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  Archives:  June 2016

General Assembly Passes Important Health Care Pricing Transparency Legislation

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, June 30, 2016

Senate Bill 238, which establishes the Delaware Health Care Claims Database within the Delaware Health Information Network, passed the Senate unanimously on June 9th, and passed the House unanimously earlier this evening.




General Assembly Approves Legislation Removing Financial Bar to Voting

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, June 30, 2016

The General Assembly approved legislation today that removes the financial bar to restoration of voting rights for people convicted of felonies who have completed their sentence. Delaware had been one of only three states that required payment of financial obligations before restoration of voting rights, and the only state with a statutory bar to restoration of voting rights until full payment was made.




General Assembly Passes Legislation Expanding Needle and Syringe Exchange

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, June 30, 2016

Governor Markell tonight applauded the General Assembly’s passage of legislation expanding the Syringe Exchange Program. Senate Bill 259 authorizes the Division of Public Health (DPH) to expand the program statewide to help reduce the sharing of potentially infected needles and supports the state’s larger efforts to address opioid addiction and HIV transmission.




DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife announces arrival of 2016/17 Delaware Hunting and Trapping Guide

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Thursday, June 30, 2016

Hunters, trappers reminded to buy 2016/17 licenses available July 1 DOVER – DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife is pleased to announce publication and widespread availability of the 2016-2017 Delaware Hunting and Trapping Guide. This year’s cover features the winning photograph in the 2015/16 Hunting Photography Contest, “A Day to Remember,” by Lance Barrowcliff of […]




Piping plover pair renests at Gordons Pond

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Thursday, June 30, 2016

A pair of piping plovers that lost their nest at Gordons Pond in Cape Henlopen State Park has regrouped and nested again within the park, with three eggs observed so far.






  Archives:  June 2016

General Assembly Passes Important Health Care Pricing Transparency Legislation

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, June 30, 2016

Senate Bill 238, which establishes the Delaware Health Care Claims Database within the Delaware Health Information Network, passed the Senate unanimously on June 9th, and passed the House unanimously earlier this evening.




General Assembly Approves Legislation Removing Financial Bar to Voting

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, June 30, 2016

The General Assembly approved legislation today that removes the financial bar to restoration of voting rights for people convicted of felonies who have completed their sentence. Delaware had been one of only three states that required payment of financial obligations before restoration of voting rights, and the only state with a statutory bar to restoration of voting rights until full payment was made.




General Assembly Passes Legislation Expanding Needle and Syringe Exchange

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, June 30, 2016

Governor Markell tonight applauded the General Assembly’s passage of legislation expanding the Syringe Exchange Program. Senate Bill 259 authorizes the Division of Public Health (DPH) to expand the program statewide to help reduce the sharing of potentially infected needles and supports the state’s larger efforts to address opioid addiction and HIV transmission.




DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife announces arrival of 2016/17 Delaware Hunting and Trapping Guide

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Thursday, June 30, 2016

Hunters, trappers reminded to buy 2016/17 licenses available July 1 DOVER – DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife is pleased to announce publication and widespread availability of the 2016-2017 Delaware Hunting and Trapping Guide. This year’s cover features the winning photograph in the 2015/16 Hunting Photography Contest, “A Day to Remember,” by Lance Barrowcliff of […]




Piping plover pair renests at Gordons Pond

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Thursday, June 30, 2016

A pair of piping plovers that lost their nest at Gordons Pond in Cape Henlopen State Park has regrouped and nested again within the park, with three eggs observed so far.