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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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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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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Gov. Carney's First Executive Order

Gov. Carney’s First Executive Order

by James DeChene Following the inauguration this week of Governor Carney and Lt. Governor Hall-Long, two items of interest to the State Chamber were unveiled….

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Other States Facing Similar Budget Woes as Delaware

Other States Facing Similar Budget Woes as Delaware

by James DeChene The Wall Street Journal reported this week that at Connecticut Governor Dan Malloy’s state of the state address, he called on state…

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Kudos for Potential Port Expansion Purchase

Kudos for Potential Port Expansion Purchase

by James DeChene Last week news broke that the Diamond State Port Corporation has agreed to purchase the Edge Moor facility from Chemours in an effort…

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Well… That Happened. Now What?

Well… That Happened. Now What?

by James DeChene The impact of the 2016 Election Day results will continue to resonate for the remainder of the year. Above and beyond the…

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