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OP-ED: Soaring health care costs are holding Delaware back. Here’s what we’re doing to fix them.

Op-ed by Rick Geisenberger, Secretary of the Delaware Department of Finance Over the next several weeks, as we complete another budget debate in Dover, we should not lose sight of Delaware’s long-term challenges and of one issue in particular: the rising cost of health care. The projected growth rate for state spending on health care […]




Governor Carney’s Statement on DuPont’s Purchase of Newark Manufacturing Facility

DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday issued the following statement on DuPont’s announcement of the company’s $45 million purchase and expansion of a facility in Newark to manufacture the specialized engineered material Kalrez: “DuPont’s announcement on Wednesday reaffirms that Delaware remains a great place for any company to put down roots, grow and […]




Governor Carney’s Statement on Final Passage of Angel Investor Job Creation and Innovation Act

DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday issued the following statement on the General Assembly’s final passage of the Angel Investor Job Creation and Innovation Act, which will establish a refundable tax credit for qualified investors in Delaware small businesses to spur job creation and innovation:   “We are focused on doing everything we […]




Governor Carney, Atlantic Governors Issue Joint Letter to U.S. Department of Interior Opposing Offshore Drilling

Bipartisan group includes Governors from Massachusetts to North Carolina; letter sent to U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney joined a bipartisan group of seven Atlantic state governors in issuing a joint letter to U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, opposing the Trump Administration’s plan to allow oil and gas drilling in […]




Governor Carney Releases Statement on Call with U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney spoke by phone on Friday with U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to express his concerns with the Trump Administration’s plan to allow oil and gas drilling off the coast of Delaware. Governor Carney released the following statement on the call, which came a day after the Governor requested a […]







 Pages Tagged With: "the economy"

OP-ED: Soaring health care costs are holding Delaware back. Here’s what we’re doing to fix them.

Op-ed by Rick Geisenberger, Secretary of the Delaware Department of Finance Over the next several weeks, as we complete another budget debate in Dover, we should not lose sight of Delaware’s long-term challenges and of one issue in particular: the rising cost of health care. The projected growth rate for state spending on health care […]




Governor Carney’s Statement on DuPont’s Purchase of Newark Manufacturing Facility

DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday issued the following statement on DuPont’s announcement of the company’s $45 million purchase and expansion of a facility in Newark to manufacture the specialized engineered material Kalrez: “DuPont’s announcement on Wednesday reaffirms that Delaware remains a great place for any company to put down roots, grow and […]




Governor Carney’s Statement on Final Passage of Angel Investor Job Creation and Innovation Act

DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday issued the following statement on the General Assembly’s final passage of the Angel Investor Job Creation and Innovation Act, which will establish a refundable tax credit for qualified investors in Delaware small businesses to spur job creation and innovation:   “We are focused on doing everything we […]




Governor Carney, Atlantic Governors Issue Joint Letter to U.S. Department of Interior Opposing Offshore Drilling

Bipartisan group includes Governors from Massachusetts to North Carolina; letter sent to U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney joined a bipartisan group of seven Atlantic state governors in issuing a joint letter to U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, opposing the Trump Administration’s plan to allow oil and gas drilling in […]




Governor Carney Releases Statement on Call with U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney spoke by phone on Friday with U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to express his concerns with the Trump Administration’s plan to allow oil and gas drilling off the coast of Delaware. Governor Carney released the following statement on the call, which came a day after the Governor requested a […]