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Governor Carney’s Week: Saturday, August 3 through Friday, August 9


Monday, August 5

UPS Visit

This event is closed to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will visit the UPS Customer Center in New Castle.

WHO: Governor John Carney
UPS Employees

WHEN: Monday, August 5, 2019
9:30 a.m.

WHERE: UPS Customer Center
721 Hamburg Road
New Castle, DE 19720
 

Bill Signing – Senate Bill 187

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will sign Senate Bill 187. This bill requires that the Department of Education ensure that the standards of the Delaware Stars for Early Success system are consistent with the regulations of the Office of Child Care Licensing. It also removes the Office of Child Care Licensing from the Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Families and puts it within the Department of Education to facilitate that consistency.

WHO: Governor John Carney
State Senator Nicole Poore
State Representative Debra Heffernan
State Representative Kim Williams
Members of the General Assembly
Advocates

WHEN: Monday, August 5, 2019
2:30 p.m.

WHERE: Governor’s Office
Carvel State Office Building
820 North French Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
 

Bill Signing – Senate Bill 153

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will sign Senate Bill 153 with Senate Amendment 1. This bill increases government efficiency, security and accountability by establishing a shared IT services model for State agencies. This legislation is based on recommendations of the Government Efficiency and Accountability Review (“GEAR”) Board established by Governor Carney’s Executive Order Four.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Chief Information Officer James Collins, Delaware Department of Technology and Information
Secretary Rick Geisenberger, Delaware Department of Finance
State Senator Nicole Poore
State Representative Krista Griffith
State Representatives Mike Smith
Members of the General Assembly
Advocates

WHEN: Monday, August 5, 2019
3:00 p.m.

WHERE: Governor’s Office
Carvel State Office Building
820 North French Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
 

Tuesday, August 6

ANNOUNCEMENT – $2.6M for Low and No-Emission Buses

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney, U.S. Senator Tom Carper, Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester, Delaware Department of Transportation Secretary Jennifer Cohan, and Delaware Transit Corporation CEO John Sisson will announce a $2.6 million grant award from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration to Delaware Transit Corporation to purchase or lease zero-emission and low-emission transit buses. This is the third grant of its kind to Delaware to help reduce harmful emissions from buses.

WHO: Governor John Carney
U.S. Senator Tom Carper
U.S. Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester
Secretary Jennifer Cohan, Delaware Department of Transportation
John Sisson, CEO, Delaware Transit Corporation
Delaware Transit Corporation Employees
Elected Officials
Community Members

WHEN: Tuesday, August 6, 2019
10:00 a.m.

WHERE: DART Administration Building
900 Public Safety Boulevard
Dover, DE 19901

 

Bill Signing – Senate Bill 166

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will sign Senate Bill 166 with House Amendment 1. This bill encourages school districts and charter schools to cooperate to ensure that State appropriations for school transportation are used efficiently.

WHO: Governor John Carney
State Senator Laura Sturgeon
State Senator Bryan Townsend
Members of the General Assembly
John Sisson, CEO, Delaware Transit Corporation
Advocates

WHEN: Tuesday, August 6, 2019
4:00 p.m.

WHERE: Governor’s Office
Carvel State Office Building
820 North French Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
 

Jewish Federation of Delaware: FED Talk

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks to members of the Jewish Federation of Delaware in Wilmington.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Members of the Jewish Federation of Delaware
Community Members

WHEN: Tuesday, August 6, 2019
7:00 p.m.

WHERE: Siegel JCC
101 Garden of Eden Road
Wilmington, DE 19901
 

Wednesday, August 7

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. Learn more about the Family Services Cabinet Council: de.gov/fscc

WHO: Governor John Carney
Members of the Family Services Cabinet Council

WHEN: Wednesday, August 7, 2019
9:30 a.m.

WHERE: Governor’s Office
Carvel State Office Building
820 North French Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
 

Millennial Summit

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the Millennial Summit conference in Wilmington. The Millennial Summit is a leadership and professional development conference geared toward young professionals in and around Delaware. It is designed to allow the attendees to network and meet with their professional colleagues, hear from local, national, and international experts about ways to get involved with their community and in public service, and provides opportunities to grow personally and professionally outside of work.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Millennial Summit Participants

WHEN: Wednesday, August 7, 2019
4:00 p.m.

WHERE: Chase Center
815 Justison Street
Wilmington, DE 1801
 

Bill Signing – Senate Substitute 1 for Senate Bill 116

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will sign Senate Substitute 1 for Senate Bill 116. This bill expands the membership of the Primary Care Reform Collaborative and creates an Office of Value-Based Health Care Delivery in the Department of Insurance to reduce health care costs by increasing the availability of high quality, cost-efficient health insurance products that have stable, predictable, and affordable rates.

WHO: Governor John Carney
State Senator Bryan Townsend
Members of the General Assembly
Advocates

WHEN: Wednesday, August 7, 2019
5:30 p.m.

WHERE: Governor’s Office
Carvel State Office Building
820 North French Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
 

Thursday, August 8

Dover Capital City Rotary Club

This event is closed to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will deliver remarks at the Dover Capitol City Rotary Club’s weekly meeting.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Members of the Dover Capitol City Rotary Club

WHEN: Thursday, August 8, 2019
12 p.m.

WHERE: Maple Dale Golf Club
180 Maple Dale Drive
Dover, DE 19904
 

Back to School Kick Off

This event is closed to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the Back to School Kick Off at Stubbs Early Education Center in Wilmington.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Councilwoman Zanitha Oliver, City of Wilmington
Stubbs Early Education School Students, Family Members, and Teachers
Community Members

WHEN: Thursday, August 8, 2019
5:00 p.m.

WHERE: Stubbs Early Education Center
1100 North Pine Street
Wilmington, DE 19801





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