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Governor Carney’s Week: September 2-8, 2017


Monday, September 4

AFL-CIO Labor Day Parade and Festival
This event is open to the press

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the Annual AFL-CIO Labor Day Parade and Festival in Wilmington.
WHO: Governor John Carney
Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long
U.S. Senator Tom Carper
Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester
Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro
Members of the General Assembly

WHEN: Monday, September 4, 2017
9:15 a.m.

WHERE: 2nd and King St
Wilmington, DE 19801

Monday, September 4

AFSCME Labor Day Picnic
This event is open to the press.
WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend AFSCME’s Labor Day Picnic in Wilmington.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long
U.S. Senator Tom Carper
Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester
Mayor Mike Purzycki, City of Wilmington
Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro
Members of the General Assembly

WHEN: Monday, September 4, 2017
12:00 p.m.

WHERE: Banning Park
Maryland Avenue and Middleboro Road
Wilmington, DE 19804

 

Tuesday, September 5

Governor Carney to Sign Executive Order Establishing an Advisory Council on Connected and Autonomous Vehicles
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will sign an Executive Order establishing an Advisory Council on Connected and Autonomous Vehicles.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Secretary Jennifer Cohan, Delaware Department of Transportation
Berni Koch, CEO, AAA Mid-Atlantic
Director Jana Simpler, Office of Highway Safety

WHEN: Tuesday, September 5, 2017
10:30 a.m.

WHERE: AAA Wilmington
1 River Place
Wilmington, DE 19801

 

Wednesday, September 6

Family Services Cabinet Council
This event is closed to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend a meeting of the Family Services Cabinet Council.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Family Services Cabinet Council

WHEN: Wednesday, September 6, 2017
9:30 a.m.

WHERE: Carvel State Building, 12th Floor
820 N. French Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

 

Thursday, September 7

Signing-House Bill 187 & 188-Addressing Vacant and Abandoned Homes
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will sign House Bill 187 & House Bill 188. Both bills are related to addressing vacant and abandoned homes in our communities.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long
County Executive Matt Meyer, New Castle County
Director Anas Ben Addi, Delaware State Housing Authority
Representative J.J. Johnson
Senator Bryan Townsend
Senator Stephanie Hansen
Members of the General Assembly
New Castle County Council members
Lee Jarmon, Local Community Leader

WHEN: Thursday, September 7, 2017
11:45 a.m.

WHERE: 31 Halcyon Drive, Garfield Park
New Castle, DE 19720

 

Thursday, September 7

Signing-House Joint Resolution 7-Establishing a Health Care Benchmark
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will sign House Joint Resolution 7. This Joint Resolution authorizes the Secretary of the Department of Health and Social Services to consult with stakeholders in developing a health care spending benchmark with a growth rate tied to the overall economy of the state.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long
Dr. Kara Odom Walker, Secretary, Delaware Department of Health and Social Services
Representative Valerie Longhurst
Members of the General Assembly

WHEN: Thursday, September 7, 2017
2:30 p.m.

WHERE: Saint Francis LIFE Center (on the Riverfront).
1072 Justison Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

 

Thursday, September 7

LiteCure’s 10th Anniversary Celebration
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend LiteCure’s 10th Anniversary celebration in Newark. LiteCure designs and manufactures medical devices for medical and veterinary healthcare professionals.
WHO: Governor John Carney
Dr. Brian Pryor, CEO and Co-founder, Litecure
Dr. Sean Wang, Co-founder, LiteCure
LiteCure employees

WHEN: Thursday, September 7, 2017
6:00 p.m.

WHERE: LiteCure
250 Corporate Boulevard, Suite B
Newark, DE 19702

Friday, September 8

Cabinet Meeting
This event is closed to the press.
WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend a meeting with Delaware state agency cabinet secretaries.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Governor’s Cabinet members

WHEN: Friday, September 8, 2017
9:00 a.m.

WHERE: Herman M. Holloway Sr. Health and Social Services Campus
1901 N. Dupont Highway
New Castle, DE 19720

 

Friday, September 8

Signing-House Bill 39 & 40-Addressing the Needs of Youth in the Family Court System
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will sign House Bill 39 & House Bill 40. Both bills are related to addressing the needs of our youth in the Family Court system in Delaware.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long
Secretary Josette Manning, Delaware Department of Services for Children Youth and Their Families
Representative Sean Lynn
Members of the General Assembly

WHEN: Friday, September 8, 2017
11:30 a.m.

WHERE: Kent County Family Court
400 Court Street
Dover, DE 19901

 

Friday, September 8

Meeting with Leadership Delaware Fellows
This event is closed to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will meet with the Leadership Delaware Fellows at Legislative Hall.
WHO: Delaware Governor John Carney
Leadership Delaware Fellows

WHEN: Friday, September 8, 2017
1:15 p.m.

WHERE: Legislative Hall, House Hearing Room
411 Legislative Avenue
Dover, DE 19901

 

Friday, September 8

Signing-Senate Substitute 1 for Senate Bill 43-Licensure of Art Therapists
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will sign Senate Substitute 1 for Senate Bill 43. This Act regulates the practice of art therapy placing control of the profession under the Board of Mental health and Chemical Dependency Professionals and amending Chapter 30 of Title 24 by adding Subchapter V. Professional Art Therapists. This Act also requires the Board of Mental Health and Chemical Dependency to appoint one or more credentialed volunteer art therapists to advise and assist the Board in matters pertaining to art therapists.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Senator Gary Simpson
Members of the General Assembly

WHEN: Friday, September 8, 2017
2:00 p.m.

WHERE: Governor’s Office
Tatnall Building, 2nd Floor
150 Martin Luther King Boulevard
Dover, DE 19901

 

Friday, September 8

Bill Signing-House Bill 64- Family Leave for Mothers of Monoamniotic Twins
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will sign House Bill 64. This bill is related to family leave for the mothers of monoamniotic twins.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Acting Secretary Sandy Johnson, Department of Human Resources
Representative Ruth Briggs King
Senator Ernie Lopez
Members of the General Assembly

WHEN: Friday, September 8, 2017
2:30 p.m.

WHERE: Governor’s Office
Tatnall Building, 2nd Floor
150 Martin Luther King Boulevard
Dover, DE 19901

 

Friday, September 8

Bill Signing-House Bill 122 & 123-Improving Safety Within State Detention Facilities
This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will sign House Bill 122 & House Bill 123. These bills provide greater protection to correctional officers and other state employees who are assaulted in detention facilities by prohibiting assaults committed with a reckless state of mind and expand the list of felony-level contraband to include narcotics, prescription drugs, and items used to facilitate escape, respectively.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Commissioner Perry Phelps, Delaware Department of Correction
Secretary Robert Coupe, Delaware Department of Safety and Homeland Security
Representative Steve Smyk
Members of the General Assembly
Representatives from the Correctional Officers Association of Delaware

WHEN: Friday, September 8, 2017
3:00 p.m.

WHERE: Governor’s Office
Tatnall Building, 2nd Floor
150 Martin Luther King Boulevard
Dover, DE 19901




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