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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 […]




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, […]




Care is urged after red imported fire ants found in palm tree shipment

Date Posted: Monday, May 22nd, 2017
Categories:  Department of Agriculture

Red imported fire ants were detected during a routine check at a Sussex County business by the Delaware Department of Agriculture’s Plant Industries nursery inspection team. A Hold and Control Order was promptly issued, and a treatment program to eliminate the fire ants is underway. “Buyers of tropical nursery stock – such as palm trees – should carefully inspect their plants for small, aggressive red stinging ants,” said Stephen Hauss, Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey Coordinator for the Department of Agriculture. “We need these to be reported quickly and promptly to keep them from spreading or staying in Delaware over the winter.”




Governor Carney Continues Town Halls with Legislators on State Budget

Date Posted: Wednesday, May 10th, 2017
Categories:  Governor John Carney Office of the Governor State Budget

Updated schedule and information available at de.gov/budgetreset DOVER, Del. – Governor Carney will continue to talk to Delawareans about his state budget proposal, with a town hall event scheduled at 7:30 p.m. at Delmar Fire Hall on Wednesday night, hosted by Senator Bryant Richardson and Representative Tim Dukes. Since January, Governor Carney has held more […]





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