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Delaware Division of the Arts Announces 12 Finalists for Delaware’s 2024 Poetry Out Loud State Finals

Delaware Division of the Arts | Department of Education | Education | Featured Posts | Date Posted: Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Twelve students to compete to advance to the National Finals in Washington, DC   Wilmington, Del. (February 27, 2024) – Delaware’s Poetry Out Loud State Finals returns to the Smyrna Opera House on Thursday, February 29, 2024, at 6:00pm. Twelve student finalists will compete for the opportunity to represent Delaware and advance to the National […]




Governor Carney Announces Delaware State Housing Authority Nomination

Delaware State Housing Authority | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, February 20, 2024

DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday announced he intends to nominate Cynthia Karnai to serve as Director of the Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA).   Karnai’s nomination must be approved by the Delaware State Senate.    “Cynthia understands the housing situation in Delaware, and she’ll continue the hard work we are doing to create affordable […]




Governor Carney Announces Judicial Nominations

Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, February 19, 2024

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Monday announced that he will nominate Eliza Hirst to serve as Family Court Judge in New Castle County, and Jessica Markowski-Kelly to serve as Family Court Commissioner in New Castle County. The Governor’s nominations will be submitted to the Delaware State Senate for consideration.   “I want to […]




Governor Carney Releases Statement on Delaware State Housing Authority Director Young’s resignation

Delaware State Housing Authority | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, February 9, 2024

DOVER, DE – Governor John Carney on Friday released the following statement on Director Eugene Young Jr.’s decision to step down March 8, 2024, from his current role as the head of the Delaware State Housing Authority. Director Young has served as the agency’s leader since 2021.   “Eugene is a strong leader dedicated to public service. […]




More Than 91,000 Bags of Trash Collected from Delaware Roads in 2023

Department of Transportation | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, February 8, 2024

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) and its partners collected 91,810 bags of trash in 2023 in the ongoing effort to Keep DE Litter Free. The work was performed by DelDOT Maintenance & Operations employees, DART, Adopt-A-Highway/Sponsor-A-Highway efforts, the Work A Day Earn A Pay Program, and with help from the Delaware Department of the […]







  Category: Governor John Carney

Delaware Division of the Arts Announces 12 Finalists for Delaware’s 2024 Poetry Out Loud State Finals

Delaware Division of the Arts | Department of Education | Education | Featured Posts | Date Posted: Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Twelve students to compete to advance to the National Finals in Washington, DC   Wilmington, Del. (February 27, 2024) – Delaware’s Poetry Out Loud State Finals returns to the Smyrna Opera House on Thursday, February 29, 2024, at 6:00pm. Twelve student finalists will compete for the opportunity to represent Delaware and advance to the National […]




Governor Carney Announces Delaware State Housing Authority Nomination

Delaware State Housing Authority | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, February 20, 2024

DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday announced he intends to nominate Cynthia Karnai to serve as Director of the Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA).   Karnai’s nomination must be approved by the Delaware State Senate.    “Cynthia understands the housing situation in Delaware, and she’ll continue the hard work we are doing to create affordable […]




Governor Carney Announces Judicial Nominations

Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, February 19, 2024

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Monday announced that he will nominate Eliza Hirst to serve as Family Court Judge in New Castle County, and Jessica Markowski-Kelly to serve as Family Court Commissioner in New Castle County. The Governor’s nominations will be submitted to the Delaware State Senate for consideration.   “I want to […]




Governor Carney Releases Statement on Delaware State Housing Authority Director Young’s resignation

Delaware State Housing Authority | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, February 9, 2024

DOVER, DE – Governor John Carney on Friday released the following statement on Director Eugene Young Jr.’s decision to step down March 8, 2024, from his current role as the head of the Delaware State Housing Authority. Director Young has served as the agency’s leader since 2021.   “Eugene is a strong leader dedicated to public service. […]




More Than 91,000 Bags of Trash Collected from Delaware Roads in 2023

Department of Transportation | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, February 8, 2024

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) and its partners collected 91,810 bags of trash in 2023 in the ongoing effort to Keep DE Litter Free. The work was performed by DelDOT Maintenance & Operations employees, DART, Adopt-A-Highway/Sponsor-A-Highway efforts, the Work A Day Earn A Pay Program, and with help from the Delaware Department of the […]