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Governor Carney Announces Judicial Nominations

Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, June 3, 2024

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Monday announced that he will nominate Thomas Pedersen to serve as Court of Common Pleas Judge in Sussex County, and Candace Holmes to serve as Family Court Commissioner in Kent County. Governor Carney also will renominate Family Court Judge Mardi Pyott to serve an additional term in Kent County […]




Governor Carney Orders Lowering of Flags

Flag Status | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, May 30, 2024

Governor John Carney has ordered Delaware flags to be lowered to half-staff at all state facilities on Monday, June 3, 2024, to honor former Speaker of the House and President of Delaware Technical Community College, Orlando “Lonnie” George, on the day of his interment.




Governor Carney Orders Lowering of Flags

Flag Status | Governor John Carney | News | Office of Management and Budget | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, May 24, 2024

DOVER, Del. – President Biden has proclaimed Memorial Day, May 27, 2024, as a day of prayer for permanent peace, and designated the hour of 11 a.m. as a time to collectively unite in prayer and reflection. President Biden also has asked all Americans to observe the National Moment of Remembrance beginning at 3 p.m., and has […]




Panel Discussion Marked 70 Years Since Brown v. Board of Education: Delaware’s Role in Desegregating Public Schools

Department of Human Resources | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, May 24, 2024

WILMINGTON, Del. — On Tuesday, May 21, 2024, in honor of the 70th anniversary of the landmark 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision, the State of Delaware’s Department of Human Resources, Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, in collaboration with the Governor’s Office, hosted a panel discussion featuring descendants of the Delaware cases that […]




EDGE Competition Reaches Milestone – 100 Small Businesses Awarded Grants Since 2019

Governor John Carney | News | Small Business | The Economy | Date Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2024

A State of Delaware program that helps small businesses start or grow during the first few years of operation hit a major milestone Thursday. The Delaware Division of Small Business announced the most recent grant awards for the Encouraging Development, Growth and Expansion (EDGE) competition on May 23rd in Dover. The awards given to 10 Delaware small businesses for the spring 2024 round, bring the total number of businesses awarded funds under the EDGE program to 100.







  Category: Office of the Governor

Governor Carney Announces Judicial Nominations

Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, June 3, 2024

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Monday announced that he will nominate Thomas Pedersen to serve as Court of Common Pleas Judge in Sussex County, and Candace Holmes to serve as Family Court Commissioner in Kent County. Governor Carney also will renominate Family Court Judge Mardi Pyott to serve an additional term in Kent County […]




Governor Carney Orders Lowering of Flags

Flag Status | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, May 30, 2024

Governor John Carney has ordered Delaware flags to be lowered to half-staff at all state facilities on Monday, June 3, 2024, to honor former Speaker of the House and President of Delaware Technical Community College, Orlando “Lonnie” George, on the day of his interment.




Governor Carney Orders Lowering of Flags

Flag Status | Governor John Carney | News | Office of Management and Budget | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, May 24, 2024

DOVER, Del. – President Biden has proclaimed Memorial Day, May 27, 2024, as a day of prayer for permanent peace, and designated the hour of 11 a.m. as a time to collectively unite in prayer and reflection. President Biden also has asked all Americans to observe the National Moment of Remembrance beginning at 3 p.m., and has […]




Panel Discussion Marked 70 Years Since Brown v. Board of Education: Delaware’s Role in Desegregating Public Schools

Department of Human Resources | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, May 24, 2024

WILMINGTON, Del. — On Tuesday, May 21, 2024, in honor of the 70th anniversary of the landmark 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision, the State of Delaware’s Department of Human Resources, Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, in collaboration with the Governor’s Office, hosted a panel discussion featuring descendants of the Delaware cases that […]




EDGE Competition Reaches Milestone – 100 Small Businesses Awarded Grants Since 2019

Governor John Carney | News | Small Business | The Economy | Date Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2024

A State of Delaware program that helps small businesses start or grow during the first few years of operation hit a major milestone Thursday. The Delaware Division of Small Business announced the most recent grant awards for the Encouraging Development, Growth and Expansion (EDGE) competition on May 23rd in Dover. The awards given to 10 Delaware small businesses for the spring 2024 round, bring the total number of businesses awarded funds under the EDGE program to 100.