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  Category: Office of the Governor


Governor Carney Requests Presidential Disaster Declaration after Flooding Caused by Tropical Depression Ida

Featured Posts | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, September 17, 2021

The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) continues to conduct damage assessments WILMINGTON, Del. –  Governor John Carney on Friday sent a letter to President Joe Biden requesting a Major Disaster Declaration following flooding caused by Tropical Depression Ida. The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) in conjunction with the City of Wilmington and other partners, have spent […]




Governor Carney Signs Three Environmental Bills

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Environment | Date Posted: Friday, September 17, 2021

Legislation encourages adoption of solar power and electric vehicles, curbing balloon releases WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Friday joined members of the General Assembly and environmental advocates at a Wilmington-based solar array to sign three environmentally focused bills that will help expand the use of renewable energy, reduce carbon emissions, and protect Delaware’s […]




Governor Carney Announces Leadership Change at Delaware Department of Human Resources (DHR)

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, September 17, 2021

WILMINGTON, Del. –  Governor John Carney on Friday announced that Amy Bonner, Secretary of the Delaware Department of Human Resources (DHR), will leave her position next month to pursue another opportunity. Dr. Jessilene Corbett, Deputy Secretary of DHR, will serve as Acting Secretary until a replacement is nominated and confirmed by the Delaware Senate. “Amy […]




Gov. Carney, Lt. Gov. Hall-Long, Sen. Carper, Rep. Blunt Rochester Announce $110M Universal Broadband Investment  

Department of Technology and Information | Featured Video | Governor John Carney | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | Office of the Governor | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, September 16, 2021

Delaware aims to be first state to reach every home and business with high-speed, wired broadband service  Broadband infrastructure investment is funded by American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), signed into law by President Joe Biden  BRIDGEVILLE, Del. – Governor John Carney, Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long, U.S. Senator Tom Carper, U.S. Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester, members of the […]




I-95/Route 1 Toll Amnesty Program to Begin October 1

Department of Transportation | Division of Motor Vehicles | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, September 15, 2021

The Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles will be offering a three-month amnesty program for toll violators beginning October 1.







  Category: Office of the Governor


Governor Carney Requests Presidential Disaster Declaration after Flooding Caused by Tropical Depression Ida

Featured Posts | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, September 17, 2021

The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) continues to conduct damage assessments WILMINGTON, Del. –  Governor John Carney on Friday sent a letter to President Joe Biden requesting a Major Disaster Declaration following flooding caused by Tropical Depression Ida. The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) in conjunction with the City of Wilmington and other partners, have spent […]




Governor Carney Signs Three Environmental Bills

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Environment | Date Posted: Friday, September 17, 2021

Legislation encourages adoption of solar power and electric vehicles, curbing balloon releases WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Friday joined members of the General Assembly and environmental advocates at a Wilmington-based solar array to sign three environmentally focused bills that will help expand the use of renewable energy, reduce carbon emissions, and protect Delaware’s […]




Governor Carney Announces Leadership Change at Delaware Department of Human Resources (DHR)

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, September 17, 2021

WILMINGTON, Del. –  Governor John Carney on Friday announced that Amy Bonner, Secretary of the Delaware Department of Human Resources (DHR), will leave her position next month to pursue another opportunity. Dr. Jessilene Corbett, Deputy Secretary of DHR, will serve as Acting Secretary until a replacement is nominated and confirmed by the Delaware Senate. “Amy […]




Gov. Carney, Lt. Gov. Hall-Long, Sen. Carper, Rep. Blunt Rochester Announce $110M Universal Broadband Investment  

Department of Technology and Information | Featured Video | Governor John Carney | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | Office of the Governor | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, September 16, 2021

Delaware aims to be first state to reach every home and business with high-speed, wired broadband service  Broadband infrastructure investment is funded by American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), signed into law by President Joe Biden  BRIDGEVILLE, Del. – Governor John Carney, Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long, U.S. Senator Tom Carper, U.S. Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester, members of the […]




I-95/Route 1 Toll Amnesty Program to Begin October 1

Department of Transportation | Division of Motor Vehicles | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, September 15, 2021

The Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles will be offering a three-month amnesty program for toll violators beginning October 1.