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Governor Carney Named to NGA Economic Development and Commerce Committee

Date Posted: Wednesday, August 9th, 2017
Categories:  Governor John Carney Office of the Governor The Economy

National Governors Association announced 2017-2018 committee membership on Wednesday WILMINGTON, Del. – The National Governors Association on Wednesday announced that Governor John Carney will serve on the association’s Economic Development and Commerce Committee, to exchange ideas and best practices with fellow governors on economic development and economic growth. Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson will chair the […]




Governor Carney Signs House Bill 190 to Modernize the Coastal Zone Act

Date Posted: Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017
Categories:  DNREC Governor John Carney News Office of the Governor The Economy The Environment

New law will allow responsible redevelopment of 14 legacy industrial sites along coastline CLAYMONT, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday signed into law House Bill 190 – bipartisan legislation that modernizes Delaware’s Coastal Zone Act. The new law will allow for the responsible redevelopment of 14 legacy industrial sites in the coastal zone, new […]




Governor Carney Signs Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Plan, Capping General Assembly Session

Date Posted: Monday, July 3rd, 2017
Categories:  Department of Labor Governor John Carney Office of the Governor State Budget

Session included measures to improve Delaware’s economy, create jobs, reform the Department of Correction, and combat addiction crisis Highlights of the 2017 legislative session include: Restructuring Economic Development: House Bill 226 restructures the way Delaware attracts good-paying jobs to Delaware and keeps them here, with a focus on entrepreneurship, innovation and small business development. Modernizing […]




Governor Carney Signs Legislation to Address Gender Pay Gap

Date Posted: Wednesday, June 14th, 2017
Categories:  Department of Labor Governor John Carney Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long Office of the Governor Office of the Lieutenant Governor

Delaware will become first state to prohibit employers from requesting salary history DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday signed a new law that will prevent employers from requesting the salary history of job applicants and will help close the pay gap between men and women. Sponsored by House Majority Leader Valerie Longhurst, the […]




Governor Carney’s Statement on Proposed Modifications to the Coastal Zone Act

Date Posted: Thursday, May 18th, 2017
Categories:  Governor John Carney Office of the Governor The Economy The Environment

DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday released the following statement on HB 190, which would responsibly modify the Coastal Zone Act: “We can and should responsibly redevelop Delaware’s industrial sites, clean them up and put them back to work for Delawareans. This legislation would allow additional flexibility for the 14 existing heavy industry […]





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