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Keep DE Litter Free

Delaware is a beautiful state, and we should take care to preserve that heritage. That’s why Governor Carney launched a statewide campaign to encourage all Delawareans and visitors not to litter, to respect our natural heritage, and Keep DE Litter Free.

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Paid Parental Leave

Paid Parental Leave

Eligible state employees are now entitled to 12 weeks of paid parental leave following the birth or adoption of a child 6-years-old or younger.

Trauma Awareness Month Starts May 1

Trauma Awareness Month Starts May 1

The Trauma Awareness Month Kickoff Symposium on May 1, 2019 will include an interactive panel, breakout sessions, keynote speakers and more.

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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.