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  Category: Governor John Carney


Governor Carney Takes Steps to Address Security Concerns at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center

Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, March 13, 2017

Measures include new staffing at JTVCC, equipment, security teams WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney announced on Monday that he is taking important steps to address security risks for employees and inmates at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center (JTVCC), and across Delaware’s correctional system, following the February 1 hostage incident. Initial steps include: An investment […]




$5.5 million awarded to Strong Neighborhoods projects statewide

Delaware State Housing Authority | Governor John Carney | Date Posted: Monday, March 13, 2017

Funding also allocated to clean up and maintain vacant or abandoned homes WILMINGTON – Nine projects statewide will receive $5.5 million from Delaware’s Strong Neighborhoods Housing Fund to address vacant, abandoned or foreclosed properties, Governor John Carney announced today, joined by Delaware State Housing Authority Director Anas Ben Addi and elected officials and community leaders […]




Governor Carney’s Statement on House GOP Plan to Repeal the Affordable Care Act

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 8, 2017

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney issued the following statement Tuesday on the U.S. House Republicans’ plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act: “The Republican proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act would dramatically change how the federal government funds Medicaid, reduce access to quality healthcare for many vulnerable Delaware families and cost Delaware taxpayers […]




Governor Carney Announces Re-Appointment of Judge Witham to Delaware Superior Court

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Saturday, March 4, 2017

Nomination must be approved by the Delaware Senate WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Saturday announced his nomination to re-appoint Judge William L. Witham Jr. to the Delaware Superior Court, as Resident Judge for Kent County. The Delaware Senate must approve Judge Witham’s nomination. “Judge Witham has served the State of Delaware with distinction,” […]




Governor Carney’s Statement on Artificial Island Project Recommendations

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, March 3, 2017

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney issued the following statement on recommendations Friday from the PJM Transmission Expansion Advisory Committee: “This project, as currently financed, would place an unjust burden on Delaware residential and industrial ratepayers. Delaware businesses and families would see higher monthly electric bills, and receive next to nothing in return in the […]







  Category: Governor John Carney


Governor Carney Takes Steps to Address Security Concerns at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center

Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, March 13, 2017

Measures include new staffing at JTVCC, equipment, security teams WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney announced on Monday that he is taking important steps to address security risks for employees and inmates at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center (JTVCC), and across Delaware’s correctional system, following the February 1 hostage incident. Initial steps include: An investment […]




$5.5 million awarded to Strong Neighborhoods projects statewide

Delaware State Housing Authority | Governor John Carney | Date Posted: Monday, March 13, 2017

Funding also allocated to clean up and maintain vacant or abandoned homes WILMINGTON – Nine projects statewide will receive $5.5 million from Delaware’s Strong Neighborhoods Housing Fund to address vacant, abandoned or foreclosed properties, Governor John Carney announced today, joined by Delaware State Housing Authority Director Anas Ben Addi and elected officials and community leaders […]




Governor Carney’s Statement on House GOP Plan to Repeal the Affordable Care Act

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 8, 2017

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney issued the following statement Tuesday on the U.S. House Republicans’ plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act: “The Republican proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act would dramatically change how the federal government funds Medicaid, reduce access to quality healthcare for many vulnerable Delaware families and cost Delaware taxpayers […]




Governor Carney Announces Re-Appointment of Judge Witham to Delaware Superior Court

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Saturday, March 4, 2017

Nomination must be approved by the Delaware Senate WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Saturday announced his nomination to re-appoint Judge William L. Witham Jr. to the Delaware Superior Court, as Resident Judge for Kent County. The Delaware Senate must approve Judge Witham’s nomination. “Judge Witham has served the State of Delaware with distinction,” […]




Governor Carney’s Statement on Artificial Island Project Recommendations

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, March 3, 2017

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney issued the following statement on recommendations Friday from the PJM Transmission Expansion Advisory Committee: “This project, as currently financed, would place an unjust burden on Delaware residential and industrial ratepayers. Delaware businesses and families would see higher monthly electric bills, and receive next to nothing in return in the […]