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  Category: Office of the Governor


Governor Carney’s Statement on Voting by Mail Legislation

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, June 25, 2020

WILMINGTON, Del. — Governor John Carney on Thursday issued the following statement on the General Assembly’s passage of House Bill 346, legislation sponsored by House Majority Leader Valerie Longhurst regarding voting by mail: “My position on this issue has been simple and consistent. We should make it easier – not harder – for all Delawareans […]




STATEMENT: Governor Carney Announces Delay in Phase 3 of Economic Reopening

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, June 25, 2020

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday announced a delay in moving to Phase 3 of Delaware’s economic reopening, and issued the following statement: “I know many Delawareans expected us to move into Phase 3 of economic reopening on Monday, June 29 – and that had been my hope, as well. But we are […]




Governor Carney Signs Executive Order on Law Enforcement Policy  

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, June 25, 2020

Order bans chokeholds at state law enforcement agencies, requires additional de-escalation training, and additional transparency around use-of-force policies WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday signed Executive Order #41, which bans the use of chokeholds by State of Delaware law enforcement agencies, including Delaware State Police and Capitol Police; increases community engagement; requires additional […]




Governor Carney Issues Statement on General Assembly Passage of Fiscal Year 2021 Budget

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | State Budget | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 24, 2020

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday issued the following statement on the General Assembly’s passage of the Fiscal Year 2021 operating budget: “This has been a difficult several months for Delaware, to be sure. I want to start by thanking members of the General Assembly – and especially members of the Joint Finance […]




Governor Carney Issues Statement on Senate Confirmations

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, June 23, 2020

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday issued the following statement on the Delaware Senate’s unanimous bipartisan vote to confirm Molly Magarik to serve as the next Secretary of the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services, as well as judicial nominations confirmed by the Senate on Tuesday: “I want to thank members of […]







  Category: Office of the Governor


Governor Carney’s Statement on Voting by Mail Legislation

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, June 25, 2020

WILMINGTON, Del. — Governor John Carney on Thursday issued the following statement on the General Assembly’s passage of House Bill 346, legislation sponsored by House Majority Leader Valerie Longhurst regarding voting by mail: “My position on this issue has been simple and consistent. We should make it easier – not harder – for all Delawareans […]




STATEMENT: Governor Carney Announces Delay in Phase 3 of Economic Reopening

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, June 25, 2020

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday announced a delay in moving to Phase 3 of Delaware’s economic reopening, and issued the following statement: “I know many Delawareans expected us to move into Phase 3 of economic reopening on Monday, June 29 – and that had been my hope, as well. But we are […]




Governor Carney Signs Executive Order on Law Enforcement Policy  

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, June 25, 2020

Order bans chokeholds at state law enforcement agencies, requires additional de-escalation training, and additional transparency around use-of-force policies WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday signed Executive Order #41, which bans the use of chokeholds by State of Delaware law enforcement agencies, including Delaware State Police and Capitol Police; increases community engagement; requires additional […]




Governor Carney Issues Statement on General Assembly Passage of Fiscal Year 2021 Budget

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | State Budget | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 24, 2020

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday issued the following statement on the General Assembly’s passage of the Fiscal Year 2021 operating budget: “This has been a difficult several months for Delaware, to be sure. I want to start by thanking members of the General Assembly – and especially members of the Joint Finance […]




Governor Carney Issues Statement on Senate Confirmations

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, June 23, 2020

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday issued the following statement on the Delaware Senate’s unanimous bipartisan vote to confirm Molly Magarik to serve as the next Secretary of the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services, as well as judicial nominations confirmed by the Senate on Tuesday: “I want to thank members of […]