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Governor Markell Praises Obama Climate Change Announcement

Date Posted: Monday, August 3rd, 2015
Categories:  News Office of Governor Markell

Governor Jack Markell today endorsed President Obama’s plan to reduce greenhouse emissions from power plants by more than 30 percent by 2030, the most aggressive action taken by the nation to date in its efforts to mitigate the impacts of climate change with the co-benefit of improving the country’s air quality and Delaware’s in particular. The state will also benefit from the cleaning up of pollutants generated by other states that often intrude into Delaware’s environment.




Checkpoint Strikeforce Week 5 Results

Date Posted: Monday, August 3rd, 2015
Categories:  New Castle County News Office of Highway Safety Safety and Homeland Security

A total of 83 people were arrested statewide last week for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) of alcohol and/or drugs. The next DUI checkpoint will be held Friday August 8th in Stanton.




Governor Markell Signature Ends Driver’s License Suspensions in Unnecessary Cases

Date Posted: Monday, August 3rd, 2015
Categories:  News Office of Governor Markell

Legislation signed by Governor Jack Markell today would end the automatic suspension of driver’s licenses for Delawareans who fail to pay fines for minor traffic offenses and who don’t pose a traffic safety hazard. Senate Bill 132 represents another step in a broader effort to transform Delaware’s criminal justice system by recognizing that the state’s policies must both allow for more appropriate penalties and sentences than in the past, while also focusing on what happens to people beyond those punishments




Hepatitis – The Silent Epidemic

Date Posted: Monday, August 3rd, 2015
Categories:  Delaware Health and Social Services News Public Health

The state Division of Public Health (DPH) encourages baby boomers, or individuals born between 1945 and 1965, to speak to their doctor about getting tested for hepatitis.




Checkpoint Strikeforce Week 4 Results

Date Posted: Wednesday, July 29th, 2015
Categories:  News Office of Highway Safety Safety and Homeland Security

Next DUI checkpoint will be held Friday July 31 in Wilmington.




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