Governor Carney Announces $107M in ARPA Support for Universities 

Support will facilitate world-class educational and research lab focused on human diseases at University of Delaware, train nurses at Delaware State University, build child care center at Delaware Tech WILMINGTON, Del. –  Governor John Carney ....

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Governor Carney Announces Distribution of 125,000 KN95 Masks to Educators and Students

Masks to be distributed starting next week WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney, Lt. Governor Hall-Long and the Delaware Department of Education on Tuesday announced a one-time distribution of 125,000 KN95 masks to educators, students ....

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Governor Carney Sends Letter to Boards on Wilmington Learning Collaborative

Letter urges Christina, Red Clay, Brandywine board members to support schools partnership WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Friday sent a letter to members of the Christina, Red Clay, and Brandywine boards of education, urging them ....

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Governor Carney Announces Department of Human Resources (DHR) Nomination

Additional personnel changes announced to focus on management of federal ARPA and infrastructure funding WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday announced that he will nominate Claire DeMatteis to serve as Secretary of the Delaware Department ....

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Governor Carney, DOE, DHSS Formally Extend School Mask Requirement

As announced last month, the mask requirement will be extended until February 8 DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney, the Delaware Department of Education (DOE), and the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) on Monday ....

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Governor Carney Releases Government Efficiency and Accountability Review (GEAR) Board Report

Fifth annual report highlights State’s continuous improvement accomplishments WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney released the fifth annual report of the Government Efficiency and Accountability Review (GEAR) Board. Governor Carney established GEAR by Executive Order ....

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Delaware Announces Funding to Improve Access to Delaware Grown Food

$2M in seed funding to stabilize and strengthen family farms and local food supply chain operations WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney, the Delaware Department of Agriculture, and the Delaware Council on Farm and Food Policy ....

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Governor Carney Announces Over $7 Million in Tourism Industry Investments

Division of Small Business Launches Request for Proposals (RFP) for Travel, Tourism, and Outdoor Recreation Industries WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney and the Delaware Division of Small Business on Monday announced that the State of ....

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Governor Carney Announces Extension of Emergency Mask Requirement in Schools

Emergency mask regulation now set to expire February 8 WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney, the Delaware Department of Education (DOE), and the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) on Wednesday announced that the ....

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Governor Carney Signs Criminal Justice Reform Bills into Law

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Monday signed into law eight pieces of legislation designed to restore public trust in Delaware’s criminal justice system, protect minors from facing lifelong consequences for their juvenile mistakes, and expand second ....

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Governor Carney Formally Extends Public Health Emergency

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Friday formally extended the Public Health Emergency order another 30 days to allow the State of Delaware and medical providers to continue COVID-19 vaccination and testing programs, and issued the following statement:  “There’s ....

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Statements on the Passing of Former Governor Ruth Ann Minner

Governor John Carney and Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long on Thursday released the following statements on the passing of former Governor Ruth Ann Minner. The post Statements on the Passing of Former Governor Ruth Ann Minner ....

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Governor Carney Releases Plan Outlining Delaware’s Path Forward on Climate Change

Reducing Emissions, Maximizing Resilience are Key Priorities NEW CASTLE, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday released Delaware’s Climate Action Plan surrounded by members of his Cabinet, environmental leaders, and members of the General Assembly. The ....

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Governor Carney Announces Appointment of Student to State Board of Education

Bridgeville resident to bring student perspective to board WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Friday announced he has appointed a high school junior from Bridgeville to serve on the State Board of Education. Shelby Farris, ....

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Governor Carney Signs Bill Creating Tuition Waiver Program for Youth Aging Out of Foster Care

New program waives tuition, room and board at Delaware public universities and colleges for eligible students WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday signed into law House Bill 123, legislation sponsored by Representative Krista ....

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Governor Carney, DHSS Formalize Vaccine or Testing Requirement for Educators

DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney and the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) have formally issued an emergency regulation requiring educators, school staff, volunteers, and contractors working in Delaware schools to be vaccinated against ....

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Governor Carney Announces Workforce Support for Hospitals, Long-Term Care, and 24/7 State Facilities

More than $75M from American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) can fund recruitment and retention payments for workers WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday announced more than $75 million in financial support for Delaware hospitals, ....

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Delaware Announces Community Investment Recovery Fund for Delaware Nonprofits

Recovery Fund will provide funding for one-time capital projects in communities hard hit by COVID-19; Application for funding now available at de.gov/rescueplan  WILMINGTON, Del. — Governor John Carney and Lt. Governor Hall-Long on Thursday announced ....

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Governor Carney Announces Funding for New Delaware Hospital for the Chronically Ill

89-year-old hospital in Smyrna will be replaced with federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) dollars   SMYRNA, Del. — Governor John Carney, Lt. Governor Hall-Long and Molly Magarik, Secretary of the Delaware Department of Health ....

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Governor Carney, Lt. Governor Hall-Long Announce $50M American Rescue Plan (ARPA) Investment in Jobs Training

Investments will expand Forward Delaware, and fund Pathways 2.0, which will expand the Pathways program to reach more than 6,000 Delaware middle school students and 80 percent of Delaware high school students WILMINGTON, Del. – ....

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