Latest DEFAC Forecast Continues Downward Trend

Latest DEFAC Forecast Continues Downward Trend

by James DeChene Delaware Economic and Financial Advisory Council (DEFAC) met on April 19, and the news stemming from their latest forecast continues to be…

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Rethinking Economic Development in Delaware

Rethinking Economic Development in Delaware

by James DeChene Governor Carney has released the report from the Delaware Economic Development Working Group. This is the group that was formed to consider…

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This Week in Dover

This Week in Dover

by James DeChene Following a week where Governor Carney released his ‘State of the State for Delaware’, outlining his priorities that included Coastal Zone Act…

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More Manufacturing Jobs, Lower Medicaid Enrollment

More Manufacturing Jobs, Lower Medicaid Enrollment

by Mark DiMaio Delaware’s Medicaid enrollment continues to rise. Since 1999, Medicaid enrollment has grown from just under 100,000 to over 230,000. The growth has…

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Healthcare Jobs on the Rise, Manufacturing Jobs Decline

Healthcare Jobs on the Rise, Manufacturing Jobs Decline

by Mark DiMaio In 2000, Delaware had a 65+ population of 103,000 and by 2015, the 65+ population had grown by 56,000 to 159,000 people….

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2017 Legislative Brunch & Manufacturing Conference

2017 Legislative Brunch & Manufacturing Conference

The Delaware State Chamber of Commerce held its annual Legislative Brunch & Manufacturing Conference on Tuesday, March 21, 2017. We thank the event’s presenting sponsor,…

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Delaware's Aging Population

Delaware’s Aging Population

by Mark DiMaio Only one age demographic of Delawareans is expected to grow significantly over the next 33 years and that’s our 65+ population. According…

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Introducing DSCC's Kent & Sussex Counties Advisory Committees

Introducing DSCC’s Kent & Sussex Counties Advisory Committees

by James DeChene As part of the State Chamber’s Strategic Plan, created by staff and the Board of Directors last year, one of the initiatives…

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State's Changing Demographics a Perfect Storm?

State’s Changing Demographics a Perfect Storm?

by Mark DiMaio On Wednesday, March 8, the State Chamber’s Board of Governors was honored to have Mr. Ed Ratledge, Director of the Center for…

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UD STAR Campus hosts Economic Development Committee

UD STAR Campus hosts Economic Development Committee

The University of Delaware’s STAR Campus hosted the Chamber’s Economic Development Committee (EDC) on Wednesday, March 1st. Dr. Kathy Matt, Dean of the UD’s College…

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