Governor Carney Signs Senate Bill 127

Legislation creates Site Readiness Fund to promote job creation, economic growth MIDDLETOWN, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday signed Senate Bill 127 alongside members of the General Assembly, the Delaware Prosperity Partnership, business owners, and ....

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New Kirkwood Park Playground Dedicated on City of Wilmington’s East Side

Governor Carney, Mayor Purzycki join elected officials and school and community representatives at ribbon-cutting ceremony WILMINGTON, Del. –  The City of Wilmington hosted a dedication ceremony on Tuesday for a new $339,000 playground in Kirkwood ....

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Governor Carney Signs Clean Water for Delaware Act

Legislation Highlighted by $50 Million Clean Water Trust, Water Resources Funding for Underserved Communities LEWES, Del. –  Governor John Carney on Thursday signed into law House Bill 200, the Clean Water for Delaware Act, which creates ....

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Governor Carney Signs Body Camera Legislation

  House Bill 195 requires law enforcement to wear and use body cameras   NEWARK, Del. –  Alongside members of law enforcement, advocates and members of the General Assembly on Wednesday, Governor John Carney signed legislation ....

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Delaware Has Preserved 143,000 Acres of Farmland After 25th Round

Delaware announced its 25th consecutive round of easement selections by the Delaware Agricultural Lands Preservation Foundation. With the preservation of 3,695 acres, Delaware has permanently preserved more than 143,000 acres of farmland for future generations.

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Governor Carney Lifts COVID-19 State of Emergency

Public Health Emergency authorized to continue COVID-19 vaccine administration and testing program WILMINGTON, Del. –  Governor John Carney on Monday signed an order that lifts the COVID-19 State of Emergency effective at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, ....

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STATEMENT: Governor Carney on Appointment to Council of Governors by President Biden

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney issued the following statement on his appointment to the President’s Council of Governors: “I’m proud to join the bipartisan Council of Governors to help strengthen cooperation between our states and ....

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Governor Carney Signs Legislation to Expand and Make Permanent Opportunity Funding in Schools 

Senate Bill 56 expands and makes permanent supports for low-income students and English learners WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday signed legislation to increase classroom-based support for low-income students and English learners in Delaware ....

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Governor Carney Signs Black History Education Legislation

House Bill 198 ensures Black history education will be taught in K-12 schools WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday signed House Bill 198, legislation that requires each school district and charter school serving K-12 students to provide instruction ....

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Governor Carney Announces Additional DE Wins! Raffle Prizes

As Delawareans reach nearly 70 percent vaccinated, new prizes unlocked WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney and the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) on Thursday announced three new prizes for the DE Wins! raffle, including two scholarships ....

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Governor Carney, DPH, DEMA Announce COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Sites

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney, the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH), and the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) announced the list of community vaccination sites and pop-up testing sites throughout Delaware next week. Vaccination locations listed ....

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Governor Carney Appoints Special Assistant to Oversee Stimulus Funding, Nominates Department of Correction Commissioner

Governor also nominates replacement for retiring OABC Commissioner John H. Cordrey WILMINGTON, Del. — Governor John Carney on Friday announced nominations to key administration posts: Governor Carney will appoint Delaware Correction Commissioner Claire DeMatteis as ....

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First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney, Delaware Libraries Announce 2021 Summer Library Reading Program

Registration is open for summer reading program WILMINGTON, Del. –  Delaware’s First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney and State Librarian Dr. Annie Norman on Wednesday announced the launch of the 2021 statewide Summer Library Reading Program, Tails ....

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Governor to Nominate Eugene Young as Director of Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA)

Director Anas Ben Addi is leaving for Chief Financial Officer position at Delaware State University WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Friday announced he will nominate Eugene Young, Jr., currently the President and CEO ....

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