Month: February 2017

World Trade Center Delaware has taken a step to further connect Delaware with African business by joining Africa Business Portal, a Phoenix, Arizona-based organization devoted to facilitating trade and relations between the U.S. and Africa. Delaware already maintains significant ties with the continent, including trade connections and a regular flow of goods from Africa through…

The Delaware Economic Development Working Group, which was established by Gov. Carney through an executive order, is holding its first meeting this Friday at the Delaware Technical & Community College in Wilmington. The group’s mandate is to produce a series of recommendations for the governor on how to overhaul the Delaware Economic Development Office (DEDO),…

Incyte Corp, a pharmaceutical research company focused on developing cancer therapies, announced this morning that it’s partnering with the Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania, a hub for cancer research. The goal of the collaboration is to share the knowledge and expertise of top drug discovery and development scientists. In the long-term, the…

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a former manager of a Wilmington oil recycling company for environmental crimes. The indictment was issued late last week against Lance Charen, a former manager for International Petroleum Corp. Charen is charged with improperly handling hazardous waste, falsifying reports, tampering with monitoring devices, and other…

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware lawyer says the state’s constitution is unconstitutional in requiring a political balance among judges on Delaware’s courts. James Adams sued Gov. John Carney on Tuesday over the provision, which mandates that judicial nominations and judgeships be split between the two major political parties. Adams says selecting judges partially on…

The Delaware Chamber of Commerce announced today that it won’t be endorsing a candidate in the 10th District senate race. The chamber did, however, recommend some key issues that it believes voters ought to keep in mind on the election next Saturday, February 25. James DeChene, senior vice president of government affairs at the chamber,…

Inside the University of Delaware’s STAR Campus, where a Chrysler assembly line once churned out brand new cars, Gov. John Carney earlier today addressed a room of real estate developers, planners and commercial lenders on the economic future of the state. “We have revenues that aren’t growing fast enough to keep up with expenses,” Gov.…