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Governor Carney Announces Interactive Website for Opportunity Zones Initiative

Featured Posts | 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 | Featured Posts | 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 […]




ICYMI: Governor Carney Highlights $4 Billion Infrastructure Investment Plan

Department of Transportation | Featured Posts | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | The Economy | Date Posted: Tuesday, October 30, 2018

DOVER, Del.— Governor John Carney joined Secretary of Transportation Jennifer Cohan on Monday to highlight infrastructure investments that will be made throughout the state as part of the FY20 – FY25 Capital Transportation Program. Currently, more than $3.2 billion in infrastructure work is planned for Delaware’s transportation network over the next six years. When including […]




Governor Carney, Diamond State Port Corporation, Gulftainer Sign Agreement to Expand Port of Wilmington

Department of State | Featured Posts | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | The Economy | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Lease agreement expected to create jobs, generate as much as $600 million in new investment WILMINGTON, Del. – On Tuesday, Governor John Carney, the Diamond State Port Corporation, and GT USA Wilmington, LLC finalized an agreement that will significantly expand the Port of Wilmington, create jobs, and lead to as much as $600 million of […]




TUESDAY: Signing of Port of Wilmington Expansion Agreement

Featured Posts | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Economy | Date Posted: Wednesday, September 12, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. – At noon on Tuesday, September 18, Governor Carney, the Diamond State Port Corporation and GT USA Wilmington, LLC will finalize the concession agreement to lease and significantly expand the Port of Wilmington. In March, Governor Carney announced the agreement with Gulftainer to lease the Port of Wilmington from the State, construct a […]







  Category: The Economy


Governor Carney Announces Interactive Website for Opportunity Zones Initiative

Featured Posts | 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 | Featured Posts | 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 […]




ICYMI: Governor Carney Highlights $4 Billion Infrastructure Investment Plan

Department of Transportation | Featured Posts | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | The Economy | Date Posted: Tuesday, October 30, 2018

DOVER, Del.— Governor John Carney joined Secretary of Transportation Jennifer Cohan on Monday to highlight infrastructure investments that will be made throughout the state as part of the FY20 – FY25 Capital Transportation Program. Currently, more than $3.2 billion in infrastructure work is planned for Delaware’s transportation network over the next six years. When including […]




Governor Carney, Diamond State Port Corporation, Gulftainer Sign Agreement to Expand Port of Wilmington

Department of State | Featured Posts | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | The Economy | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Lease agreement expected to create jobs, generate as much as $600 million in new investment WILMINGTON, Del. – On Tuesday, Governor John Carney, the Diamond State Port Corporation, and GT USA Wilmington, LLC finalized an agreement that will significantly expand the Port of Wilmington, create jobs, and lead to as much as $600 million of […]




TUESDAY: Signing of Port of Wilmington Expansion Agreement

Featured Posts | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Economy | Date Posted: Wednesday, September 12, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. – At noon on Tuesday, September 18, Governor Carney, the Diamond State Port Corporation and GT USA Wilmington, LLC will finalize the concession agreement to lease and significantly expand the Port of Wilmington. In March, Governor Carney announced the agreement with Gulftainer to lease the Port of Wilmington from the State, construct a […]