In his weekly message, Governor Markell unveiled a Fiscal Year 2017 state budget that invests in stronger schools and workforce training, innovation and infrastructure to spur economic growth, better health and a high quality of life.
In his final State of the State speech, Delaware Governor Jack Markell proposed an agenda that positions Delaware to leverage its highly trained citizens and welcoming business climate to build opportunities for sustained job creation in an ever-changing economy.
Governor Markell delivered his annual State of the State Address in Legislative Hall before members of the General Assembly, Cabinet members, and fellow Delawareans.
The Delaware Senate confirmed the nomination of Abigail Legrow to serve as Judge on the Superior court, filling the vacancy that was created by the retirement of the Honorable Fred S. Silverman as well as Kim DeBonte to serve as Commissioner of the Delaware Family Court, filling the vacancy that was created as a result of the retirement of the Honorable Pamela Holloway.
Governor Markell announced the nomination of respected educator and human resources expert Patrice Gilliam-Johnson, Ph.D. to serve as Delaware’s next Secretary of Labor.
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