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  Category: The Economy


Ground Broken for Newark Regional Transportation Center, Parking Lot & Access Road

Department of Transportation | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Economy | Date Posted: Monday, July 17, 2017

NEWARK, Del. — This morning, Governor John Carney, U.S. Senator Thomas Carper, U.S. Senator Christopher Coons, U.S. Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester, Transportation Chief Engineer Robert McCleary, and a host of other dignitaries participated in a Department of Transportation (DelDOT) groundbreaking for the Newark Regional Transportation Center, Parking Lot and Access Road. “This project represents an important […]




Governor Carney, Chief Information Officer Announce Innovative Cybersecurity Partnership for Students

Department of Technology and Information | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Economy | Date Posted: Friday, July 14, 2017

Online cybersecurity training offers scholarship opportunities for Delaware high school juniors and seniors, and college students WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney announced on Friday a new, innovative cybersecurity training partnership between the SANS Institute and the State of Delaware that provides Delaware high school juniors and seniors at least 16 years old, and college […]




Governor Carney Welcomes Firefly Music Festival to Delaware

Delaware Tourism Office | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | The Economy | Date Posted: Thursday, June 15, 2017

DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney released the following statement on Thursday, noting the economic benefits of the four-day Firefly Music Festival at The Woodlands of Dover International Speedway. “Firefly brings tens of thousands of visitors to Delaware from every state and dozens of countries,” said Governor Carney. “Not only does the festival have an […]




Governor Carney’s Statement on Proposed Modifications to the Coastal Zone Act

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Economy | The Environment | Date Posted: Thursday, May 18, 2017

DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday released the following statement on HB 190, which would responsibly modify the Coastal Zone Act: “We can and should responsibly redevelop Delaware’s industrial sites, clean them up and put them back to work for Delawareans. This legislation would allow additional flexibility for the 14 existing heavy industry […]




Governor Carney Announces Strategic Plan to Restructure Delaware’s Economic Development Efforts

Department of Labor | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Economy | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Plan will create new public-private entity and new economic development division at the Department of State WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney announced a plan on Wednesday to create a public-private partnership and strategically realign Delaware’s economic development efforts, with a new focus on promoting innovation, supporting Delaware’s entrepreneurs, and leveraging private sector resources to […]







  Category: The Economy


Ground Broken for Newark Regional Transportation Center, Parking Lot & Access Road

Department of Transportation | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Economy | Date Posted: Monday, July 17, 2017

NEWARK, Del. — This morning, Governor John Carney, U.S. Senator Thomas Carper, U.S. Senator Christopher Coons, U.S. Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester, Transportation Chief Engineer Robert McCleary, and a host of other dignitaries participated in a Department of Transportation (DelDOT) groundbreaking for the Newark Regional Transportation Center, Parking Lot and Access Road. “This project represents an important […]




Governor Carney, Chief Information Officer Announce Innovative Cybersecurity Partnership for Students

Department of Technology and Information | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Economy | Date Posted: Friday, July 14, 2017

Online cybersecurity training offers scholarship opportunities for Delaware high school juniors and seniors, and college students WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney announced on Friday a new, innovative cybersecurity training partnership between the SANS Institute and the State of Delaware that provides Delaware high school juniors and seniors at least 16 years old, and college […]




Governor Carney Welcomes Firefly Music Festival to Delaware

Delaware Tourism Office | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | The Economy | Date Posted: Thursday, June 15, 2017

DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney released the following statement on Thursday, noting the economic benefits of the four-day Firefly Music Festival at The Woodlands of Dover International Speedway. “Firefly brings tens of thousands of visitors to Delaware from every state and dozens of countries,” said Governor Carney. “Not only does the festival have an […]




Governor Carney’s Statement on Proposed Modifications to the Coastal Zone Act

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Economy | The Environment | Date Posted: Thursday, May 18, 2017

DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday released the following statement on HB 190, which would responsibly modify the Coastal Zone Act: “We can and should responsibly redevelop Delaware’s industrial sites, clean them up and put them back to work for Delawareans. This legislation would allow additional flexibility for the 14 existing heavy industry […]




Governor Carney Announces Strategic Plan to Restructure Delaware’s Economic Development Efforts

Department of Labor | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Economy | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Plan will create new public-private entity and new economic development division at the Department of State WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney announced a plan on Wednesday to create a public-private partnership and strategically realign Delaware’s economic development efforts, with a new focus on promoting innovation, supporting Delaware’s entrepreneurs, and leveraging private sector resources to […]