Surrounded by supporters, area legislators, and Delaware City officials, Governor Jack Markell signed legislation to advance the revitalization of what he called “one of the most underutilized sites in the state.”
Eliminating an unnecessary obstacle for Delawareans who serve our country to pursue economic opportunities at home, Governor Markell joined members of the General Assembly and veterans at the Air Mobility Command Museum at Dover Air Force Base to sign legislation that allows veterans to more fairly compete for jobs.
In his weekly message, Governor Markell highlights ways in which the state continues to strengthen its economic foundation while spurring innovation and entrepreneurialism.
In his weekly message, filmed at the Hope Achievement Center in Wilmington, Governor Markell underscores the importance of reforming our criminal justice system.
Joined by state legislators and leaders in the criminal justice community at a facility designed to serve ex-offenders, Governor Markell said reforms passed by lawmakers this year signify a new approach to addressing the many challenges related Delaware’s offender population. The new laws, most of which the Governor signed, will better ensure ex-offenders have a fair opportunity to earn a job when they’re released and improve sentencing policies.
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