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TUESDAY: Signing of Port of Wilmington Expansion Agreement

WILMINGTON, Del. – At noon on Tuesday, September 18, Governor Carney, the Diamond State Port Corporation and GT USA Wilmington, LLC will finalize the concession agreement to lease and significantly expand the Port of Wilmington. In March, Governor Carney announced the agreement with Gulftainer to lease the Port of Wilmington from the State, construct a […]




Governor Carney Announces Construction Career Expo

Free, family-oriented career fair to expose middle school students, adults to careers in construction industry WILMINGTON, Del. — Governor John Carney on Thursday announced a family-friendly career fair for youth and adults to explore careers in construction. The Governor’s Construction Career Expo is a two-day event in September that will expose middle school students, and […]




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

[AUGUST UPDATE: Click here to view request for proposal] 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 […]




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 […]







 Pages Tagged With: "the economy"

TUESDAY: Signing of Port of Wilmington Expansion Agreement

WILMINGTON, Del. – At noon on Tuesday, September 18, Governor Carney, the Diamond State Port Corporation and GT USA Wilmington, LLC will finalize the concession agreement to lease and significantly expand the Port of Wilmington. In March, Governor Carney announced the agreement with Gulftainer to lease the Port of Wilmington from the State, construct a […]




Governor Carney Announces Construction Career Expo

Free, family-oriented career fair to expose middle school students, adults to careers in construction industry WILMINGTON, Del. — Governor John Carney on Thursday announced a family-friendly career fair for youth and adults to explore careers in construction. The Governor’s Construction Career Expo is a two-day event in September that will expose middle school students, and […]




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

[AUGUST UPDATE: Click here to view request for proposal] 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 […]




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 […]