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Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long Signs Proclamation Marking Gun Violence Awareness Week

Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | News | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Monday, June 5, 2023

WILMINGTON, Del. – Today, Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long joined state officials and community leaders to sign a proclamation marking the first full week of June as Gun Violence Awareness Week in Delaware.     As school wraps up for the year, it’s important to increase public awareness for children and caregivers around the safe storage of firearms. National data […]




Lt. Governor Hall-Long Joins State Leaders, NFL Legends to Launch New Child ID Program in Delaware

Department of Education | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, May 25, 2023

The joint initiative with the National Child Identification Program will provide Delaware families and law enforcement with new tools to locate missing children NEW CASTLE, DE– Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long joined NFL Hall of Famer Randy White, former Philadelphia Eagles Pro Bowler Jeremiah Trotter and state education and law enforcement leaders at the Garfield Park […]




Big Fish Foundation Donates Major Gift to Delaware Basic Needs Closets Program

Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | News | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 3, 2023

The Big Fish Foundation Presented the Basic Needs Closets with a $30,000 Donation  Rehoboth Beach, Del. – Last week, Delaware Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long joined Big Fish Foundation Executive Director, Laura Sugrue, at Big Fish Grill in Rehoboth Beach to accept a $30,000 donation check that will benefit the Delaware Basic Needs Closets. The Big […]




Lt. Gov. Hall-Long Joins Advocates, Lawmakers in Calling to Make Early Childhood Education More Affordable, Accessible

Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | News | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, May 2, 2023

Panelists stress the need to help “the workforce behind Delaware’s workforce”  DOVER, Del. – Today Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long joined lawmakers, early childhood education providers, parents and advocates to kickoff a panel discussion about the future of early childhood education in the First State. The Delaware Association for the Education of Young Children (DEAEYC) sponsored the advocacy day amid a national child […]




Lt. Governor Hall-Long Announces Support for Senate Bill 2 Gun Safety Legislation

Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, April 26, 2023

Permit to purchase law aims to reduce gun suicides and community violence, making Delaware families and communities safer  DOVER, Del.  – Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long has announced her support for Senate Bill 2, which would add Delaware to the growing number of states that require a permit and training to purchase a handgun. The bill, sponsored […]







  Category: Office of the Lieutenant Governor

Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long Signs Proclamation Marking Gun Violence Awareness Week

Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | News | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Monday, June 5, 2023

WILMINGTON, Del. – Today, Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long joined state officials and community leaders to sign a proclamation marking the first full week of June as Gun Violence Awareness Week in Delaware.     As school wraps up for the year, it’s important to increase public awareness for children and caregivers around the safe storage of firearms. National data […]




Lt. Governor Hall-Long Joins State Leaders, NFL Legends to Launch New Child ID Program in Delaware

Department of Education | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, May 25, 2023

The joint initiative with the National Child Identification Program will provide Delaware families and law enforcement with new tools to locate missing children NEW CASTLE, DE– Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long joined NFL Hall of Famer Randy White, former Philadelphia Eagles Pro Bowler Jeremiah Trotter and state education and law enforcement leaders at the Garfield Park […]




Big Fish Foundation Donates Major Gift to Delaware Basic Needs Closets Program

Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | News | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 3, 2023

The Big Fish Foundation Presented the Basic Needs Closets with a $30,000 Donation  Rehoboth Beach, Del. – Last week, Delaware Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long joined Big Fish Foundation Executive Director, Laura Sugrue, at Big Fish Grill in Rehoboth Beach to accept a $30,000 donation check that will benefit the Delaware Basic Needs Closets. The Big […]




Lt. Gov. Hall-Long Joins Advocates, Lawmakers in Calling to Make Early Childhood Education More Affordable, Accessible

Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | News | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, May 2, 2023

Panelists stress the need to help “the workforce behind Delaware’s workforce”  DOVER, Del. – Today Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long joined lawmakers, early childhood education providers, parents and advocates to kickoff a panel discussion about the future of early childhood education in the First State. The Delaware Association for the Education of Young Children (DEAEYC) sponsored the advocacy day amid a national child […]




Lt. Governor Hall-Long Announces Support for Senate Bill 2 Gun Safety Legislation

Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, April 26, 2023

Permit to purchase law aims to reduce gun suicides and community violence, making Delaware families and communities safer  DOVER, Del.  – Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long has announced her support for Senate Bill 2, which would add Delaware to the growing number of states that require a permit and training to purchase a handgun. The bill, sponsored […]