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Revitalizing Our Downtowns

Governor Carney designated four new Downtown Development Districts (DDD) in Delaware City, Middletown, New Castle and Clayton. The program significantly builds on efforts to redevelop DE’s commercial business districts and drive private investment in towns and cities.

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Sensible Gun Safety

Sensible Gun Safety

Governor John Carney and 11 other Governors issued a letter calling on President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to take action on sensible gun safety measures.

Sept. 23: Construction Career Expo

Sept. 23: Construction Career Expo

Explore a career in construction at the second annual Governor’s Construction Career Expo on Monday, September 23 from 3-6 p.m. at the Chase Center on the Riverfront. This family-friendly career fair will feature on-site job interviews, hands-on activities, and information on apprenticeship and skills training opportunities.

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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.