Retiree Healthcare Benefits Report to be Discussed in Joint House and Senate Health Committee Hearing

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The chairs of the House and Senate health committees will hold a joint hearing on Monday, February 19th, at 2 p.m.¬†to review a report pertaining¬†to retiree¬†healthcare benefits.¬†Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long, will lead a presentation to members of the House Health and Human Development Committee and Senate Health and Social Services Committee on the¬†Healthcare Benefits Advisory…

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Lieutenant Governor Hall-Long Partners with UAW and the National Child Identification Program to Protect Delaware Children

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New measures are being put into place to ensure parents have over 90% of the information authorities need should a child ever go missing. The UAW is set to provide 360,000 identification kits to protect the children of Delaware in partnership with the National Child Identification Program. Delaware families will receive an inkless, at-home child…

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Tue. Memorial Will Honor Delawareans Who Have Lost Their Lives Due To COVID

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A memorial takes place this week for Delawareans whose lives were lost due to the COVID-19 pandemic.Tuesday’s service will also include the planting of a memorial tree. Also, the Yellow Heart Memorial will allow surviving family members to honor their loved ones.The COVID-19 Remembrance Memorial Service, hosted by Delaware Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long, Public Health…

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Del. Shines Orange Spotlight On Work Zone Awareness

Work Zone Safety Awareness event in Millsboro Apr. 13th (photo courtesy of DelDOT)
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DelDOT wants you to ‘drive like your family works here’ when you proceed through a construction zone.National Work Zone Awareness Week was observed at an event in Millsboro Wednesday. DelDOT Secretary Nicole Majeski gathered with representatives of the Delaware Office of Highway Safety and Mumford & Miller Construction at American Legion Post #28. Many of…

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COVID-19 Vax Available For Homebound Delawareans

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Delawareans who are not able to get out for a COVID-19 vaccination can now arrange to get the shot by calling a new toll-free number. Delaware Health and Social Services announced Tuesday that the service is available for eligible seniors and people with disabilities who may be homebound or people with a serious illness. DHSS…

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Gov. Carney Releases Delaware Climate Action Plan

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Governor John Carney has released a Delaware Climate Action Plan, which he says is a blueprint for reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and to leave the state better prepared for the impacts of climate change by prioritizing clean energy and improved energy efficiency. The Climate Action Plan resulted from a year-long process that involved Delawareans,…

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Impaired Driving Simulator Hits The Roads In Del.

Delaware now has an impaired driving simulator (photo courtesy of Delaware Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement)
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Delaware has its first Impaired Driving Simulator Program. The Delaware Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement received a grant of $140,000 from Highmark Delaware to help purchase the simulator, which replicates the experience of driving while impaired or distracted. Vision, braking and steering are among driver functions that are impacted. The simulator will be deployed…

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ARPA Funds Available To Boost Del. Nonprofits

Governor John Carney announced a state investment of $110-million into broadband access, using federal rescue dollars (photo from Bridgeville, courtesy of Governor John Carney's Office)
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Delaware non-profits will be able to apply for one-time funding to support major capital projects in communities that have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Community Investment Recovery Fund is supported with $100-million dollars from the American Rescue Plan Act.Governor John Carney said Thursday that this will help community centers and other non-profits…

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Del. Allocates Funds From Opioid Impact Fee

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Delaware has begun to distribute hundreds of thousands of dollars collected through an opioid impact fee that the state began to charge makers of opioids that are sold in Delaware under a law that was signed in June 2019. $700-thousand have now been allocated to several programs that help people who struggle with addiction issues…

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