Building on ongoing efforts in the state to address the addiction epidemic, Governor Markell was joined by White House officials to announce federal funding to support a new initiative that will partner law enforcement officers and public health officials to address heroin and prescription drug abuse.
Education Secretary Mark Murphy announced that he will end his tenure to pursue other opportunities, concluding a term marked by record-high graduation rates, more students enrolling in college, and better opportunities than ever for Delaware students to successfully prepare for the workplace.
Responding to the need for increased addiction treatment and recovery services statewide in the face of an epidemic that claims a life from overdose every other day, Governor Markell joined Department of Health and Social Services Secretary Rita Landgraf and other leaders to detail the state’s priorities for the $4.45 million in new resources provided by the Fiscal Year 2016 budget.
Programs on Delaware’s Lenape and Nanticoke Indian tribes to be featured.
Lectures to take place on Wednesdays, Aug. 19 and Sept. 9, 2015.
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