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  Category: Governor John Carney


Governor Carney Signs Legislation to Ban Plastic Bags, Reduce Litter in Delaware

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, July 29, 2019

New laws will ban single-use plastic bags and create a Litter Investigation and Enforcement Fund WILMINGTON, Del. –  At the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary on Monday, Governor John Carney joined members of the General Assembly and environmental advocates to sign House Bill 130 and Senate Substitute 1 for Senate Bill 5, two pieces of […]




ICYMI – Governor Carney’s Op-Ed: We’re Making Progress

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, July 22, 2019

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney published an op-ed in The News Journal about progress made in Delaware to strengthen our economy, improve Delaware’s schools, protect our environment, and responsibly manage taxpayer dollars. The following is an excerpt from Governor Carney’s op-ed: “Over the past three years, we have worked hard to connect with Delawareans […]




Governor Carney Urges Delawareans to Stay Safe During Heat Warnings

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, July 19, 2019

DOVER, Del. – Delaware, along with many other states, is in an extended heatwave with the most dangerous days to come. The National Weather Services issued an Excessive Heat Warning through Sunday night for the entire state, and the state also issued a Code Orange Air Quality Alert. Delawareans and visitors are advised to be aware of the […]




Governor Carney Announces Expansion of DelDOT’s Work-a-Day Earn-a-Pay Program

Department of Transportation | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, July 18, 2019

WILMINGTON, Del – Governor John Carney, joined by Mayor of Wilmington Mike Purzycki, Secretary of Transportation Jennifer Cohan, and other state and local officials, on Thursday highlighted the Work-a-Day Earn-a-Pay Program Pilot Public Works Jobs program and announced an expansion beyond the City of Wilmington. The $150,000 pilot initiative funded by DelDOT created a partnership […]




Nominations for Governor’s Volunteer Awards Accepted Through Aug. 16

Delaware Health and Social Services | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, July 18, 2019

DOVER (July 18, 2019) – Nominations for the Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards are being accepted by the State Office of Volunteerism through Friday, Aug. 16. These awards recognize the important contributions made by Delaware’s volunteers to their communities. Award recipients will be honored Tuesday, Oct. 29, at Dover Downs Hotel and Conference Center. “Thousands of […]







  Category: Governor John Carney


Governor Carney Signs Legislation to Ban Plastic Bags, Reduce Litter in Delaware

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, July 29, 2019

New laws will ban single-use plastic bags and create a Litter Investigation and Enforcement Fund WILMINGTON, Del. –  At the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary on Monday, Governor John Carney joined members of the General Assembly and environmental advocates to sign House Bill 130 and Senate Substitute 1 for Senate Bill 5, two pieces of […]




ICYMI – Governor Carney’s Op-Ed: We’re Making Progress

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, July 22, 2019

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney published an op-ed in The News Journal about progress made in Delaware to strengthen our economy, improve Delaware’s schools, protect our environment, and responsibly manage taxpayer dollars. The following is an excerpt from Governor Carney’s op-ed: “Over the past three years, we have worked hard to connect with Delawareans […]




Governor Carney Urges Delawareans to Stay Safe During Heat Warnings

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, July 19, 2019

DOVER, Del. – Delaware, along with many other states, is in an extended heatwave with the most dangerous days to come. The National Weather Services issued an Excessive Heat Warning through Sunday night for the entire state, and the state also issued a Code Orange Air Quality Alert. Delawareans and visitors are advised to be aware of the […]




Governor Carney Announces Expansion of DelDOT’s Work-a-Day Earn-a-Pay Program

Department of Transportation | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, July 18, 2019

WILMINGTON, Del – Governor John Carney, joined by Mayor of Wilmington Mike Purzycki, Secretary of Transportation Jennifer Cohan, and other state and local officials, on Thursday highlighted the Work-a-Day Earn-a-Pay Program Pilot Public Works Jobs program and announced an expansion beyond the City of Wilmington. The $150,000 pilot initiative funded by DelDOT created a partnership […]




Nominations for Governor’s Volunteer Awards Accepted Through Aug. 16

Delaware Health and Social Services | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, July 18, 2019

DOVER (July 18, 2019) – Nominations for the Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards are being accepted by the State Office of Volunteerism through Friday, Aug. 16. These awards recognize the important contributions made by Delaware’s volunteers to their communities. Award recipients will be honored Tuesday, Oct. 29, at Dover Downs Hotel and Conference Center. “Thousands of […]