Legislature in the coming months. watch