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  Category: Governor John Carney


Governor Carney Urges President Trump to Keep U.S. in Paris Climate Agreement

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Environment | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 3, 2017

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney released the following statement Wednesday after joining 11 other governors in writing a letter to urge President Donald Trump to keep the U.S. in the Paris Climate Agreement to reduce carbon pollution and combat climate change. “The effects of climate change are already taking a toll on Delawareans. As […]




Governor’s 2017 Agricultural and Urban Conservation Award winners honored

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Governor Carney, along with DNREC Secretary Garvin and officials with the Delaware Association of Conservation Districts and the USDA, led a ceremony recognizing this year’s Governor’s Agricultural and Urban Conservation Awards honorees and signed a proclamation officially designating April 30-May 7 as Soil and Water Stewardship Week in Delaware.




Governor Carney Signs House Bill 31 Allowing Delaware Financial Institutions to Offer Prize-Linked Programs to Encourage Savers

Delaware Health and Social Services | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Delaware becomes 15th state to launch prize-linked savings program DOVER, Del. — Governor John Carney today signed House Bill 31, making Delaware the 15th state to launch a prize-linked savings program to encourage Delawareans, especially low-income and first-time savers, to make regular deposits into their accounts. Delaware also became the 22nd state to enact legislation […]




Governor Carney’s First 100 Days

Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Monday, May 1, 2017

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor Carney released the following statement on his first 100 days in office: “During my first several months in office, I have traveled across our state, meeting with Delawareans from Claymont to Laurel, and everywhere in between. We have discussed our budget challenges, ways to create jobs and grow Delaware’s economy, improve […]




Governor Carney’s Statement on President Trump’s Order to Review Offshore Drilling Restrictions

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Environment | Date Posted: Friday, April 28, 2017

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney released the following statement after President Trump signed an executive order that would review offshore drilling restrictions put in place by the Obama Administration: “President Trump’s order is disappointing, and would reverse important restrictions put in place by the Obama Administration,” said Governor Carney. “Delaware does not support any […]







  Category: Governor John Carney


Governor Carney Urges President Trump to Keep U.S. in Paris Climate Agreement

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Environment | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 3, 2017

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney released the following statement Wednesday after joining 11 other governors in writing a letter to urge President Donald Trump to keep the U.S. in the Paris Climate Agreement to reduce carbon pollution and combat climate change. “The effects of climate change are already taking a toll on Delawareans. As […]




Governor’s 2017 Agricultural and Urban Conservation Award winners honored

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Governor Carney, along with DNREC Secretary Garvin and officials with the Delaware Association of Conservation Districts and the USDA, led a ceremony recognizing this year’s Governor’s Agricultural and Urban Conservation Awards honorees and signed a proclamation officially designating April 30-May 7 as Soil and Water Stewardship Week in Delaware.




Governor Carney Signs House Bill 31 Allowing Delaware Financial Institutions to Offer Prize-Linked Programs to Encourage Savers

Delaware Health and Social Services | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Delaware becomes 15th state to launch prize-linked savings program DOVER, Del. — Governor John Carney today signed House Bill 31, making Delaware the 15th state to launch a prize-linked savings program to encourage Delawareans, especially low-income and first-time savers, to make regular deposits into their accounts. Delaware also became the 22nd state to enact legislation […]




Governor Carney’s First 100 Days

Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Monday, May 1, 2017

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor Carney released the following statement on his first 100 days in office: “During my first several months in office, I have traveled across our state, meeting with Delawareans from Claymont to Laurel, and everywhere in between. We have discussed our budget challenges, ways to create jobs and grow Delaware’s economy, improve […]




Governor Carney’s Statement on President Trump’s Order to Review Offshore Drilling Restrictions

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Environment | Date Posted: Friday, April 28, 2017

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney released the following statement after President Trump signed an executive order that would review offshore drilling restrictions put in place by the Obama Administration: “President Trump’s order is disappointing, and would reverse important restrictions put in place by the Obama Administration,” said Governor Carney. “Delaware does not support any […]