Governor Carney, Legislators Announce Bills to Make Opportunity Funding Permanent, Expand K-3 Special Education
Opportunity Funding targets state resources for English learners and low-income students; funding will reach $60M annually by FY2025 WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney and members of the General Assembly on Thursday announced legislation to increase funding and classroom-based support for low-income students, English learners, and young Delaware students with special needs. Senate Bill 56, sponsored […]
HB 350 is part of the Delaware Legislative Black Caucus’ ‘Justice for All’ Agenda WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday signed House Bill 350, which bans the use of chokeholds by all law enforcement agencies in Delaware. Representative Nnamdi Chukwuocha and Senator Elizabeth Lockman are the prime sponsors of the legislation. The legislation […]
House Bill 346 creates safe, more direct alternative to in-person voting due to COVID-19 WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday signed into law House Bill 346, legislation sponsored by House Majority Leader Valerie Longhurst that allows Delawareans to vote by mail in the 2020 primary, general and special elections. House Bill 346 makes […]
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 […]
DNREC filed in Delaware Superior Court on Monday to stop the Public Service Commission from freezing Delaware’s increasing standard for renewable energy.