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Governor Carney’s Statement on General Assembly’s Failure to Pass a Budget

DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney early Saturday morning issued the following statement on the General Assembly’s failure to reach a budget agreement: “I’m deeply disappointed that the General Assembly has failed to reach an agreement to pass a balanced budget, and a responsible long-term financial plan. The people of Delaware expect us to responsibly […]




LEGISLATIVE ADVISORY: Governor Carney Signs Bill to Reduce Dropout Rate

Legislation sponsored by Representative Matthews and Senator McDowell WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney has signed House Bill 23, legislation aimed at reducing the dropout rate in Delaware’s public schools. Representative Sean Matthews and Senator Harris McDowell sponsored the legislation. “All of Delaware’s students deserve an equal opportunity to learn and succeed,” said Governor Carney. […]




DNREC to hold Aug. 29 public hearing in Dover on proposed regulations for evaluating state’s energy efficiency programs

DOVER (Aug. 4, 2016) – DNREC’s Division of Energy & Climate will hold a public hearing this month on newly proposed regulations for the evaluation, measurement and verification of energy efficiency programs recommended by Delaware’s Energy Efficiency Advisory Council.




Amended Delaware Regulations Governing Beach Protection and Use of Beaches go into effect Aug. 11

DOVER (July 22, 2016) – Final amendments to Delaware’s Regulations Governing Beach Protection and the Use of Beaches – that implement legislative changes to the state’s Beach Preservation Act and clarify and codify the process for construction to help preserve the state’s fragile dune and beach system – will go into effect Aug. 11.
The amendments, pursuant to 7DE Admin. Code §5102, were approved July 15 in an order signed by DNREC Secretary David Small, and will be submitted to the State of Delaware’s Register of Regulations for publication Aug. 1.




Equal Pay Day in Delaware: Delaware Women Leaders Ask for Support

On Tuesday, March 24, 2015, a House Concurrent Resolution will be introduced in the General Assembly to affirm that equal pay for women matters to the people of Delaware. Sponsoring the Resolution in the House are House Majority Leader Valerie Longhurst and Representative Stephanie T. Bolden; in the Senate, the sponsors are Senate Majority Whip […]







 Pages Tagged With: "General Assembly"

Governor Carney’s Statement on General Assembly’s Failure to Pass a Budget

DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney early Saturday morning issued the following statement on the General Assembly’s failure to reach a budget agreement: “I’m deeply disappointed that the General Assembly has failed to reach an agreement to pass a balanced budget, and a responsible long-term financial plan. The people of Delaware expect us to responsibly […]




LEGISLATIVE ADVISORY: Governor Carney Signs Bill to Reduce Dropout Rate

Legislation sponsored by Representative Matthews and Senator McDowell WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney has signed House Bill 23, legislation aimed at reducing the dropout rate in Delaware’s public schools. Representative Sean Matthews and Senator Harris McDowell sponsored the legislation. “All of Delaware’s students deserve an equal opportunity to learn and succeed,” said Governor Carney. […]




DNREC to hold Aug. 29 public hearing in Dover on proposed regulations for evaluating state’s energy efficiency programs

DOVER (Aug. 4, 2016) – DNREC’s Division of Energy & Climate will hold a public hearing this month on newly proposed regulations for the evaluation, measurement and verification of energy efficiency programs recommended by Delaware’s Energy Efficiency Advisory Council.




Amended Delaware Regulations Governing Beach Protection and Use of Beaches go into effect Aug. 11

DOVER (July 22, 2016) – Final amendments to Delaware’s Regulations Governing Beach Protection and the Use of Beaches – that implement legislative changes to the state’s Beach Preservation Act and clarify and codify the process for construction to help preserve the state’s fragile dune and beach system – will go into effect Aug. 11.
The amendments, pursuant to 7DE Admin. Code §5102, were approved July 15 in an order signed by DNREC Secretary David Small, and will be submitted to the State of Delaware’s Register of Regulations for publication Aug. 1.




Equal Pay Day in Delaware: Delaware Women Leaders Ask for Support

On Tuesday, March 24, 2015, a House Concurrent Resolution will be introduced in the General Assembly to affirm that equal pay for women matters to the people of Delaware. Sponsoring the Resolution in the House are House Majority Leader Valerie Longhurst and Representative Stephanie T. Bolden; in the Senate, the sponsors are Senate Majority Whip […]