Indian River votes ‘no confidence’ in mask mandate, to petition for change

Charlie Megginson Education, Government, Headlines

Gov. John Carney’s order that school kids must wear masks continues to gather complaints. Photo by Bree Stonebraker. Indian River School District on Monday voted “no confidence” in the governor’s school mask mandate and agreed to submit a petition urging the order to be reconsidered or revised.  The Sussex County meeting, held outside on the football field to avoid the …

Carney hasn’t made any decisions after CDC’s mask flip-flop

Daniel Larlham Jr. Education, Headlines, Health

  Delaware Gov. John Carney is studying this week’s Centers for Disease Control recommendation that  everyone wear masks indoors in areas where the Delta variant of COVID is spreading. But he has announced no changes or updates. In Delaware, the number of new COVID-19 infections has jumped to 72 new cases a day now from 20 a day in late …

Biden appoints Carney to bipartisan governors council

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

Delaware Gov. John Carney Gov. John Carney has been appointed to a national Council of Governors by President Joe Biden. The two have known each other for decades. The Council of Governors is designed to link state and federal authorities in dealing with emergencies, disasters, homeland defense, defense support for civil authorities and matters pertaining to the National Guard. The …