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Governor Carney Announces Selections to Lead Independent Review of Hostage Incident at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center

Governor signs order naming Justice Ridgely and Judge Chapman to lead review WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney signed Executive Order Two on Tuesday, appointing retired Delaware Supreme Court Justice Henry duPont Ridgely and retired Family Court Judge William L. Chapman, Jr. to lead the independent review into the February 1 hostage incident at James […]

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Fiscal Responsibility Earns Delaware a Universal Triple-A Credit Rating

Rating agencies express confidence in Delaware’s financial management  WILMINGTON, Del. – The three major rating agencies have once again awarded Delaware a Triple-A credit rating, the highest mark that a state can achieve. Delaware has earned the Triple-A rating for 17 years, and the rating agencies continue to express confidence in Delaware’s strong financial management […]

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Governor Carney’s Statement on the Retirement of Supreme Court Justice Randy J. Holland

Holland is the longest serving Justice in Delaware history WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney received formal notice on Thursday that the Honorable Justice Randy J. Holland will retire from the Delaware Supreme Court at the end of March. Governor Carney issued the following statement: “Justice Holland has been a model jurist and a steady […]

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Governor Carney Announces Economic Development Working Group Members

Membership guidelines outlined in executive order   WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney announced Wednesday the members of the Economic Development Working Group who will develop recommendations for implementing a public-private partnership at the Delaware Economic Development Office. The working group will explore how state government can work with the private sector to improve economic development […]

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Governor Carney Orders Flags at Half-Staff for Fallen Correctional Sergeant Steven Floyd

Governor Carney today ordered both the U.S. and State flags to be flown at half-staff in memory of fallen Correctional Sergeant Steven Floyd. Sergeant Floyd died in the line of duty valiantly protecting the community and fellow Delawareans during a prison disturbance at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna. Flags are to remain […]

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Internships

The Office of Governor John Carney offers full-time and part-time internships throughout the fall, spring, and summer for high school or college students. Internships are available at the Governor’s offices in both Wilmington, DE and Dover, DE. Interns will be asked to research legislation, answer phones, assist with constituent communications, and generally support the Governor’s […]

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Budget Reset – Your Ideas

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 […]

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Governor Carney Accepts Policy Report from Transition Committee

Transition Committee shares Action Plan for Delaware DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney today received a final report from the Transition Committee that includes recommended action steps in order to achieve policy objectives set forth by the Governor. The Transition Committee created an “Action Plan for Delaware” as a guide for Governor Carney and his […]

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Governor Carney’s Statement on Senate Confirmations

“Thank you to the members of the Delaware Senate for confirming a group of dedicated public servants to positions in my Cabinet. We will get to work immediately to confront Delaware’s budget challenges, create good-paying jobs, invest in our transportation infrastructure, lower healthcare costs, protect Delaware’s children and make common sense reforms to our criminal […]

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Governor Carney Signs Executive Order to Explore Public-Private Partnership at DEDO

Governor John Carney signed his first Executive Order on Wednesday, establishing a 14-member working group to develop recommendations for implementing a public-private partnership at the Delaware Economic Development Office.

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