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Keeping DE Litter Free

New laws will ban single-use plastic bags and create a Litter Investigation and Enforcement Fund to help protect Delaware communities from litter, and protect Delaware’s environment and wildlife from the harmful effects of discarded waste.

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Strengthening Our Communities

Strengthening Our Communities

The Group Violence Intervention project brings together law enforcement, social service providers and community members to lead intervention efforts, based on community knowledge and real-time data on violence and people who face the highest risk. In Wilmington, the DE Department of Health and Social Services and other social services agencies will work directly on the ground with Wilmington Police to prevent violence before it happens.


Making Jobs a Priority

Making Jobs a Priority

Governor Carney signed legislation that establishes the Transportation Infrastructure Investment Fund (TIIF) to allow businesses to make roadway infrastructure improvements that will support job-creating projects in Delaware. TIIF aims to attract new businesses to Delaware, expand existing Delaware businesses, and create jobs.


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About the Governor


Picture of John Carney, Delaware's Governor

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. John took office as Delaware’s 74th Governor in January 2017, focused on making Delaware’s economy more competitive, preparing Delaware’s children to succeed, and building a long-term sustainable financial plan for the State of Delaware. Working with Delawareans across the state, and with members of the General Assembly, he has made progress on each of those priorities. John has directed new resources to high-needs schools, partnered with the private sector to drive new job creation, and taken steps to lower healthcare costs for Delaware families, businesses, and taxpayers.

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