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“Governors are committed to helping people in their states and territories access the education and skills development they need for the jobs of the future, and we know that many of those jobs will be in computer science.”

Governor Asa Hutchinson
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“Our farmers supply Rhode Islanders with home-grown, nutritious foods and other locally produced products, improving our quality of life. It is essential for us to support them and help our local farm economy thrive.”

Governor Dan McKee
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“June 1st marks the start of hurricane season and it is a reminder that now is the time to prepare for severe weather conditions. Please make sure you and your family have the necessary plan in place should a hurricane impact your area.”

Governor Henry McMaster
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“We want to continue creating more job opportunities for everyone, and encourage insertion in the labor force. Knowledge and skills in technological and digital matters are increasingly relevant when looking for a job or doing business.”

Governor Pedro Pierluisi
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“The cost-effective, safe, and quality health care services provided by nurses will be an ever more important and valuable component of the U.S. health care delivery system in the future.”

Governor Ralph Deleon Guerrero Torres
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“Connecting New Jersey children with the support they need to process these difficult experiences is a critical component of our ongoing efforts to address and mitigate the harms of this nationwide [opioid] epidemic.”

Governor Phil Murphy
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“Arkansas has become known nationally for our computer science education program and, through this initiative, I want to showcase the efforts in other states and show why this matters and how we can expand computer science education.”
—Governor Asa Hutchinson

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