Delaware Governor John Carney News

Delaware to Close Bars in Beach Towns Due to Virus Outbreak

Bars in certain Delaware beach towns will close ahead of the Fourth of July holiday to limit the spread of the coronavirus, the state’s governor said. The new order from Delaware Governor John Carney announced Tuesday orders bars in eastern …

Delaware Insurance Commissioner Shares Reopening Reminders

The Delaware Department of Insurance is sharing reminders with business owners regarding important measures to take as phased reopenings begin and providing resources to enhance worker and customer safety. Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro has recommended that businesses revisit their insurance …

Delaware Insurance Data Security Act Signed into Law

Delaware Governor John Carney signed House Bill 174, titled the Delaware Insurance Data Security Act, into law on Wednesday, July 31, 2019. This law is based on an NAIC Model Act, which establishes a comprehensive regulatory framework requiring insurers licensed …

Delaware Governor Nominates Two for State’s Corporate Court

Delaware Governor John Carney on Thursday nominated a corporate lawyer and a court official to fill two newly created openings on the state’s influential Court of Chancery, which is a major venue for major shareholder disputes. Kathaleen McCormick, an attorney …

National Guard Helping After Chemicals Found in Delaware Town’s Wells

Delaware Governor John Carney has authorized the National Guard to assist residents of a southern Delaware town after the discovery of high levels of toxic chemicals in municipal wells. Authorities said that the Guard has provided two, 400-gallon portable water …

Delaware Updates Law to Address Advances in Cyber Threats

Delaware Governor John Carney last week signed into law House Substitute 1 for House Bill 180, legislation that provides the first updates in Delaware law to address advances in cyber threats in more than a decade. The legislation requires additional …

Delaware Governor Carney Signs Insurance Consumer Fairness Bill

On Tuesday, August 1, 2017, Delaware Governor John Carney signed into law House Substitute 1 for House Bill 80 (HS 1 for HB 80), a consumer fairness bill that targets unfair discriminatory practices by automobile and homeowners insurance companies to …

Driver Fairness Bill Passes Delaware General Assembly

The Delaware State Senate has voted nearly unanimously (24-1) to pass House Substitute 1 for House Bill 80 (HS 1 for HB 80). This measure, a substitute to the Department of Insurance’s original HB 80, targets unfair discriminatory practices used …

Delaware Raises Minimum Auto Liability Limits for the First Time in 30 Years

Delaware Governor John Carney has signed into law legislation that will increase the state’s minimum auto liability insurance limits. The state last adjusted the minimum auto liability insurance limits approximately 30 years ago. House Bill 114, sponsored by Rep. Bryon …