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Governor Carney Helps Announce Funding for Summer and After-School Programs
The Neighborhood Building Blocks Fund provided more than $900,000 in grants aimed at reducing crime and revitalizing neighborhoods across Delaware.

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Governor Carney, COAD Announce Agreement to Raise Correctional Officer Pay

Governor Carney, COAD Announce Agreement to Raise Correctional Officer Pay

Governor John Carney and the Correctional Officers Association of Delaware (COAD) announced an agreement to increase salaries for Delaware’s correctional officers and study additional changes to help recruit and retain officers, and decrease the use of mandatory overtime across Delaware’s correctional system.


Governor Carney Signs Legislation to Address Gender Pay Gap

Governor Carney Signs Legislation to Address Gender Pay Gap

Governor John Carney signed a new law that will prevent employers from requesting the salary history of job applicants and will help close the pay gap between men and women.


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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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