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Governor’s Weekly Message: Improving Health Care Through Innovation

Date Posted: Friday, December 19th, 2014
Categories:  Kent County New Castle County Sussex County Weekly Message

Governor Markell highlights ongoing efforts to improve health care quality and lower costs in Delaware, aided by the award of a $35 million grant announced earlier this week.




Governor’s Weekly Message Transcript: Improving Health Care Through Innovation

Date Posted: Friday, December 19th, 2014
Categories:  Transcripts

Much about our current health care system is unsustainable. It’s unfair both to the people who use it and to those who care for them. Despite tremendous strides to increase access to insurance and to develop better treatments, our health outcomes for many ailments rate below the national average. Yet, Delawareans pay 25 percent more for care and health costs take close to 25 percent of our state budget. It’s why I have committed to an innovative plan for a healthier state – developed by all parts of our health care community working together. And by winning a $35 million federal grant for our plan this week, we can now do the hard work of making this vision a reality.




Governor’s Weekly Message: Supporting Public Libraries, Building Stronger Communities

Date Posted: Friday, December 12th, 2014
Categories:  Kent County New Castle County News Sussex County Weekly Message

Governor Markell discusses the importance of continued investments in Delaware’s libraries.




Governor’s Weekly Message Transcript: Supporting Public Libraries, Building Stronger Communities

Date Posted: Friday, December 12th, 2014
Categories:  Transcripts

No matter how much technology changes the way get information, we will always rely on the value of public libraries in our state. They bridge the digital divide, bringing computers, the internet, and other technology to people who otherwise may not have access.




Governor’s Weekly Message: Universal Recycling Benefits Environment, Economy

Date Posted: Friday, December 5th, 2014
Categories:  Kent County New Castle County News Sussex County Weekly Message

Governor Markell highlights Delaware’s progress in recycling since Universal Recycling legislation was signed into law in 2010.





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