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Governor Carney Announces Expansion of DelDOT’s Work-a-Day Earn-a-Pay Program

Department of Transportation | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, July 18, 2019

WILMINGTON, Del – Governor John Carney, joined by Mayor of Wilmington Mike Purzycki, Secretary of Transportation Jennifer Cohan, and other state and local officials, on Thursday highlighted the Work-a-Day Earn-a-Pay Program Pilot Public Works Jobs program and announced an expansion beyond the City of Wilmington. The $150,000 pilot initiative funded by DelDOT created a partnership […]




Nominations for Governor’s Volunteer Awards Accepted Through Aug. 16

Delaware Health and Social Services | Featured Posts | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, July 18, 2019

DOVER (July 18, 2019) – Nominations for the Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards are being accepted by the State Office of Volunteerism through Friday, Aug. 16. These awards recognize the important contributions made by Delaware’s volunteers to their communities. Award recipients will be honored Tuesday, Oct. 29, at Dover Downs Hotel and Conference Center. “Thousands of […]




Governor Carney Announces 38th Hall of Fame of Delaware Women Inductees

Featured Posts | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, July 18, 2019

Induction ceremony set for Thursday, October 17 in Dover WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney announced today that six women were selected for induction into the Delaware Women’s Hall of Fame for 2019. The Office of Women’s Advancement & Advocacy and the Delaware Women’s Hall of Fame Committee received more than 60 applications. The committee […]




USAF, Dover AFB advise state agencies that PFAS chemicals exceeding EPA health advisory found in four wells near base

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Public Health | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Sunday, July 14, 2019

The US Air Force and Dover Air Force Base have notified Delaware’s Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and Division of Public Health, that four wells near the base sampled by the federal government for perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), including perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), have returned elevated levels of PFOS and PFOA above the US Environmental Protection Agency’s health advisory for these substances of 70 parts per trillion (ppt).




Governor Carney Announces Support for National Clean Car Standard

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Environment | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 9, 2019

U.S. Climate Alliance members issue “Nation’s Clean Car Promise” to address vehicle pollution, climate change WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney and 23 other Governors of the U.S. Climate Alliance on Tuesday issued a joint statement announcing the “Nation’s Clean Car Promise” to protect citizens from vehicle pollution and to fight climate change. The following […]







  Category: Office of the Governor


Governor Carney Announces Expansion of DelDOT’s Work-a-Day Earn-a-Pay Program

Department of Transportation | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, July 18, 2019

WILMINGTON, Del – Governor John Carney, joined by Mayor of Wilmington Mike Purzycki, Secretary of Transportation Jennifer Cohan, and other state and local officials, on Thursday highlighted the Work-a-Day Earn-a-Pay Program Pilot Public Works Jobs program and announced an expansion beyond the City of Wilmington. The $150,000 pilot initiative funded by DelDOT created a partnership […]




Nominations for Governor’s Volunteer Awards Accepted Through Aug. 16

Delaware Health and Social Services | Featured Posts | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, July 18, 2019

DOVER (July 18, 2019) – Nominations for the Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards are being accepted by the State Office of Volunteerism through Friday, Aug. 16. These awards recognize the important contributions made by Delaware’s volunteers to their communities. Award recipients will be honored Tuesday, Oct. 29, at Dover Downs Hotel and Conference Center. “Thousands of […]




Governor Carney Announces 38th Hall of Fame of Delaware Women Inductees

Featured Posts | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, July 18, 2019

Induction ceremony set for Thursday, October 17 in Dover WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney announced today that six women were selected for induction into the Delaware Women’s Hall of Fame for 2019. The Office of Women’s Advancement & Advocacy and the Delaware Women’s Hall of Fame Committee received more than 60 applications. The committee […]




USAF, Dover AFB advise state agencies that PFAS chemicals exceeding EPA health advisory found in four wells near base

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Public Health | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Sunday, July 14, 2019

The US Air Force and Dover Air Force Base have notified Delaware’s Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and Division of Public Health, that four wells near the base sampled by the federal government for perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), including perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), have returned elevated levels of PFOS and PFOA above the US Environmental Protection Agency’s health advisory for these substances of 70 parts per trillion (ppt).




Governor Carney Announces Support for National Clean Car Standard

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Environment | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 9, 2019

U.S. Climate Alliance members issue “Nation’s Clean Car Promise” to address vehicle pollution, climate change WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney and 23 other Governors of the U.S. Climate Alliance on Tuesday issued a joint statement announcing the “Nation’s Clean Car Promise” to protect citizens from vehicle pollution and to fight climate change. The following […]