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  • Governor’s Weekly Message: Preparing All of Our Students for Success in College and LifeWilmington, DE – In his weekly message, Governor Markell highlights the work done in the state to ensure all of our students have the skills they need to be competitive in an economy that requires more skills than ever before. 2016-07-22 11:46:16
  • Governor’s Weekly Message Transcript: Preparing All of Our Students for Success in College and LifeAll Delaware students deserve the chance to make the most of their talents in an economy that requires a higher level of skill than ever before. Thanks to the hard work of many educators and administrators, we are getting closer to that goal, from vast improvement in access to high quality early childhood programs, to record high school graduation rates. And after just two years, our Pathways to Prosperity program is giving thousands of students the opportunity to earn college credit and workplace experience in high-demand industries like IT, engineering, and health care. 2016-07-22 11:45:34
  • Governor’s Weekly Message: Honoring the Life and Service of Tim McClanahanWilmington, DE – In his weekly message, Governor Markell honors the life of Tim McClanahan. 2016-07-15 12:00:03
  • Governor’s Weekly Message Transcript: Honoring the Life and Service of Tim McClanahanThis past week Delaware lost a selfless community hero and courageous first responder when volunteer firefighter Tim McClanahan was killed during a helicopter training exercise. As we grieve with Tim’s family, friends, and colleagues, we also honor and celebrate his contributions to our state – as a dedicated family member, a volunteer firefighter, and an original member of the Air Rescue team with which he was flying at the time of his tragic accident. And we are reminded of the sacrifices that first responders, police officers, and firefighters make across our state every day to keep us safe. 2016-07-15 11:59:21
  • Building and Sustaining a Stronger, More Prosperous Delaware: Empowering Our VeteransThe video highlights the progress the state has made in ensuring our veterans have the ability to live a fulfilling civilian life that allows them to provide for their families and to enjoy the freedom they so bravely defended. 2016-07-08 15:10:45
  • Governor’s Weekly Message: Ensuring Our Agriculture Industry ThrivesWilmington, DE – In his weekly message, Governor Markell highlights the benefits of locally grown products and the positive impact they have on our families, our farmers and our state. 2016-07-08 12:28:43
  • Governor’s Weekly Message Transcript: Ensuring Our Agriculture Industry ThrivesFrom poultry and livestock, to fruits and vegetables, to soybeans and other crops, Delaware’s agricultural community is as vibrant as ever. 2016-07-08 12:21:15
  • Governor’s Weekly Message: Investing in Delaware’s Future ProsperityWilmington, DE – In his weekly message, Governor Markell highlights the work the state has done to increase opportunities for Delawareans. 2016-07-01 12:00:53
  • Governor’s Weekly Message Transcript: Expanding Access to High-Quality Early Learning ProgramsThe first few years of a child’s life are crucial to his or her success. That’s why one of our top goals has been giving all Delaware families access to high-quality early learning programs and why I made early childhood funding one of my top budget priorities this year. It supports social and emotional development, helps even the playing field for children across socio-economic levels, and puts all kids on the path to meeting their full potential. The efforts of state leaders, advocates, and, most importantly, teachers and other staff are paying off. 2016-06-24 12:01:02
  • Governor’s Weekly Message: Expanding Access to High-Quality Early Learning ProgramsWilmington, DE – In his weekly message, Governor Markell highlights the efforts of the state to give all Delaware families access to high-quality early learning programs. “The first few years of a child’s life are crucial to his or her success. That’s why one of our top goals has been giving all Delaware families access to high-quality early learning programs and why I made early childhood funding one of my top budget priorities this year,” Governor Markell said. “These efforts show how Delaware and the Obama Administration’s historic investments in early learning can make immediate and lasting change in the lives of our children. By continuing to live up to those commitments, we’ll create bright futures for our kids, and we’ll keep Delaware moving forward.”2016-06-24 12:00:32
  • Governor's Weekly Message Transcript: Ensuring the Rights and Safety of All Delawareans and AmericansLast Sunday, Delawareans and Americans across the country awoke to the horrifying and tragic news of the worst mass shooting in the nation’s history – a crime that the President appropriately called “an act of terror and an act of hate.” Victims were largely from the LGBT community. To Delaware’s LGBT community, we stand with you. To Camp Rehoboth and Haven at University of Delaware, thank you for standing strong and providing comfort. 2016-06-17 12:59:44
  • Governor's Weekly Message: Ensuring the Rights and Safety of All Delawareans and AmericansWilmington, DE – In his weekly message, Governor Markell remembers the victims of the shooting in Orlando and recognizes we have more work to do to ensure the freedom, dignity and safety of all people. 2016-06-17 12:57:35
  • Weekly Message Transcript: Making the Most of the Talents of All PeopleOur state is at its best when we make the most of the talents of all of our people. Every member of our community deserves a chance to be productive, to be told they and their work matter, and to contribute to the greater good by putting their time and talent to use. 2016-06-10 12:01:11
  • Weekly Message: Making the Most of the Talents of All PeopleWilmington, DE – In his weekly message, Governor Markell recognizes the progress Delaware has made in ensuring all people have the opportunity to be productive members of our community.2016-06-10 12:00:48
  • Governor's Weekly Message: Beyond Memorial Day: Honoring Those Who Have Served and SacrificedWilmington, DE – In his weekly message, Governor Markell pays tribute to our fallen heroes and honors Major Beau Biden.2016-06-03 12:02:29



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