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Governor Carney Declares November 13-17 as American Education Week

Date Posted: Thursday, November 16th, 2017
Categories:  Department of Education Education Governor John Carney Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long Office of the Governor

Week recognizes educators, parents for their vital role in supporting schools DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday released the following statement after signing a proclamation declaring November 13-17 as American Education Week across Delaware: “All of Delaware’s students deserve a quality education, and an equal opportunity to succeed. American Education Week recognizes our […]




DHSS Adopt-A-Family Holiday Program Seeks Donors to Provide Gifts for Delaware Children, Families and Seniors in Need

Date Posted: Thursday, November 16th, 2017
Categories:  Delaware Health and Social Services Governor John Carney Office of the Governor

NEW CASTLE (Nov. 16, 2017) – The Department of Health and Social Services’ Adopt-A-Family Holiday program is seeking donors to help make the holiday season a happier one for thousands of children, adults, people with disabilities and seniors in need in Delaware. The Adopt-A-Family Holiday program anonymously matches donors to a senior, individual with a […]




Governor Carney Presents Order of the First State Posthumously to Molly Murray

Date Posted: Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
Categories:  Governor John Carney Office of the Governor

Murray, a longtime environmental reporter, honored for her contributions to Delaware DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday presented the Order of the First State posthumously to Molly Murray, a longtime environmental reporter for The News Journal, who passed away in July. The Murray family accepted the Order – an honor bestowed for meritorious service […]




Governor Carney Announces Launch of GEAR Website to Identify Cost Savings

Date Posted: Thursday, November 9th, 2017
Categories:  Department of Finance Governor John Carney Office of Management and Budget Office of the Governor State Budget

State employees, members of the public can submit ideas for cost savings, improvements across state government WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor Carney on Thursday announced the launch of a website for the Government Efficiency and Accountability Review Board, gear.delaware.gov, to identify opportunities for cost savings and system improvements across state government. In February, Governor Carney signed Executive […]




Delaware Opioid Prescription Rates Falling Seven Months After New Regulations Enacted

Date Posted: Wednesday, November 8th, 2017
Categories:  Delaware Health and Social Services Department of Justice Department of State Governor John Carney Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long Office of the Governor Office of the Lieutenant Governor Public Health

Statistics from the Division of Professional Regulation, which licenses controlled substance prescribers, show a 12-percent drop in opioid prescriptions statewide compared to the first quarter of 2017. The number of Delaware patients being treated with opioid medications has also declined by 8 percent over the same time period, the division reports.




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