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Governor Carney Coordinates Support for Basic Needs Closets for Students in High-Needs Schools
Delaware partners with organizations and hospitals to stock basic needs closets in 45 high-needs elementary and middle schools across the state. The closets will give students increased access to free hygiene products, school supplies, clothes, and more – items designed to meet students’ needs so they can focus on their education and thrive in the classroom.

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Governor Carney Continues Statewide Jobs & Economy Tour

Governor Carney Continues Statewide Jobs & Economy Tour

Governor John Carney will spend August talking to Delaware business owners about Delaware’s economy, economic development, and the importance of supporting Delaware small businesses, innovators and entrepreneurs. Follow Governor Carney's tour on social media using the hashtag #DEworks.


Governor Carney Signs Legislation Forming Behavioral Health Consortium & Addiction Action Committee

Governor Carney Signs Legislation Forming Behavioral Health Consortium & Addiction Action Committee

New laws will help Delaware develop short-term and long-term strategies to combat the addiction crisis, and more effectively coordinate treatment and prevention services. The creation of the consortium and coordinated plan is a recommendation of Governor Carney’s Action Plan For Delaware.


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About the Governor


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Governor John Carney has been working to make Delaware a better place for more than 30 years.

Born in Wilmington and raised in Claymont, Governor John Carney has been working for the Delaware people for more than 30 years. From 2011 to 2017, John served as Delaware's lone member of the U.S. House of Representatives. During his three terms in Congress, John worked with members of both parties to find solutions to the most important challenges facing the nation. He supported the revitalization of American manufacturing through the "Make It In America" agenda. He was a lead sponsor of the centerpiece of the Jumpstart our Businesses (JOBS) Act that made it easier for small- and medium-sized businesses to grow and create jobs.

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