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Governor Carney’s 2018 State of the State Address

January 18, 2018

Governor Carney delivered his 2018 State of the State Address in the House Chamber of Legislative Hall on Thursday, January 18. Below is Governor Carney’s speech, as prepared for delivery.

Lt. Governor Hall-Long, Mister President Pro Tem, Mister Speaker, Members of the 149th General Assembly, Members of the Cabinet, Distinguished members of the Judiciary, invited guests, and my fellow Delawareans: Thank you for inviting me into the chamber today.

A point of personal privilege before I begin. I’d like to recognize and welcome my mother who’s here with my brother Mike and sister Liz and brother-in-law Brendan. And a special thank you to my wife Tracey for all she’s doing for our state.

I’d also like to recognize our retiring legislators, Senator Brian Bushweller and Senator Margaret Rose Henry. We’re certainly going to miss you. And I want to thank you for your service to our state.

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