- Associated Press - Tuesday, February 28, 2017

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Gov. John Carney is signing an executive order aimed at improving cabinet-level discussions regarding services for Delaware families.

The new Family Services Cabinet Council being established by Carney will coordinate public services for families, including access to affordable housing, mental health and substance abuse treatment, and early childhood education.

Joining Carney at a signing ceremony Tuesday will be state Housing Director Anas Ben Addi, Safety and Homeland Security Secretary Robert Coupe, and Secretary Josette Manning of the Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Families. Correction Commissioner Perry Phelps and Health and Social Services Secretary Kara Odom Walker also are scheduled to attend.

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