“We can only reach our potential as a state if we maximize the potential of our people,” said Governor Markell. “While our work toward that goal never ends, we can be proud of the progress made toward that goal during the legislative season that ended this week. By spending taxpayers’ money wisely and keeping our focus on economic opportunity for all of our people, we’ll keep Delaware moving forward.”
After signing a Fiscal Year 2015 budget that fully funded the state’s new urban revitalization program, Governor Jack Markell announced the release of a draft application for cities, towns, and unincorporated areas to be designated among Delaware’s first Downtown Development Districts.
Putting it in World Series terms, Delaware has just made a “cleanest sweep,” for the fourth straight year capturing the crown for the country’s cleanest beach water quality.
Cape Henlopen State Park turns 50, and there will be plenty of activities to mark the milestone occasion.
Emphasizing the growing importance of broadband access in today’s economy, Governor Markell detailed progress the state is making to expand high-speed internet access in underserved communities.
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