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  Category: The Economy


Governor Carney Announces Preliminary Agreement with Gulftainer to Expand Port of Wilmington

Department of State | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | The Economy | Date Posted: Thursday, March 29, 2018

Terms of the agreement must be approved by Diamond State Port Corporation Board and the Delaware General Assembly WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney and Secretary of State Jeffrey Bullock on Thursday announced that the State of Delaware has reached a preliminary agreement with the Gulftainer Group to lease the Port of Wilmington from the […]




DNREC Division of Parks & Recreation’s economic impact study for Delaware state parks praised at Tower 3 lighting ceremony

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Economy | Date Posted: Monday, February 12, 2018

Governor John Carney, DNREC Secretary Garvin and other officials lauded the positive economic impact DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation has in Delaware and announced the results of the first-ever independent economic impact study of Delaware’s 16 state parks.




Governor Carney, Atlantic Governors Issue Joint Letter to U.S. Department of Interior Opposing Offshore Drilling

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Economy | The Environment | Date Posted: Friday, January 19, 2018

Bipartisan group includes Governors from Massachusetts to North Carolina; letter sent to U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney joined a bipartisan group of seven Atlantic state governors in issuing a joint letter to U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, opposing the Trump Administration’s plan to allow oil and gas drilling in […]




Governor Carney, Congressional Delegation, Mayor of Wilmington, New Castle County Executive Respond to Amazon Announcement

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Economy | Date Posted: Thursday, January 18, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. – Delaware Governor John Carney (D) and Delaware’s congressional delegation, U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons (both D-Del.), Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-Del.), Mayor of Wilmington Mike Purzycki, and New Castle County Executive Matthew Meyer issued the following statement on Amazon’s second North American headquarters: “Of course we are disappointed that Amazon […]




DelDOT Announces Business Process Improvements

Department of Transportation | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | The Economy | Date Posted: Thursday, December 21, 2017

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) has announced several initiatives to streamline processes and contribute to fostering economic growth across the state. “During my statewide business roundtable meetings, I asked business owners, “What can the state do better to help our businesses grow?” I received great feedback and I’m glad that we are already making […]







  Category: The Economy


Governor Carney Announces Preliminary Agreement with Gulftainer to Expand Port of Wilmington

Department of State | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | The Economy | Date Posted: Thursday, March 29, 2018

Terms of the agreement must be approved by Diamond State Port Corporation Board and the Delaware General Assembly WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney and Secretary of State Jeffrey Bullock on Thursday announced that the State of Delaware has reached a preliminary agreement with the Gulftainer Group to lease the Port of Wilmington from the […]




DNREC Division of Parks & Recreation’s economic impact study for Delaware state parks praised at Tower 3 lighting ceremony

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Economy | Date Posted: Monday, February 12, 2018

Governor John Carney, DNREC Secretary Garvin and other officials lauded the positive economic impact DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation has in Delaware and announced the results of the first-ever independent economic impact study of Delaware’s 16 state parks.




Governor Carney, Atlantic Governors Issue Joint Letter to U.S. Department of Interior Opposing Offshore Drilling

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Economy | The Environment | Date Posted: Friday, January 19, 2018

Bipartisan group includes Governors from Massachusetts to North Carolina; letter sent to U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney joined a bipartisan group of seven Atlantic state governors in issuing a joint letter to U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, opposing the Trump Administration’s plan to allow oil and gas drilling in […]




Governor Carney, Congressional Delegation, Mayor of Wilmington, New Castle County Executive Respond to Amazon Announcement

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Economy | Date Posted: Thursday, January 18, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. – Delaware Governor John Carney (D) and Delaware’s congressional delegation, U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons (both D-Del.), Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-Del.), Mayor of Wilmington Mike Purzycki, and New Castle County Executive Matthew Meyer issued the following statement on Amazon’s second North American headquarters: “Of course we are disappointed that Amazon […]




DelDOT Announces Business Process Improvements

Department of Transportation | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | The Economy | Date Posted: Thursday, December 21, 2017

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) has announced several initiatives to streamline processes and contribute to fostering economic growth across the state. “During my statewide business roundtable meetings, I asked business owners, “What can the state do better to help our businesses grow?” I received great feedback and I’m glad that we are already making […]