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Delaware Anti-Litter Alliance

Governor Carney reached out to towns, cities, county leaders, and organizations across the state to join the Delaware Anti-Litter Alliance. Members of this coalition have pledged to encourage their residents and members to not litter, to pursue anti-litter policies, and to hold at least one litter cleanup each year – with the goal of reducing litter in Delaware over time.

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Expanding Broadband Access

Expanding Broadband Access

Governor Carney and the Delaware Department of Technology and Information (DTI) announced a partnership with Bloosurf LLC to provide affordable wireless broadband in targeted, rural areas of Kent and Sussex Counties. Last July, Governor John Carney and DTI issued a Request for Proposals to provide wireless broadband internet service to unserved and underserved residents and businesses in rural areas, and set a goal to eliminate broadband deserts in those regions within 24 months.

Delaware Opposes Offshore Drilling

Delaware Opposes Offshore Drilling

Governor Carney continues to oppose offshore drilling in the Atlantic, which would pose significant threats to Delaware's natural resources and economy. In Delaware, coastal tourism and industry accounts for about 60,000 jobs and almost $7 billion in economic activity. There is too much at risk for Delaware and the Atlantic Seaboard to allow offshore drilling anywhere in the Atlantic.

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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.