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First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney Attends Learning Lab on State Strategies to Reduce Childhood Hunger

Date Posted: Tuesday, June 13th, 2017
Categories:  Delaware Health and Social Services Department of Education Governor John Carney Office of the Governor

Delaware one of ten states and territories selected to participate in learning lab DOVER, Del. – First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney is leading a Delaware team studying how Virginia has leveraged public-private partnerships to ensure school-age children have regular access to healthy meals. Delaware was one of 10 states and territories selected by the National […]




Delaware Libraries Launch 2017 Statewide Summer Reading Challenge

Date Posted: Thursday, June 8th, 2017
Categories:  Delaware Libraries Department of State Kent County New Castle County News Sussex County

Delaware’s First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney will kick off the statewide 2017 Summer Library Reading Challenge, Build a Better World, this weekend at public libraries in all three counties.   She will be joined by special guests The Cat’s Pajamas, a musical comedy trio. The kick-off events are: 7 p.m. Friday, June 9, at the Dover Public […]




Delaware City and Augustine Beach boat ramps in New Castle County to close briefly this month for repairs

Date Posted: Tuesday, June 6th, 2017
Categories:  Division of Fish and Wildlife DNREC

The Delaware City Boat Ramp, located within Fort DuPont State Park, and the Augustine Beach Boat Ramp, located south of Port Penn, will each be closed temporarily this month to allow contractors to replace pilings that hold floating docks in place, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today. Shoreline fishing access will be unaffected in both locations.




Governor Carney Signs Package of Legislation to Combat Addiction Crisis

Date Posted: Tuesday, May 30th, 2017
Categories:  Delaware Health and Social Services Department of Justice Governor John Carney Kent County New Castle County News Office of the Governor Office of the Lieutenant Governor Sussex County

New laws expand access to substance abuse treatment, remove insurance barriers, and strengthen oversight of prescriptions WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday signed into law Senate Bill 41, House Bill 91, and House Bill 100, a bipartisan package of legislation that will expand access to substance abuse treatment, strengthen oversight of opioid prescriptions, […]




Collaboration leads to largest round of Delaware farmland preservation in several years

Date Posted: Thursday, May 18th, 2017
Categories:  Department of Agriculture

“I am proud to announce the largest round of Delaware farmland permanently preserved through the Delaware Agricultural Lands Preservation Program in the last several years. This is a result of federal funding from the Natural Resources Conservation Service and funding from both New Castle County and Kent County,” said Delaware Secretary of Agriculture Michael Scuse. More than 124,000 acres of Delaware farmland are now permanently preserved for future generations, with 3,039 acres of easements selected into the state’s preservation program.





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