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Op-ed: Protecting the Health of our Young People by Raising the Minimum Sales Age of Tobacco Products from 18 to 21

Division of Public Health | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Protecting the Health of our Young People, and our State’s Future, by Raising the Minimum Sales Age of Tobacco Products from 18 to 21 Op-ed by Karyl T. Rattay, MD, MS, Director, Division of Public Health, Delaware Department of Health and Social Services It’s a fact that most smokers start using tobacco as youth: Eighty-nine […]




Governor Carney Announces Support for Legislation to Raise Tobacco Sales Age

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Senate Bill 25 would raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21 DOVER, Del. – Surrounded by members of the General Assembly, advocates, students, and health care professionals, Governor John Carney on Tuesday announced his support for Senate Bill 25 – legislation that would raise the legal age for sales of […]




Governors Carney and Hogan, Delaware’s Federal Delegation Issue Statements on FERC Artificial Island Ruling

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, March 1, 2019

Ruling will significantly reduce cost of project for Delaware businesses and residential ratepayers WILMINGTON, Del. – The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has denied a rehearing request on the cost allocation for the $278 million Artificial Island transmission line project, and established a fair allocation that will significantly reduce future costs for businesses and residential electric […]




New Claymont Train Station Project to Begin in Spring 2019

Delaware Transit Corporation | Department of Transportation | Governor John Carney | New Castle County | News | Date Posted: Thursday, February 21, 2019

Governor Carney was joined by Senator Tom Carper, Representative Lisa Blunt-Rochester, and other state and local officials today as he announced plans for the new Claymont Regional Transportation Center at First State Crossing, with initial construction scheduled to begin this spring. “Across our state, we are investing $3.2 billion to modernize our transportation system through […]




State of Delaware Offices in Kent, New Castle Closing at 1:30 P.M.

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Drivers should exercise caution on Delaware roadways  WILMINGTON, Del. – State of Delaware offices in Kent and New Castle counties will close at 1:30 p.m. due to inclement weather. Non-essential State employees who live or work in Kent or New Castle counties may leave work at 1:30 p.m. when offices close. “Thank you to our […]







  Category: Office of the Governor


Op-ed: Protecting the Health of our Young People by Raising the Minimum Sales Age of Tobacco Products from 18 to 21

Division of Public Health | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Protecting the Health of our Young People, and our State’s Future, by Raising the Minimum Sales Age of Tobacco Products from 18 to 21 Op-ed by Karyl T. Rattay, MD, MS, Director, Division of Public Health, Delaware Department of Health and Social Services It’s a fact that most smokers start using tobacco as youth: Eighty-nine […]




Governor Carney Announces Support for Legislation to Raise Tobacco Sales Age

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Senate Bill 25 would raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21 DOVER, Del. – Surrounded by members of the General Assembly, advocates, students, and health care professionals, Governor John Carney on Tuesday announced his support for Senate Bill 25 – legislation that would raise the legal age for sales of […]




Governors Carney and Hogan, Delaware’s Federal Delegation Issue Statements on FERC Artificial Island Ruling

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, March 1, 2019

Ruling will significantly reduce cost of project for Delaware businesses and residential ratepayers WILMINGTON, Del. – The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has denied a rehearing request on the cost allocation for the $278 million Artificial Island transmission line project, and established a fair allocation that will significantly reduce future costs for businesses and residential electric […]




New Claymont Train Station Project to Begin in Spring 2019

Delaware Transit Corporation | Department of Transportation | Governor John Carney | New Castle County | News | Date Posted: Thursday, February 21, 2019

Governor Carney was joined by Senator Tom Carper, Representative Lisa Blunt-Rochester, and other state and local officials today as he announced plans for the new Claymont Regional Transportation Center at First State Crossing, with initial construction scheduled to begin this spring. “Across our state, we are investing $3.2 billion to modernize our transportation system through […]




State of Delaware Offices in Kent, New Castle Closing at 1:30 P.M.

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Drivers should exercise caution on Delaware roadways  WILMINGTON, Del. – State of Delaware offices in Kent and New Castle counties will close at 1:30 p.m. due to inclement weather. Non-essential State employees who live or work in Kent or New Castle counties may leave work at 1:30 p.m. when offices close. “Thank you to our […]