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  Category: The Economy


Scientist behind Incyte’s Jakafi Ready to Strike Big in Delaware Again

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Small Business | The Economy | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 15, 2017

New Castle, Del. (August 14, 2017) – A founding scientist and previous vice president of the pharmaceutical company Incyte is growing his next venture in Delaware. Dr. Kris Vaddi started Prelude Therapeutics in July 2016 with the vision of creating a leading cancer drug discovery-based biotech company. Prelude currently has about a dozen people working […]




Governor Carney Named to NGA Economic Development and Commerce Committee

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Economy | Date Posted: Wednesday, August 9, 2017

National Governors Association announced 2017-2018 committee membership on Wednesday WILMINGTON, Del. – The National Governors Association on Wednesday announced that Governor John Carney will serve on the association’s Economic Development and Commerce Committee, to exchange ideas and best practices with fellow governors on economic development and economic growth. Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson will chair the […]




Governor Carney Signs House Bill 190 to Modernize the Coastal Zone Act

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | The Economy | The Environment | Date Posted: Wednesday, August 2, 2017

New law will allow responsible redevelopment of 14 legacy industrial sites along coastline CLAYMONT, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday signed into law House Bill 190 – bipartisan legislation that modernizes Delaware’s Coastal Zone Act. The new law will allow for the responsible redevelopment of 14 legacy industrial sites in the coastal zone, new […]




Advisory: Governor Carney Announces Statewide Jobs & Economy Tour

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Economy | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Governor will meet with business leaders at small business roundtables and innovative business tours WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney announced on Tuesday that he will spend August talking to Delaware business owners about Delaware’s economy, economic development, and the importance of supporting Delaware small businesses, innovators and entrepreneurs. Governor Carney also will sign two […]




UPDATE: Council on Development Finance Hears Sallie Mae Proposal to Create 285 More Jobs in Delaware

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Small Business | The Economy | Date Posted: Monday, July 24, 2017

Dover, Del. (July 24, 2017) – The Delaware Division of Small Business, Development & Tourism and Sallie Mae are working to find new jobs in the state for people recently displaced from HSBC and Barclays in the Wilmington area. Sallie Mae plans to create 285 new positions in northern Delaware bringing its total employment in […]







  Category: The Economy


Scientist behind Incyte’s Jakafi Ready to Strike Big in Delaware Again

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Small Business | The Economy | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 15, 2017

New Castle, Del. (August 14, 2017) – A founding scientist and previous vice president of the pharmaceutical company Incyte is growing his next venture in Delaware. Dr. Kris Vaddi started Prelude Therapeutics in July 2016 with the vision of creating a leading cancer drug discovery-based biotech company. Prelude currently has about a dozen people working […]




Governor Carney Named to NGA Economic Development and Commerce Committee

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Economy | Date Posted: Wednesday, August 9, 2017

National Governors Association announced 2017-2018 committee membership on Wednesday WILMINGTON, Del. – The National Governors Association on Wednesday announced that Governor John Carney will serve on the association’s Economic Development and Commerce Committee, to exchange ideas and best practices with fellow governors on economic development and economic growth. Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson will chair the […]




Governor Carney Signs House Bill 190 to Modernize the Coastal Zone Act

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | The Economy | The Environment | Date Posted: Wednesday, August 2, 2017

New law will allow responsible redevelopment of 14 legacy industrial sites along coastline CLAYMONT, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday signed into law House Bill 190 – bipartisan legislation that modernizes Delaware’s Coastal Zone Act. The new law will allow for the responsible redevelopment of 14 legacy industrial sites in the coastal zone, new […]




Advisory: Governor Carney Announces Statewide Jobs & Economy Tour

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Economy | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Governor will meet with business leaders at small business roundtables and innovative business tours WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney announced on Tuesday that he will spend August talking to Delaware business owners about Delaware’s economy, economic development, and the importance of supporting Delaware small businesses, innovators and entrepreneurs. Governor Carney also will sign two […]




UPDATE: Council on Development Finance Hears Sallie Mae Proposal to Create 285 More Jobs in Delaware

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Small Business | The Economy | Date Posted: Monday, July 24, 2017

Dover, Del. (July 24, 2017) – The Delaware Division of Small Business, Development & Tourism and Sallie Mae are working to find new jobs in the state for people recently displaced from HSBC and Barclays in the Wilmington area. Sallie Mae plans to create 285 new positions in northern Delaware bringing its total employment in […]