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  Archives:  May 2020

The DE Dept. of Labor Releases Fraud Prevention Guidelines

Department of Labor | News | Date Posted: Thursday, May 28, 2020

  For Immediate Release Thursday, May 28, 2020. Wilmington, DE The Delaware Department of Labor releases Fraud Prevention guidelines for employers and claimants to protect against identity theft and fraud involving unemployment benefits during the COVID-19 pandemic.   Over the past few weeks, several states have reported incidents of identity theft and payment fraud regarding […]




Delaware Poets Laureate Receive a 2020 Fellowship from the Academy of American Poets

Delaware Division of the Arts | Department of State | Kent County | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, May 28, 2020

The Academy of American Poets awards a combined total of $1.1 million to 2020 Poets Laureate Fellows New York, NY (May 28, 2020) – The Academy of American Poets announced today that the Delaware Poets Laureate, Representative Nnamdi Chukwuocha and Al Mills, also known as the Twin Poets, have received $50,000 to launch Write Now!, […]




DNREC to resume state park campground rentals June 1

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 27, 2020

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will reopen its campgrounds in Delaware State Parks Monday in response to Governor John Carney’s removal of the emergency ban on short-term rental units starting June 1. The mandatory 14-day quarantine for out-of-state travelers will also be lifted Monday. Governor John Carney on Tuesday announced that the […]




Governor Carney Issues Statement on Senate Confirmations

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 27, 2020

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday issued the following statement on the Delaware Senate’s confirmation of Col. Nathaniel McQueen, Jr. to serve as the next Secretary of the Delaware Department of Safety and Homeland Security, as well as judicial nominations confirmed by the Senate on Wednesday: “This is an unusual time, and a session […]




Public Health Announces 30 Additional Positive Cases Among Delawareans, 9 New Deaths

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 27, 2020

SMYRNA (May 27, 2020) – The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is announcing nine additional fatalities related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and is providing an update on the number of positive cases and recovered individuals. All data reported through the daily updates are based on data received as of 6:00 p.m. the previous […]






  Archives:  May 2020

The DE Dept. of Labor Releases Fraud Prevention Guidelines

Department of Labor | News | Date Posted: Thursday, May 28, 2020

  For Immediate Release Thursday, May 28, 2020. Wilmington, DE The Delaware Department of Labor releases Fraud Prevention guidelines for employers and claimants to protect against identity theft and fraud involving unemployment benefits during the COVID-19 pandemic.   Over the past few weeks, several states have reported incidents of identity theft and payment fraud regarding […]




Delaware Poets Laureate Receive a 2020 Fellowship from the Academy of American Poets

Delaware Division of the Arts | Department of State | Kent County | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, May 28, 2020

The Academy of American Poets awards a combined total of $1.1 million to 2020 Poets Laureate Fellows New York, NY (May 28, 2020) – The Academy of American Poets announced today that the Delaware Poets Laureate, Representative Nnamdi Chukwuocha and Al Mills, also known as the Twin Poets, have received $50,000 to launch Write Now!, […]




DNREC to resume state park campground rentals June 1

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 27, 2020

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will reopen its campgrounds in Delaware State Parks Monday in response to Governor John Carney’s removal of the emergency ban on short-term rental units starting June 1. The mandatory 14-day quarantine for out-of-state travelers will also be lifted Monday. Governor John Carney on Tuesday announced that the […]




Governor Carney Issues Statement on Senate Confirmations

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 27, 2020

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday issued the following statement on the Delaware Senate’s confirmation of Col. Nathaniel McQueen, Jr. to serve as the next Secretary of the Delaware Department of Safety and Homeland Security, as well as judicial nominations confirmed by the Senate on Wednesday: “This is an unusual time, and a session […]




Public Health Announces 30 Additional Positive Cases Among Delawareans, 9 New Deaths

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 27, 2020

SMYRNA (May 27, 2020) – The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is announcing nine additional fatalities related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and is providing an update on the number of positive cases and recovered individuals. All data reported through the daily updates are based on data received as of 6:00 p.m. the previous […]