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  Category: Office of the Governor


Update on Tropical Storm Response and Recovery

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, August 14, 2020

WILMINGTON, Del. – On August 4, 2020, Governor John Carney issued a State of Emergency to coordinate response and recovery efforts following the high winds, heavy rainfall, tornadoes, and flooding due to Tropical Storm Isaias. The State of Emergency is effective as of 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 4, 2020, until 12:00 p.m. on Friday, August […]




Governor Carney Announces Retirement of DelDOT Secretary Jennifer Cohan After 31 Years of State Service

Department of Transportation | Featured Posts | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, August 14, 2020

Cohan transformed the Division of Motor Vehicles before leading largest-ever capital program as DelDOT Secretary WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Friday announced the retirement of Jennifer Cohan, Secretary of the Delaware Department of Transportation, following 31 years of service to the State of Delaware. Cohan will serve through October, when she will join […]




Governor Carney Signs Legislation Banning Use of Chokeholds by Law Enforcement

Featured Posts | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, August 13, 2020

HB 350 is part of the Delaware Legislative Black Caucus’ ‘Justice for All’ Agenda WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday signed House Bill 350, which bans the use of chokeholds by all law enforcement agencies in Delaware. Representative Nnamdi Chukwuocha and Senator Elizabeth Lockman are the prime sponsors of the legislation. The legislation […]




August 11, 2020 – COVID19 Press Briefing

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Governor John Carney will hold a press briefing at 1:45 p.m. in the auditorium of the Carvel State Office Building to answer questions from members of the press about Delaware’s response to coronavirus disease (COVID-19).  




Governor Carney, DSHA, New Castle County Announce $40 Million in Housing Assistance

Delaware State Housing Authority | Featured Posts | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, August 10, 2020

Governor Carney, DSHA, New Castle County Announce $40 Million in Housing Assistance WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney and Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) Director Anas Ben Addi on Monday announced the reopening of the Delaware Housing Assistance Program (DE HAP), which provides financial assistance for renters affected by COVID-19, and announced that emergency mortgage […]







  Category: Office of the Governor


Update on Tropical Storm Response and Recovery

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, August 14, 2020

WILMINGTON, Del. – On August 4, 2020, Governor John Carney issued a State of Emergency to coordinate response and recovery efforts following the high winds, heavy rainfall, tornadoes, and flooding due to Tropical Storm Isaias. The State of Emergency is effective as of 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 4, 2020, until 12:00 p.m. on Friday, August […]




Governor Carney Announces Retirement of DelDOT Secretary Jennifer Cohan After 31 Years of State Service

Department of Transportation | Featured Posts | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, August 14, 2020

Cohan transformed the Division of Motor Vehicles before leading largest-ever capital program as DelDOT Secretary WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Friday announced the retirement of Jennifer Cohan, Secretary of the Delaware Department of Transportation, following 31 years of service to the State of Delaware. Cohan will serve through October, when she will join […]




Governor Carney Signs Legislation Banning Use of Chokeholds by Law Enforcement

Featured Posts | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, August 13, 2020

HB 350 is part of the Delaware Legislative Black Caucus’ ‘Justice for All’ Agenda WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday signed House Bill 350, which bans the use of chokeholds by all law enforcement agencies in Delaware. Representative Nnamdi Chukwuocha and Senator Elizabeth Lockman are the prime sponsors of the legislation. The legislation […]




August 11, 2020 – COVID19 Press Briefing

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Governor John Carney will hold a press briefing at 1:45 p.m. in the auditorium of the Carvel State Office Building to answer questions from members of the press about Delaware’s response to coronavirus disease (COVID-19).  




Governor Carney, DSHA, New Castle County Announce $40 Million in Housing Assistance

Delaware State Housing Authority | Featured Posts | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, August 10, 2020

Governor Carney, DSHA, New Castle County Announce $40 Million in Housing Assistance WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney and Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) Director Anas Ben Addi on Monday announced the reopening of the Delaware Housing Assistance Program (DE HAP), which provides financial assistance for renters affected by COVID-19, and announced that emergency mortgage […]