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African American History Month programs among 18 special events at the museums of the State of Delaware during February 2018

Governor John Carney | Historical and Cultural Affairs | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, January 25, 2018

Highlights include programs on African-American life at the John Dickinson Plantation in the 18th century, the evolution of black recorded music and African-American archaeology in Delaware.




Governor Carney Presents Fiscal Year 2019 Recommended Budget

Governor John Carney | Office of Management and Budget | Office of the Governor | State Budget | Date Posted: Thursday, January 25, 2018

“Responsible Investment” plan advances priorities outlined in State of the State including public education, state workforce DOVER, Del. – Governor Carney on Thursday presented his Fiscal Year 2019 Recommended Budget, sending the General Assembly a balanced $4.2 billion financial plan that will make important investments in Delaware’s economy, workforce, and public schools – while ensuring […]




Governor Carney’s Statement on Senate Confirmation of Cerron Cade as Secretary of Labor

Department of Labor | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 24, 2018

DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday issued the following statement on the Delaware Senate’s confirmation of Cerron Cade to serve as Secretary of the Delaware Department of Labor: “Cerron has the knowledge and experience necessary to take on this important role, and I want to thank members of the Delaware Senate for their […]




2018 Arbor Day School Poster Contest for grades K to 5

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 24, 2018

The Delaware Forest Service is now accepting entries for its annual Arbor Day Poster Contest for grades K to 5—open to all public, private, and home school students. For the first time, this year’s theme is “Trees are Terrific…and Perfect for Pollinators!” The contest can teach students about the important role of trees in the well-being of both people and pollinators, such as bees.

In Delaware, Arbor Day is designated as the last Friday in April (April 27, 2018). Arbor Day was started in Nebraska in 1872 by J. Sterling Morton as an occasion to both celebrate and encourage the planting of trees. In addition to a chance to win prizes, all students that participate will receive free loblolly pine seedlings, delivered during the last week of April. Teachers must register for the contest by March 15 to reserve free seedlings, and all posters are due March 29, 2018.




Governor Carney, DHSS Relaunch ChooseHealthDE.com With Information, Resources on Slowing the Growth of Healthcare Spending in Delaware

Delaware Health and Social Services | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 23, 2018

New website includes information on healthcare benchmark initiative to reduce costs, improve outcomes for Delawareans DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney and the Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) relaunched ChooseHealthDE.com on Tuesday to include information and resources about healthcare spending in Delaware, strategies to slow its growth and actions to better connect that spending […]







  Category: Governor John Carney


African American History Month programs among 18 special events at the museums of the State of Delaware during February 2018

Governor John Carney | Historical and Cultural Affairs | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, January 25, 2018

Highlights include programs on African-American life at the John Dickinson Plantation in the 18th century, the evolution of black recorded music and African-American archaeology in Delaware.




Governor Carney Presents Fiscal Year 2019 Recommended Budget

Governor John Carney | Office of Management and Budget | Office of the Governor | State Budget | Date Posted: Thursday, January 25, 2018

“Responsible Investment” plan advances priorities outlined in State of the State including public education, state workforce DOVER, Del. – Governor Carney on Thursday presented his Fiscal Year 2019 Recommended Budget, sending the General Assembly a balanced $4.2 billion financial plan that will make important investments in Delaware’s economy, workforce, and public schools – while ensuring […]




Governor Carney’s Statement on Senate Confirmation of Cerron Cade as Secretary of Labor

Department of Labor | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 24, 2018

DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday issued the following statement on the Delaware Senate’s confirmation of Cerron Cade to serve as Secretary of the Delaware Department of Labor: “Cerron has the knowledge and experience necessary to take on this important role, and I want to thank members of the Delaware Senate for their […]




2018 Arbor Day School Poster Contest for grades K to 5

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 24, 2018

The Delaware Forest Service is now accepting entries for its annual Arbor Day Poster Contest for grades K to 5—open to all public, private, and home school students. For the first time, this year’s theme is “Trees are Terrific…and Perfect for Pollinators!” The contest can teach students about the important role of trees in the well-being of both people and pollinators, such as bees.

In Delaware, Arbor Day is designated as the last Friday in April (April 27, 2018). Arbor Day was started in Nebraska in 1872 by J. Sterling Morton as an occasion to both celebrate and encourage the planting of trees. In addition to a chance to win prizes, all students that participate will receive free loblolly pine seedlings, delivered during the last week of April. Teachers must register for the contest by March 15 to reserve free seedlings, and all posters are due March 29, 2018.




Governor Carney, DHSS Relaunch ChooseHealthDE.com With Information, Resources on Slowing the Growth of Healthcare Spending in Delaware

Delaware Health and Social Services | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 23, 2018

New website includes information on healthcare benchmark initiative to reduce costs, improve outcomes for Delawareans DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney and the Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) relaunched ChooseHealthDE.com on Tuesday to include information and resources about healthcare spending in Delaware, strategies to slow its growth and actions to better connect that spending […]