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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 […]




Governor Carney Helps Delaware Tourism Office, Delaware State Parks Kick Off Beach Season at Delaware Seashore State Park

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Economy | Date Posted: Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Tourism, Parks, La Vida Hospitality Group partner on new beach umbrellas, new Big Chill Beach Club REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday joined the Delaware Tourism Office, Delaware State Parks, and La Vida Hospitality Group to kick off beach season at Delaware Seashore State Park and promote the state’s tourism economy. Delaware’s […]




Governor Carney and Legislators Announce Bill to Spur Investment in Innovative, Delaware-based Small Businesses

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Economy | Date Posted: Thursday, May 11, 2017

Bipartisan Angel Investor Job Creation and Innovation Act establishes 25 percent tax credit for investments in innovation DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney and legislators in the Delaware House of Representatives on Friday announced new legislation – the Angel Investor Job Creation and Innovation Act – that would establish a refundable tax credit for qualified […]







  Category: The Economy


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 […]




Governor Carney Helps Delaware Tourism Office, Delaware State Parks Kick Off Beach Season at Delaware Seashore State Park

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Economy | Date Posted: Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Tourism, Parks, La Vida Hospitality Group partner on new beach umbrellas, new Big Chill Beach Club REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday joined the Delaware Tourism Office, Delaware State Parks, and La Vida Hospitality Group to kick off beach season at Delaware Seashore State Park and promote the state’s tourism economy. Delaware’s […]




Governor Carney and Legislators Announce Bill to Spur Investment in Innovative, Delaware-based Small Businesses

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Economy | Date Posted: Thursday, May 11, 2017

Bipartisan Angel Investor Job Creation and Innovation Act establishes 25 percent tax credit for investments in innovation DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney and legislators in the Delaware House of Representatives on Friday announced new legislation – the Angel Investor Job Creation and Innovation Act – that would establish a refundable tax credit for qualified […]