Read the latest news on coronavirus in Delaware. More Info

Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker

Delaware News



  Archives:  July 2019

Health Insurance Rates Decrease 5.8%

Insurance Commissioner | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 2, 2019

July 1, 2019  Dover, DE—Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware (Highmark BCBS) has submitted its required annual rate filing to the Delaware Department of Insurance. After years of substantial increases, Delaware’s Marketplace has stabilized and premiums have decreased. Highmark BCBS, the only insurer continuing to offer insurance coverage in Delaware’s individual market, has proposed […]




Emergency Sirens To Be Tested

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 2, 2019

The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) and Delaware State Police will conduct a quarterly test of the Salem/Hope Creek Nuclear Generating Stations Alert and Notification system on Tuesday, July 9, 2019.  The sirens will sound at around 7:30 p.m. The 37 sirens located within ten miles of the Salem/Hope Creek (New Jersey) plants will be […]




Delaware Office of Highway Safety Brings Back 4th of July SoberLift Program for Second Consecutive Year

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Impaired Driving | News | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Monday, July 1, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts: Cynthia Cavett, Marketing Specialist & Public Information Officer Delaware Office of Highway Safety Cynthia.Cavett@delaware.gov 302-744-2743 DUI Initiative Running From July 3rd Through July 7th DOVER, De. (July 1, 2019) – The Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) is pleased to announce that it is reactivating its SoberLift program, in partnership […]




Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Impaired Driving | News | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Monday, July 1, 2019

Campaign Launches Before July 4th Holiday FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts: Cynthia Cavett, Marketing Specialist & Public Information Officer Delaware Office of Highway Safety Cynthia.Cavett@delaware.gov 302-744-2743 DOVER, De. (July 1, 2019) – The Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) is partnering with the Delaware State Police and local law enforcement statewide for the national summer […]




Governor Carney Signs $863 Million Capital Budget to Complete 2019 Legislative Session

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, July 1, 2019

Opportunity Funding, raising tobacco age, plastic bag ban, early voting among highlights of six-month session DOVER, Del. — Governor John Carney on Monday signed the largest infrastructure package in Delaware history, capping a 2019 legislative session that included action to invest in Delaware’s highest-needs schools, fix roads and bridges, raise the age to buy cigarettes, […]






  Archives:  July 2019

Health Insurance Rates Decrease 5.8%

Insurance Commissioner | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 2, 2019

July 1, 2019  Dover, DE—Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware (Highmark BCBS) has submitted its required annual rate filing to the Delaware Department of Insurance. After years of substantial increases, Delaware’s Marketplace has stabilized and premiums have decreased. Highmark BCBS, the only insurer continuing to offer insurance coverage in Delaware’s individual market, has proposed […]




Emergency Sirens To Be Tested

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 2, 2019

The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) and Delaware State Police will conduct a quarterly test of the Salem/Hope Creek Nuclear Generating Stations Alert and Notification system on Tuesday, July 9, 2019.  The sirens will sound at around 7:30 p.m. The 37 sirens located within ten miles of the Salem/Hope Creek (New Jersey) plants will be […]




Delaware Office of Highway Safety Brings Back 4th of July SoberLift Program for Second Consecutive Year

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Impaired Driving | News | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Monday, July 1, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts: Cynthia Cavett, Marketing Specialist & Public Information Officer Delaware Office of Highway Safety Cynthia.Cavett@delaware.gov 302-744-2743 DUI Initiative Running From July 3rd Through July 7th DOVER, De. (July 1, 2019) – The Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) is pleased to announce that it is reactivating its SoberLift program, in partnership […]




Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Impaired Driving | News | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Monday, July 1, 2019

Campaign Launches Before July 4th Holiday FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts: Cynthia Cavett, Marketing Specialist & Public Information Officer Delaware Office of Highway Safety Cynthia.Cavett@delaware.gov 302-744-2743 DOVER, De. (July 1, 2019) – The Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) is partnering with the Delaware State Police and local law enforcement statewide for the national summer […]




Governor Carney Signs $863 Million Capital Budget to Complete 2019 Legislative Session

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, July 1, 2019

Opportunity Funding, raising tobacco age, plastic bag ban, early voting among highlights of six-month session DOVER, Del. — Governor John Carney on Monday signed the largest infrastructure package in Delaware history, capping a 2019 legislative session that included action to invest in Delaware’s highest-needs schools, fix roads and bridges, raise the age to buy cigarettes, […]