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Governor Carney Releases Statement on Senate Passage of Tobacco Age Legislation

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, March 19, 2019

DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday released the following statement on the vote in the Delaware Senate to pass Senate Bill 25, which would raise the sales age for tobacco products from 18 to 21: “Preventing smoking is the best thing we can do to improve the health of our state, and reduce […]




Governor Carney Releases Statement on House Passage of Early Voting Legislation

Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, March 19, 2019

DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday released the following statement on the vote in the Delaware House of Representatives to pass House Bill 38, which would allow in-person early voting at least 10 days before an election: “Voting is our most fundamental right as Americans. We should make it easier – not harder […]




Governor Carney, Family Services Cabinet Council Host Community Discussion

Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, March 18, 2019

On Tuesday, March 12, 2019, Governor Carney and the Family Services Cabinet Council hosted a Community Discussion at the Route 9 Library & Innovation Center in New Castle. The Council discussed progress on implementing Executive Order #24, the Christina School District Memorandum of Understanding, and how we can use data to coordinate across agencies and […]




DigiGirlz Debuts in Sussex County on May 15, 2019

Department of Technology and Information | Education | Governor John Carney | Date Posted: Monday, March 18, 2019

DigiGirlz Program Contacts: Claudette Martin-Wus, DTI (302) 739-9636, claudette.martin-wus@delaware.gov   HANDS ON TECH DAY FOR 8TH AND 9TH GRADE GIRLS DOVER, Del. —Registration opens Monday March 18 for Delaware DigiGirlz 2019, being held for the first time in Sussex County on May 15! Girls in the 8th and 9th grades (or ages 13-15) are invited […]




Seek Treatment, Access to Naloxone: Three Suspected Heroin Overdose Deaths in Sussex Co. Involving Same Packet Stamp

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 13, 2019

NEW CASTLE (March 13, 2019) – Health and public safety officials are urging people in active use of heroin or other opioids and their families to seek immediate treatment and acquire the overdose-reversing medication naloxone on hand in the wake of three suspected heroin overdose deaths in five days in Sussex County involving the same […]







  Category: Office of the Governor


Governor Carney Releases Statement on Senate Passage of Tobacco Age Legislation

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, March 19, 2019

DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday released the following statement on the vote in the Delaware Senate to pass Senate Bill 25, which would raise the sales age for tobacco products from 18 to 21: “Preventing smoking is the best thing we can do to improve the health of our state, and reduce […]




Governor Carney Releases Statement on House Passage of Early Voting Legislation

Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, March 19, 2019

DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday released the following statement on the vote in the Delaware House of Representatives to pass House Bill 38, which would allow in-person early voting at least 10 days before an election: “Voting is our most fundamental right as Americans. We should make it easier – not harder […]




Governor Carney, Family Services Cabinet Council Host Community Discussion

Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, March 18, 2019

On Tuesday, March 12, 2019, Governor Carney and the Family Services Cabinet Council hosted a Community Discussion at the Route 9 Library & Innovation Center in New Castle. The Council discussed progress on implementing Executive Order #24, the Christina School District Memorandum of Understanding, and how we can use data to coordinate across agencies and […]




DigiGirlz Debuts in Sussex County on May 15, 2019

Department of Technology and Information | Education | Governor John Carney | Date Posted: Monday, March 18, 2019

DigiGirlz Program Contacts: Claudette Martin-Wus, DTI (302) 739-9636, claudette.martin-wus@delaware.gov   HANDS ON TECH DAY FOR 8TH AND 9TH GRADE GIRLS DOVER, Del. —Registration opens Monday March 18 for Delaware DigiGirlz 2019, being held for the first time in Sussex County on May 15! Girls in the 8th and 9th grades (or ages 13-15) are invited […]




Seek Treatment, Access to Naloxone: Three Suspected Heroin Overdose Deaths in Sussex Co. Involving Same Packet Stamp

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 13, 2019

NEW CASTLE (March 13, 2019) – Health and public safety officials are urging people in active use of heroin or other opioids and their families to seek immediate treatment and acquire the overdose-reversing medication naloxone on hand in the wake of three suspected heroin overdose deaths in five days in Sussex County involving the same […]