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“As leaders, one of our most important and sacred responsibilities is protecting the health and well-being of our children.”

Governor Phil Murphy
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“We remain committed to ensuring that every student has the tools and resources accessible to them for success in the classroom, on college campuses and in the workforce.”

Governor Charlie Baker
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“I believe in Hawai‘i, in its people and in its purpose. When we work together, we can do great things.”

Governor David Ige
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“We believe that behavioral health, mental health, the disease of addiction – it’s all health, and it should be treated as such by focusing on the foundations of well-being.”

Governor Doug Burgum
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“This time of year can be stressful for many Pennsylvanians. Remember, you’re not alone and help is available if you need it.”

Governor Tom Wolf
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“The generosity of Utahns is a big part of what makes our state such a special place. The #LightTheWorld Giving Machines are a great way to support local nonprofits, and make giving easy.”

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