DOVER – Revenue from a new opioid impact fee created by the Delaware General Assembly in 2019 will be used to prevent overdose deaths and provide new services to those seeking treatment for their substance use disorder, the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) and Sen. Stephanie Hansen announced Wednesday. DHSS Secretary Molly […]
New regulations increase oversight of Pharmacy Benefit Managers Excessive pharmaceutical costs are a concerning trend occurring across the nation, and today the Delaware Department of Insurance has finalized new regulations for Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) to proactively combat the issue. The regulations go into effect on August 11 as part of implementing HB 194, and […]
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 […]
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.