Latest John Carney News

Carney agrees restriction on judgeships is unconstitutional

Jan. 30, 2023 18:40 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Democratic Gov. John Carney has acknowledged that a provision splitting positions on Delaware's highest courts between Republicans and Democrats is unconstitutional. Under a proposed consent agreement filed in federal court Monday, Carney agreed that a...

Delaware Gov. John Carney tests positive for COVID-19

Jan. 28, 2023 13:25 PM EST

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Delaware Gov. John Carney has tested positive for COVID-19, the governor's office announced on Saturday. Carney tested positive late Friday using an at-home antigen test after experiencing mild symptoms, according to a news release. Carney,...

Democrats attempt again to legalize marijuana in Delaware

Jan. 20, 2023 18:56 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Democratic lawmakers are trying once again to legalize marijuana in Delaware and create a state-licensed recreational industry. Lawmakers introduced bills Friday to legalize possession of up to one ounce of marijuana by adults 21-years-old or older and establish...

Carney focuses heavily on education in State of State speech

Jan. 19, 2023 17:05 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware Gov. John Carney called for more investments in education, the environment and affordable housing Thursday in his State of the State address. Carney’s proposals include increasing housing stock by using federal American Rescue Plan funding to help...

Bidens entertain more than 330 guests at 1st state dinner

Dec. 02, 2022 00:30 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The first White House state dinner of President Joe Biden's administration drew big names Thursday from fashion, entertainment, politics and business who turned out to help celebrate French President Emmanuel Macron and the return of large social events after the pandemic. ...