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

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 […]




Governor Carney, Members of the General Assembly Announce Gun Safety Package

Joint Senate-House agreement ensures swift passage of critical gun safety measures WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney, along with Senate and House Democratic Leadership, on Thursday announced a commitment to advance multiple gun safety bills before the General Assembly adjourns on June 30. The package of gun safety legislation includes: Banning the sale of assault weapons […]




Gov. Carney and 11 Governors Issue Letter Calling on Federal Government to Take Action on Sensible Gun Safety Measures

Governors call for Red Flag Laws, Universal Background Checks, Banning Assault Weapons and High-Capacity Magazines, Stricter Reporting Requirements WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney and the Governors of California, Connecticut, Illinois, Michigan, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Washington today issued a letter calling on President Trump and Senate Majority […]




Governor Carney Signs School Safety Legislation

New law establishes a School Safety and Security Fund with $5 million appropriation GEORGES, Del. – Governor John Carney on Monday signed the Delaware School Safety and Security Fund into law – a bipartisan piece of school safety legislation that was passed unanimously by members of the General Assembly. This legislation, funded with $5 million […]




Governor Carney Signs “Red Flag” Legislation

HS 1 for HB 222 allows courts to issue a lethal violence protection order when citizens pose a danger to self or others DOVER, Del. – On Wednesday, Governor John Carney signed House Substitute 1 for HB 222 into law surrounded by members of the General Assembly of both parties, law enforcement, and advocates for gun safety. This […]







 Pages Tagged With: "gun safety"

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

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 […]




Governor Carney, Members of the General Assembly Announce Gun Safety Package

Joint Senate-House agreement ensures swift passage of critical gun safety measures WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney, along with Senate and House Democratic Leadership, on Thursday announced a commitment to advance multiple gun safety bills before the General Assembly adjourns on June 30. The package of gun safety legislation includes: Banning the sale of assault weapons […]




Gov. Carney and 11 Governors Issue Letter Calling on Federal Government to Take Action on Sensible Gun Safety Measures

Governors call for Red Flag Laws, Universal Background Checks, Banning Assault Weapons and High-Capacity Magazines, Stricter Reporting Requirements WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney and the Governors of California, Connecticut, Illinois, Michigan, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Washington today issued a letter calling on President Trump and Senate Majority […]




Governor Carney Signs School Safety Legislation

New law establishes a School Safety and Security Fund with $5 million appropriation GEORGES, Del. – Governor John Carney on Monday signed the Delaware School Safety and Security Fund into law – a bipartisan piece of school safety legislation that was passed unanimously by members of the General Assembly. This legislation, funded with $5 million […]




Governor Carney Signs “Red Flag” Legislation

HS 1 for HB 222 allows courts to issue a lethal violence protection order when citizens pose a danger to self or others DOVER, Del. – On Wednesday, Governor John Carney signed House Substitute 1 for HB 222 into law surrounded by members of the General Assembly of both parties, law enforcement, and advocates for gun safety. This […]