The Delaware Department of State will hold public hearings Aug. 2-4 in all three counties.

The Delaware Department of State will hold public hearings Aug. 2-4 in all three counties.

Meetings will be held at 12:30 p.m. Aug. 2 at the Carvel State Office Building, 820 N. French St., Wilmington; 12:30 p.m. Aug. 3 at the secretary of state’s conference room, Townsend Building, 401 Federal St., Dover; and 12:30 p.m. Aug 4 at the Georgetown Public Library, 123 W. Pine St.

The meetings will be part of Gov. Jack Markell’s effort to strengthen Delaware’s economy by modernizing and streamlining regulations that may be outdated, while maintaining the state’s commitment to improving public health and environmental performance.

The hearings will be held in connection with Markell’s Executive Order No. 36, a statewide review by all agencies to identify and remove regulatory hurdles.