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  Category: The Economy


Governor Carney, Delaware Prosperity Partnership to Host Conversations on Economic Development

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Economy | Date Posted: Friday, February 15, 2019

Public events scheduled in all three counties to discuss Delaware’s economy, economic development WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney and the Delaware Prosperity Partnership (DPP) announced community conversations on economic development efforts scheduled in all three counties. Governor Carney, co-chair of the DPP, will join DPP President, W. Kurt Foreman, as well as DPP staff […]




DNREC Shoreline & Waterway Management beach replenishment projects set for Pickering, Kitts Hummock and Bowers beaches

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Office of the Secretary | The Economy | The Environment | Date Posted: Friday, January 4, 2019

DOVER – DNREC’s Shoreline and Waterway Management Section within the Division of Watershed Stewardship will begin beach replenishment work in early February, pending permit approvals, for the Delaware Bay communities of Pickering Beach, Kitts Hummock, and Bowers Beach, DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin announced today. Replenishment, which is expected to be completed in May, will consist of truck-hauled fill projects managed by DNREC. Bayshore beaches in the three communities were chosen for winter replenishment after experiencing significant loss of sand this year due to erosion from Delaware Bay tides and waves.




Governors Lead Bipartisan Effort to Prevent Dangerous Seismic Testing and Offshore Drilling

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Economy | The Environment | Date Posted: Thursday, December 20, 2018

Trump Administration Approves Offshore Airgun Use, Governor Carney Joins Atlantic Seaboard Governors Urging Protection for Our Coast WILMINGTON, Del. – Following the announcement that the Trump Administration authorized airgun use in waters off the East Coast, Governor John Carney and a group of bipartisan governors today urged Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and Interior Secretary Ryan […]




Governor Carney Announces Interactive Website for Opportunity Zones Initiative

Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Small Business | Sussex County | The Economy | Date Posted: Thursday, November 15, 2018

New tool to attract private investments in economically-distressed areas WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney announced on Thursday a new interactive website highlighting Delaware’s Opportunity Zones across the state. Opportunity Zones are an economic development tool designed to attract private investment and create economic opportunity in economically-distressed communities across Delaware. In April 2018, Governor Carney […]




Delaware Angel Investor Tax Credit Applications Now Available

Department of State | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Small Business | Sussex County | The Economy | Date Posted: Thursday, November 1, 2018

Refundable tax credit to encourage job creation, innovation WILMINGTON, Del. – Qualified investors and high-tech small businesses can now make use of Delaware’s newest program aimed at encouraging job creation and innovation. The Delaware Division of Small Business began Thursday accepting certification applications for the Angel Investor Tax Credit (AITC) at www.business.delaware.gov/incentives. “We are excited […]







  Category: The Economy


Governor Carney, Delaware Prosperity Partnership to Host Conversations on Economic Development

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Economy | Date Posted: Friday, February 15, 2019

Public events scheduled in all three counties to discuss Delaware’s economy, economic development WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney and the Delaware Prosperity Partnership (DPP) announced community conversations on economic development efforts scheduled in all three counties. Governor Carney, co-chair of the DPP, will join DPP President, W. Kurt Foreman, as well as DPP staff […]




DNREC Shoreline & Waterway Management beach replenishment projects set for Pickering, Kitts Hummock and Bowers beaches

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Office of the Secretary | The Economy | The Environment | Date Posted: Friday, January 4, 2019

DOVER – DNREC’s Shoreline and Waterway Management Section within the Division of Watershed Stewardship will begin beach replenishment work in early February, pending permit approvals, for the Delaware Bay communities of Pickering Beach, Kitts Hummock, and Bowers Beach, DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin announced today. Replenishment, which is expected to be completed in May, will consist of truck-hauled fill projects managed by DNREC. Bayshore beaches in the three communities were chosen for winter replenishment after experiencing significant loss of sand this year due to erosion from Delaware Bay tides and waves.




Governors Lead Bipartisan Effort to Prevent Dangerous Seismic Testing and Offshore Drilling

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Economy | The Environment | Date Posted: Thursday, December 20, 2018

Trump Administration Approves Offshore Airgun Use, Governor Carney Joins Atlantic Seaboard Governors Urging Protection for Our Coast WILMINGTON, Del. – Following the announcement that the Trump Administration authorized airgun use in waters off the East Coast, Governor John Carney and a group of bipartisan governors today urged Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and Interior Secretary Ryan […]




Governor Carney Announces Interactive Website for Opportunity Zones Initiative

Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Small Business | Sussex County | The Economy | Date Posted: Thursday, November 15, 2018

New tool to attract private investments in economically-distressed areas WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney announced on Thursday a new interactive website highlighting Delaware’s Opportunity Zones across the state. Opportunity Zones are an economic development tool designed to attract private investment and create economic opportunity in economically-distressed communities across Delaware. In April 2018, Governor Carney […]




Delaware Angel Investor Tax Credit Applications Now Available

Department of State | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Small Business | Sussex County | The Economy | Date Posted: Thursday, November 1, 2018

Refundable tax credit to encourage job creation, innovation WILMINGTON, Del. – Qualified investors and high-tech small businesses can now make use of Delaware’s newest program aimed at encouraging job creation and innovation. The Delaware Division of Small Business began Thursday accepting certification applications for the Angel Investor Tax Credit (AITC) at www.business.delaware.gov/incentives. “We are excited […]