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Governor Carney to Lift COVID-19 State of Emergency on July 13

6/15/2021

Governor John Carney on Tuesday announced that he intends to lift the COVID-19 State of Emergency Order on July 13. Governor Carney first signed the emergency order on March 12, 2020 to confront the spread of COVID-19 in Delaware communities.

10 Ideas to Bolster Delaware’s Volunteer Fire Companies

6/14/2021

A task force has laid out a 10-point plan to address the membership crisis among volunteer fire departments threatening fire protection throughout Delaware. "The decline in new volunteers is alarming, as Delaware's firefighters provide an invaluable service to our communities," Sen. Brian Pettyjohn, a member of that task force and the Senate minority whip.

Delaware Senate OKs bill on cash bail, sends it to the House

6/11/2021

DOVER, Del. (AP) - Delaware's state Senate approved a bill Thursday requiring more people charged with crimes to pay cash bail in order to be released from custody pending trial.

Delaware's COVID Hospitalizations drop below 200

2/16/2021

On Tuesday, Delaware's COVID-19 hospitalizations dropped below 200 for the first time since November.

FEMA and Delaware Officials Opening COVID-19 Vaccination Center in Dover

2/16/2021

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Health and Human Services (HHS), Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA), Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH), and Dover International Speedway (DIS) have partnered to open a drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination site for six days beginning Saturday, February 20, 2021.

GOP Senators: Bloom Energy Deal Continues to Cost Delaware

2/24/2020

Nine years after the passage of 2011's SB124, Bloom energy continues to cost Delmarva ratepayers more on their energy bill while failing to live up to the company's promises - and their agreement with the state.