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JOHN CARNEY

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Delaware faces structural budget challenges, with spending in areas like healthcare and education outpacing the growth of key revenue sources. Governor Carney believes we need a budget reset - one that focuses on spending and revenue. Over the coming weeks and months, he will work with Democrats and Republicans in the General Assembly on a sustainable, long-term solution to our budget challenges. We also want to hear ideas from members of the public - Delawareans who balance their own checkbooks day to day.

 

 


 

Community Conversations


Governor Carney will join members of the General Assembly – Democrats and Republicans – at their constituent coffees and town hall events to discuss Delaware’s budget challenges and listen to ideas from members of the public.
8:00 a.m. – April 5 – Caffé Gelato, Newark, hosted by Representative Paul Baumbach
6:00 p.m. – April 10 – Delaware State Police: Troop 3, Camden, hosted by Representative Lyndon Yearick
7:30 a.m. – April 11 – ChesDel Restaurant, Middletown, hosted by Representative Kevin Hensley
7:30 p.m. – April 26  –  Rose Hill Community Center, New Castle, hosted by Senator Margaret Rose Henry and Representative J.J. Johnson

 

Previous Community Conversations
7:00 p.m. – March 16 – Thomas McKean High School, Wilmington, hosted by Representatives Deborah Hudson, Joseph Miro and Mike Ramone
6:00 p.m. – March 8 – Carlisle Fire Hall, Milford, hosted by Senator Gary Simpson and Representatives Harvey Kenton, William Outten, Charles Postles, and David Wilson
7:00 p.m. – March 2 – Lewes Fire Hall – Station 2, Lewes, hosted by Senator Ernie Lopez and Representative Steve Smyk
9:00 a.m. – March 1 – Nanticoke Senior Center, Seaford, hosted by Representative Daniel Short
7:30 a.m. – January 30 – Timothy’s on the Riverfront, Wilmington, hosted by Representative Stephanie T. Bolden
7:30 a.m. – February 15 – Drip Café, Hockessin, hosted by Senator David Sokola
8:00 a.m. – February 21 – Drip Café, Hockessin, hosted by Senator Greg Lavelle
9:00 a.m. – February 22 – City Hall, Dover, hosted by Senator Brian Bushweller, Representative Sean Lynn and the Downtown Dover Partnership
7:15 p.m. – February 22 – TELEPHONE TOWN HALL – Dial in number: (855)-756-7520, Access code: 34611#
8:00 a.m. – February 23 – Crossroads Restaurant, Kirkwood Highway, hosted by Senator Jack Walsh, Representative Kim Williams and Councilman Ken Woods

 

Related Content


Budget Reset Overview
Education Handout
Delaware Economic and Financial Advisory Council
State of Delaware – Fiscal 2018 Budget
State of Delaware – Fiscal 2017 Budget
Delaware Budget Archive


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