Month: April 2021

Governor Carney Orders Flag Lowering for Fallen Delmar Police Cpl. Keith Heacook

April 29th, 2021

I ordered U.S. and State flags to be flown at half-staff to honor fallen Delmar Police Cpl. Keith Heacook, who lost his life after performing a duty on behalf of the people of Delaware. Flags are to remain at half-staff until further notice.   Governor Carney ordered both the U.S. and State flags to be […]

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Lewes Chamber Legislative Breakfast

April 29th, 2021

Senator López joined Speaker of House Pete Schwartzkopf and Rep. Steve Smyk for their annual legislative update at the April 29, 2021 meeting of the Lewes Chamber of Commerce, held at Grain.  The legislators spoke to a sold out and socially distanced gathering about the current and future economic climate of Eastern Sussex County. Here the […]

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Governor Carney Eases Outdoor Table Capacity Restrictions in Restaurants

April 29th, 2021

Late Tuesday afternoon (4/27), Governor John Carney modified his COVID-19 emergency order, easing outdoor table capacity restrictions on restaurants. Click here to read the 10th revision.  Under the order, outdoor table size is increased to parties of 10 people. The rules imposed by the governor on seating inside food and drink establishments has not changed. […]

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Rep. Vanderwende Sends Letter to the Governor Requesting a Ban on “Vaccine Passports”

April 29th, 2021

Governor Carney: While we have few reservations about the efficacy and safety of the COVID-19 vaccines being offered in Delaware, we do not believe citizens should be forced to receive inoculations against their wishes. In recent days, we have received dozens of emails from constituents worried that the state will institute a “vaccine passport” initiative. While […]

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