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Governor Carney’s Week: Saturday, August 17 through Friday, August 23


Monday, August 19

ANNOUNCEMENT – Downtown Development Districts Designations

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will announce the latest cities and towns receiving a Downtown Development Districts (DDD) designation. To date, $31.6 million in DDD rebate funding has leveraged $597 million in private investment in eight designated downtown districts in all three counties.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Anas Ben Addi, Director, Delaware State Housing Authority
Connie Holland, Director, Office of State Planning
State Representative Valerie Longhurst
Mayor Paul H. Johnson, Sr., Delaware City
Other city and town officials

WHEN: Monday, August 19, 2019
11:30 a.m.

WHERE: 93 Clinton St
Delaware City, DE 19706

 

Tuesday, August 20

Bill Signing – House Bill 65

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will sign House Bill 65 with House Amendment 2. This Bill enables the use of roof or ground mounted solar systems on privately owned residential dwellings by making covenants or other restrictions that effectively prohibit or unreasonably restrict the installation of solar photovoltaic systems in Delaware void and unenforceable, regardless of the date recorded.

WHO: Governor John Carney
State Senator Jack Walsh
State Representative Kim Williams
Members of the General Assembly
Advocates

WHEN: Tuesday, August 20, 2019
3:45 p.m.

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

 

Bill Signings – Senate Bill 63

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will sign Senate Bill 63 with Senate Amendment 1. This bill increases the protections under the Delaware Equal Accommodations Laws by prohibiting retaliatory discrimination against an individual for either opposing acts considered unlawful under the Delaware Equal Accommodations Laws or participating in any manner in an investigation to enforce the Delaware Equal Accommodations Laws.

WHO: Governor John Carney
State Senator Anthony Delcollo
Members of the General Assembly
Advocates

WHEN: Tuesday, August 20, 2019
4:00 p.m.

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

 

Wednesday, August 21

2019 Delaware Ducks Unlimited Lame Duck Sporting Clays Shoot

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will attend the 2019 Delaware Ducks Unlimited Lame Duck Sporting Clays Shoot in Greenwood, DE.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Secretary Michael Scuse, Delaware Department of Agriculture
Delaware Chapter of Ducks Unlimited

WHEN: Wednesday, August 21, 2019
9:30 a.m.

WHERE: Owens Station Sporting Clays
12613 Hunters Cove Road
Greenwood, DE 19950

 

Bill Signing – Senate Bill 15

This event is open to the press.

WHAT: Governor John Carney will Senate Bill 15 with Senate Amendment 1. This bill requires health care providers and medical laboratories that draw blood for a Lyme disease test to inform patients that current testing for Lyme disease has limitations and reinforce the importance of following up with their physician.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Secretary Susan Bunting, Delaware Department of Education
Secretary Shawn Garvin, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control
State Senator Ernie Lopez
State Senator Brian Pettyjohn
State Representative Pete Schwarzkopf
Members of the General Assembly
Advocates

WHEN: Wednesday, August 21, 2019
4:30 p.m.

WHERE: Cape Henlopen State Park
Seaside Nature Center
15099 Cape Henlopen Drive
Lewes, DE 19958





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