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Governor Carney Signs Package of Gun Safety Legislation

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, June 30, 2022

DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday signed a package of six gun safety bills surrounded by Members of the General Assembly, members of his Cabinet, advocates and community leaders. This package includes legislation that:   Bans the sale of assault weapons (HB 450) Raises the age to purchase most firearms from 18 to 21 […]




Governor Carney Signs FY23 Budget

Governor John Carney | News | Office of Management and Budget | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday signed a $5.0 billion Fiscal Year 2023 operating budget for the State of Delaware, a sustainable financial plan that makes investments in Delaware public schools and education programming. The operating budget, Senate Bill 250, includes pay increases for state employees, including 2% to 9% increases for all merit employees and increases for […]




Governor Carney Formally Extends Public Health Emergency

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, June 24, 2022

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Friday 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:  “It’s important people stay one step ahead of COVID-19,” said Governor Carney. “Keep doing the things we know that work. Stay […]




Governor Carney’s Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Ruling

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, June 24, 2022

Governor John Carney’s statement on the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization: “Today’s decision upends half a century of settled law, and it will lead to risk and heartache for women and families across the country. Here in Delaware, a woman’s right to choose is protected under the law, as […]




Governor Carney’s Statement on Senate Confirmations of Nathan Cook, Kelly Hicks Sheridan

Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 22, 2022

DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday issued the following statement on the Senate’s votes to confirm the Governor’s nominations of Nathan Cook to serve as Vice Chancellor of the Court of Chancery and Kelly Hicks Sheridan as a Commissioner for the Family Court in New Castle County. “I’m confident that each has the experience and judgment […]







  Category: Governor John Carney


Governor Carney Signs Package of Gun Safety Legislation

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, June 30, 2022

DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday signed a package of six gun safety bills surrounded by Members of the General Assembly, members of his Cabinet, advocates and community leaders. This package includes legislation that:   Bans the sale of assault weapons (HB 450) Raises the age to purchase most firearms from 18 to 21 […]




Governor Carney Signs FY23 Budget

Governor John Carney | News | Office of Management and Budget | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday signed a $5.0 billion Fiscal Year 2023 operating budget for the State of Delaware, a sustainable financial plan that makes investments in Delaware public schools and education programming. The operating budget, Senate Bill 250, includes pay increases for state employees, including 2% to 9% increases for all merit employees and increases for […]




Governor Carney Formally Extends Public Health Emergency

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, June 24, 2022

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Friday 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:  “It’s important people stay one step ahead of COVID-19,” said Governor Carney. “Keep doing the things we know that work. Stay […]




Governor Carney’s Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Ruling

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, June 24, 2022

Governor John Carney’s statement on the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization: “Today’s decision upends half a century of settled law, and it will lead to risk and heartache for women and families across the country. Here in Delaware, a woman’s right to choose is protected under the law, as […]




Governor Carney’s Statement on Senate Confirmations of Nathan Cook, Kelly Hicks Sheridan

Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 22, 2022

DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday issued the following statement on the Senate’s votes to confirm the Governor’s nominations of Nathan Cook to serve as Vice Chancellor of the Court of Chancery and Kelly Hicks Sheridan as a Commissioner for the Family Court in New Castle County. “I’m confident that each has the experience and judgment […]