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William Bush

District 29

William Bush

Born in Dover, Bill Bush has strong ties to Kent County. A graduate of Caesar Rodney High School, Bill went on to complete his undergraduate work at the University of Delaware and received a law degree from Widener University’s School of Law. He currently operates his own small business and practices as a private attorney. Previously he served as policy advisor for the Delaware Department of Safety and Homeland Security, actively working with Delaware fire, emergency medical and police services.

Bill and his wife, Carrie, have been married for 21 years and live in the 29th District with their three sons. Carrie is a teacher and has worked for both the Smyrna and Caesar Rodney School Districts. Bill and his wife have three children, Liam, Mason and Jonathan.  An active member of the community, Bill served on the Caesar Rodney School Board, Board of Trustees for Delaware Technical Community College and the Greater Dover Boys and Girls Club Board. He has also served on the Modern Maturity Center Board, and the Delaware Emergency Medical Services Oversight Council.

Legislative Service:

House, 2018-Present


Capital Infrastructure, Member

Agriculture, Vice-Chair

Economic Development/ Banking/Insurance & Commerce, Chair

Gaming & Parimutuels, Member

Public Safety, Member

Veterans Affairs, Member

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Legislative Highlights

House Bill 480

This Act amends the Delaware Code relating to financial assistance for education in order to promote and support the state’s high demand career fields and reduce student debt for Delaware residents. The Act clarifies the Delaware Higher Education Office’s role […]

House Bill 441

This Act provides an alternative means for an educator to demonstrate competency and achieve a standard certificate beyond simply passing a content exam, such as the Praxis II. For those who are within 2 standard errors of measurement of the […]

House Bill 377

This Act requires the Department of Education to conduct an annual workforce study of early childhood professionals to support the development of a plan and implementation of a system of supports to grow and deepen the early childhood workforce. The […]