Carney names marijuana commissioner, other cabinet officers

Sam HautGovernment, Headlines

Delaware is putting a name to the role of state marijuana commissioner. On Monday, Governor John Carney nominated Robert Coupe as marijuana commissioner. He will serve within the Department of Safety and Homeland Security, a division he once headed. Coupe was among a group of nominations released by Carney. They included: Josette Manning as Secretary of the Department of Health …

The state has until August to release its 5-year plan to expand broadband. (Pixabay)

State details plans for broadband expansion in county hearingsĀ 

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Kent County farm owner Jane Warren is anxious to have internet service at her home, but thereā€™s no way to do that now. ā€œWe cannot function because everything is done online,ā€ she said during a Delaware Department of Technology and Information public hearing Wednesday night about state efforts to expand broadband access. The department has until August to develop a …

Delaware broadband desert Department of Technology and Information

State fends off 567 billion cyberattacks; adding broadband

Betsy PriceGovernment, Headlines

  NOTE: This story corrects a statement to say that it costs $100,000 per mile to lay broadband cable and install equipment. A previous version incorrectly said it cost that much per house. Delaware state computers had to contend with 567 billion — “billion with a B” — cyberattacks in the last quarter of 2022, the director of the Department …