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Governor Carney Signs Pay for Success Legislation

Contracts expand ability to incentivize private funding of economic development, social impact programs NEWARK, Del. – Surrounded by members of the General Assembly, advocates, and business leaders, Governor John Carney on Wednesday signed Senate Bill 242, allowing state government to enter into Pay for Success contracts that will incentivize private funding of economic development and […]




Expanding Access to High-Speed Broadband

Applying for a job, or recruiting talented employees for your business. Taking a college course. Reading a book. Helping your kids with math homework. More and more, these are tasks that Delawareans are completing online —to further their education, acquire new skills, and compete in an economy that is evolving every day. My most important job […]




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 […]







 Pages Tagged With: "the economy"

Governor Carney Signs Pay for Success Legislation

Contracts expand ability to incentivize private funding of economic development, social impact programs NEWARK, Del. – Surrounded by members of the General Assembly, advocates, and business leaders, Governor John Carney on Wednesday signed Senate Bill 242, allowing state government to enter into Pay for Success contracts that will incentivize private funding of economic development and […]




Expanding Access to High-Speed Broadband

Applying for a job, or recruiting talented employees for your business. Taking a college course. Reading a book. Helping your kids with math homework. More and more, these are tasks that Delawareans are completing online —to further their education, acquire new skills, and compete in an economy that is evolving every day. My most important job […]




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 […]