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  Category: Governor John Carney


Governor Carney Formally Extends Public Health Emergency

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, May 26, 2022

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday formally extended the Public Health Emergency order another 30 days to allow the State of Delaware and medical providers to continue COVID-19 vaccination and testing programs, and issued the following statement:  “Positive cases are increasing here in Delaware and it’s important people stay one step ahead of COVID-19,” said Governor Carney. “Keep […]




Governor Carney Terminates Limited State of Emergency in Kent County

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 25, 2022

WILMINGTON, Del. — Governor John Carney on Wednesday terminated the limited State of Emergency in Kent County put in place on Monday, May 23 due to the barge fire occurring in the Delaware Bay. “First responders fought the fires and successfully kept our community and our environment safe,” said Governor Carney. “We are terminating the local […]




Governor Carney Announces Governor’s Summer Fellowship Program  

Department of Education | Education | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 25, 2022

WILMINGTON, Del. — Governor John Carney on Wednesday announced Delaware’s first-ever Governor’s Summer Fellowship Program for Delaware high school students. The Governor’s Summer Fellowship Program provides paid camp counselor opportunities for Delaware high school seniors and juniors. Along with real-world experience, fellows will receive paid work opportunities at community-based summer camps in each county and the […]




Governor Carney Activates Emergency Management Assistance Compact to Support Emergency Response to Barge Fire

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, May 24, 2022

WILMINGTON, Del. — Governor John Carney on Tuesday issued a limited State of Emergency in Kent County due to the barge fire occurring in the Delaware Bay. The Governor requested additional resources to support local emergency management agencies – including the Bowers Fire Company and the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control – […]




Governor Carney Vetoes House Bill 371

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, May 24, 2022

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday vetoed House Bill 371, legislation that would remove all penalties for possession by a person 21 years of age or older of one ounce or less of marijuana and ensure that there are no criminal or civil penalties for transfers without remuneration of one ounce or less […]







  Category: Governor John Carney


Governor Carney Formally Extends Public Health Emergency

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, May 26, 2022

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday formally extended the Public Health Emergency order another 30 days to allow the State of Delaware and medical providers to continue COVID-19 vaccination and testing programs, and issued the following statement:  “Positive cases are increasing here in Delaware and it’s important people stay one step ahead of COVID-19,” said Governor Carney. “Keep […]




Governor Carney Terminates Limited State of Emergency in Kent County

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 25, 2022

WILMINGTON, Del. — Governor John Carney on Wednesday terminated the limited State of Emergency in Kent County put in place on Monday, May 23 due to the barge fire occurring in the Delaware Bay. “First responders fought the fires and successfully kept our community and our environment safe,” said Governor Carney. “We are terminating the local […]




Governor Carney Announces Governor’s Summer Fellowship Program  

Department of Education | Education | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 25, 2022

WILMINGTON, Del. — Governor John Carney on Wednesday announced Delaware’s first-ever Governor’s Summer Fellowship Program for Delaware high school students. The Governor’s Summer Fellowship Program provides paid camp counselor opportunities for Delaware high school seniors and juniors. Along with real-world experience, fellows will receive paid work opportunities at community-based summer camps in each county and the […]




Governor Carney Activates Emergency Management Assistance Compact to Support Emergency Response to Barge Fire

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, May 24, 2022

WILMINGTON, Del. — Governor John Carney on Tuesday issued a limited State of Emergency in Kent County due to the barge fire occurring in the Delaware Bay. The Governor requested additional resources to support local emergency management agencies – including the Bowers Fire Company and the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control – […]




Governor Carney Vetoes House Bill 371

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, May 24, 2022

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday vetoed House Bill 371, legislation that would remove all penalties for possession by a person 21 years of age or older of one ounce or less of marijuana and ensure that there are no criminal or civil penalties for transfers without remuneration of one ounce or less […]