Tag: Office of the Governor

STATE OF DELAWARE COMMITS TO FILLING JOB VACANCIES

Multifaceted campaign is underway to help bolster the workforce for all state agencies and services in Delaware DOVER, Del. (Aug. 3, 2022) — The Delaware Department of Human Resources (DHR) has launched a multifaceted marketing communications campaign ...

Governor Carney Announces Changes to Leadership Team

WILMINGTON, Del. — Governor John Carney on Wednesday announced changes to his leadership team in the Office of the Governor: Sheila Grant, who has served as chief of staff since 2019, will leave the Governor’s office in August to serve in the White Hou...

Statement Regarding the Auditor of Accounts

WILMINGTON, Del. – The Office of Governor John Carney on Monday issued the following statement:   “The Auditor of Accounts has been found guilty by a jury of three misdemeanors. The Delaware Supreme Court has made it clear that under Article ...

Governor Carney Shares Highlights from Legislative Session

DOVER, Del. –  Governor John Carney on Friday reflected on legislative actions taken during the 151st session of the General Assembly. “We’ve done a lot this legislative session to move the state forward,” said Governor Carney. “We’ve signed a sus...

Governor Carney Signs Package of Gun Safety Legislation

DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday signed a package of six gun safety bills surrounded by Members of the General Assembly, members of his Cabinet, advocates and community leaders. This package includes legislation that:   Bans the...

Governor Carney Signs FY23 Budget

DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday signed a $5.0 billion Fiscal Year 2023 operating budget for the State of Delaware, a sustainable financial plan that makes investments in Delaware public schools and education programming. Th...

Governor Carney’s Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Ruling

Governor John Carney’s statement on the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization: “Today’s decision upends half a century of settled law, and it will lead to risk and heartache for women and families acros...

Student State Board of Education Member Application Due June 24

The application for student membership on the Delaware State Board of Education is currently open. Application requirements and information can be found below and in the application packet. Applicants for the student Board member position must meet the...

Governor Carney Announces Judicial Nominations

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Friday announced the following judicial nominations, which must be confirmed by the Delaware Senate: “I want to thank these two qualified nominees for their willingness to serve the people of the State of...

Governor Carney Vetoes House Bill 371

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday vetoed House Bill 371, legislation that would remove all penalties for possession by a person 21 years of age or older of one ounce or less of marijuana and ensure that there are no criminal or civil p...

Governor Carney Tests Positive for COVID-19

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney announced Monday that he tested positive for COVID-19 through an at-home antigen test, which he took after experiencing mild symptoms. Governor Carney is vaccinated and double boosted and is currently isolating p...

Delaware Extends Electric Vehicle Rebate Program

Almost 2,500 Rebates Have Been Paid Since Program’s Inception Delaware drivers switching to electric vehicles will continue to enjoy extra savings after the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced it is extending the Clean V...

Governor Carney Signs Paid Family Leave Legislation

Governor John Carney on Tuesday signed Senate Substitute 2 for Senate Bill 1 into law surrounded by members of the General Assembly and advocates. This legislation creates a statewide paid family and medical leave insurance program, offering eligible D...

DHSS Releases Second Annual Health Care Benchmark Trend Report

NEW CASTLE (May 5, 2022) – Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) Secretary Molly Magarik presented the State’s second annual Benchmark Trend Report at today’s Delaware Health Care Commission (DHCC) meeting. This report displays trends in Dela...