The news has been circulating around on social media as Delaware Senator Tom Carper Announces His Retirement.
Many have been wondering “what’s next?” for lifetime politician and Democratic Senator of Delaware Tom Carper.
He announced earlier this week that he will not be seeking another term, he is in fact retiring.
Mayor Mike Purzycki mentioned in a heartfelt post on Facebook: “I am disappointed to learn that the senator has chosen to retire but at the same time I am grateful for his lifetime of service to our City, state and nation. For a good part of my career, I had the pleasure of being part of the team that transformed the Christina Riverfront. Tom Carper’s leadership and partnership as far as understanding and supporting the potential of the Riverfront District began before he became Governor and has continued to this day. Thank you, Senator, for your support, friendship, and guidance.”