Governor John Carney gives an update on the coronavirus situation in Delaware Wednesday during a press conference outside the Carvel State Building in Wilmington.
Need help with rent, bills? New state program will aid those hurt by coronavirus fallout

As the state tries to contain the spread of coronavirus, Gov. John Carney and the Delaware State Housing Authority on Tuesday announced a new program to help people pay rent and utility bills.

Delaware US Senators Chris Coons and Tom Carper
Sens. Carper and Coons say First State to see help from coronavirus relief package

Sens. Tom Carper and Chris Coons see many positives in the nearly two trillion dollar coronavirus relief bill that’s expected to quickly pass Congress and get President Trump’s signature. “We haven’t got all the details for the cities and counties but the state of Delaware will get at least 1.5 billion dollars,” said Coons.

Officials gather to discuss the upcoming stimulus in the office of Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell
Disabled advocates warn coronavirus stimulus does not address pandemic’s impact on community

Activists and advocates for people with disabilities charge that the provisions of the $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package do not do enough for the community while noting resources for them have been strained by the pandemic.

Delaware department of labor
Unemployment claims shatter records

Delaware saw 10,790 unemployment claims for the week of March 15-21, shatterring the record for any month over the past three decades. According to data from the Delaware Department of Labor, there were 2,384 claims just one month ago.