Delaware Senate Republicans take issue with Governor’s mask mandate

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The Delaware State Senate Republican Caucus issued a statement Wednesday morning disagreeing with Governor John Carney’s mask mandate implemented earlier this week, requiring facial coverings in all public indoor spaces statewide. “We disagree with these measures. We are approaching the two-year anniversary…

BREAKING | Governor Carney issues mask mandate for all indoor spaces in Delaware

Governor John Carney on Monday signed a revision to the State of Emergency declaration, requiring masks in all indoor public settings, including convenience stores, grocery stores, gyms, restaurants, bars, hair salons, malls, and casinos. The mask requirement takes effect at 8 a.m.,…

Governor issues State of Emergency as COVID cases rise in Delaware

Governor John Carney held a press conference Thursday afternoon where he issued a State of Emergency for Delaware in response to the surge of COVID-19 cases. The State of Emergency, which will be formally issued and take effect Monday, will enable 100…

Governor’s Volunteer Award Honorees Announced

Forty-eight individuals and 13 groups will be honored with the 2021 Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Award during a virtual ceremony to be held at 7 p.m. Jan. 17, 2022. The recipients will be recognized for significant contributions, engagement and impact in diverse service…

Governor Carney pushes vaccinations as the state sees a surge in COVID-19 cases

Governor John Carney held a press conference Tuesday afternoon where he addressed the spike in COVID-19 cases across the state. Currently, new positive cases and hospitalizations have increased across the state with 572 new COVID-19 cases, 296 hospitalizations, 34 of them critical.…

Governor Carney faces lawsuit over emergency order that closed churches

Governor John Carney is being sued by two pastors who argue his COVID-19 emergency order from last year that closed churches violated Delaware’s constitution. The lawsuits seeks an injunction to prevent the Governor from ever again implementing such an order. The plaintiffs…

Governor announces over $7 million investment in tourism

Governor John Carney and the Delaware Division of Small Business on Monday announced that the State of Delaware will be investing over $7 million as part of the recovery effort in travel, tourism, and outdoor recreation industries. The funds are part of…

Governor Carney signs criminal justice reform bills into law

Governor John Carney on Monday signed into law eight pieces of legislation designed to restore public trust in Delaware’s criminal justice system, protect minors from facing lifelong consequences for their juvenile mistakes, and expand second chance opportunities for adults who have turned…

Governor Carney announces plan to combat climate change in Delaware

Governor John Carney has released his administration’s plans to combat climate change. A press conference was held Thursday afternoon where the Governor, joined by members of his cabinet, environmental leaders, and members of the Delaware General Assembly, announced the ‘Delaware Climate Action Plan.’…

BREAKING | Former Governor Ruth Ann Minner passes away

Former Governor of Delaware, Ruth Ann Minner has passed away at age 86. Ruth Ann Minner served two terms as Governor of Delaware from January 3, 2001 – January 20, 2009. Minner became the state’s first female Governor when she was elected…