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  Category: Governor John Carney


Governor Carney Releases Interim Report of DOC Special Assistant

Department of Correction | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, January 11, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday released an interim report of the Special Assistant at the Department of Correction. The six-month report publicly details progress in the Department of Correction’s efforts to implement recommendations made by the Independent Review into the events of February 1 and 2, 2017, at James T. Vaughn Correctional […]




Governor Carney Requests Meeting With Secretary Zinke to Discuss Offshore Drilling Plan

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Environment | Date Posted: Thursday, January 11, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney has sent a letter to U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, requesting a meeting to discuss the Trump Administration’s offshore drilling plan. The plan would open up areas in the Atlantic, including areas off the coast of Delaware, to new oil and gas drilling. Governor Carney will urge Secretary Zinke […]




Governor Carney’s Statement on Senate Confirmation of Saundra Ross Johnson

Department of Human Resources | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 10, 2018

DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday issued the following statement on the Delaware Senate’s confirmation of Saundra Ross Johnson to serve as Secretary of the Delaware Department of Human Resources: “Thank you to the members of the Delaware Senate for confirming Saundra Ross Johnson as Secretary of the Department of Human Resources. Sandy […]




Governor Carney, Lawmakers Announce Support for Paid Parental Leave for State Workers

Department of Human Resources | Department of Labor | Governor John Carney | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | Office of the Governor | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Proposal offers 12 weeks of paid parental leave, would make Delaware the 6th state to offer the benefit to public workers DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney joined members of the General Assembly on Tuesday to call for passage of legislation that would offer 12 weeks of paid parental leave to state workers. The bill, […]




Governor Carney Urges U.S. EPA to Reconsider Repeal of Clean Power Plan

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Energy and Climate | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Environment | Date Posted: Monday, January 8, 2018

Governor: “I am here today to state that the rest of the country must follow Delaware’s lead and be part of the solution” WILMINGTON, Del.— Governor John Carney joined Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) at its public meeting on Monday to offer public comment on the Trump Administration’s proposal to repeal […]







  Category: Governor John Carney


Governor Carney Releases Interim Report of DOC Special Assistant

Department of Correction | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, January 11, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday released an interim report of the Special Assistant at the Department of Correction. The six-month report publicly details progress in the Department of Correction’s efforts to implement recommendations made by the Independent Review into the events of February 1 and 2, 2017, at James T. Vaughn Correctional […]




Governor Carney Requests Meeting With Secretary Zinke to Discuss Offshore Drilling Plan

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Environment | Date Posted: Thursday, January 11, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney has sent a letter to U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, requesting a meeting to discuss the Trump Administration’s offshore drilling plan. The plan would open up areas in the Atlantic, including areas off the coast of Delaware, to new oil and gas drilling. Governor Carney will urge Secretary Zinke […]




Governor Carney’s Statement on Senate Confirmation of Saundra Ross Johnson

Department of Human Resources | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 10, 2018

DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday issued the following statement on the Delaware Senate’s confirmation of Saundra Ross Johnson to serve as Secretary of the Delaware Department of Human Resources: “Thank you to the members of the Delaware Senate for confirming Saundra Ross Johnson as Secretary of the Department of Human Resources. Sandy […]




Governor Carney, Lawmakers Announce Support for Paid Parental Leave for State Workers

Department of Human Resources | Department of Labor | Governor John Carney | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | Office of the Governor | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Proposal offers 12 weeks of paid parental leave, would make Delaware the 6th state to offer the benefit to public workers DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney joined members of the General Assembly on Tuesday to call for passage of legislation that would offer 12 weeks of paid parental leave to state workers. The bill, […]




Governor Carney Urges U.S. EPA to Reconsider Repeal of Clean Power Plan

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Energy and Climate | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | The Environment | Date Posted: Monday, January 8, 2018

Governor: “I am here today to state that the rest of the country must follow Delaware’s lead and be part of the solution” WILMINGTON, Del.— Governor John Carney joined Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) at its public meeting on Monday to offer public comment on the Trump Administration’s proposal to repeal […]