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Supporting Delaware Families

Governor Carney and First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney outline why Delaware should lead on paid parental leave for the well-being of current state employees and their families and for the stability of our state workforce now and in the future.


Help is Here

Help is Here

If you or a loved one is struggling with addiction, help is available. Visit for information and services related to addiction prevention, treatment and recovery for the community, those struggling with addiction, and medical providers.

Care for Substance-Exposed Infants

Care for Substance-Exposed Infants

"Aiden’s Law” will ensure a coordinated plan of care for infants born addicted or exposed to drugs, and for their families. Reducing the number of children born addicted or exposed to drugs was a recommendation of Governor Carney’s Action Plan for Delaware.

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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.