Governor Markell highlights his priorities for the year, which were outlined during his 2015 State of the State Address.
Following through on the state’s commitment to help revitalize downtowns and surrounding neighborhoods in Delaware’s neediest areas, Governor Markell today announced he has selected Seaford, Dover, and Wilmington for designation as Downtown Development Districts.
Next fall, more than 2,300 kindergarten through third grade students will be enrolled in Governor Jack Markell’s World Language Expansion Initiative, as six more schools across the state begin offering students the opportunity to participate in an elementary immersion program studying either Mandarin Chinese or Spanish.
Today, Michael Botticelli, Acting Director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), announced the designation of New Castle County, Delaware as a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA).
Governor Jack Markell announced today he is nominating Jennifer Cohan to become the next Secretary of the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT). If confirmed by the Delaware State Senate, Cohan will succeed Shailen Bhatt, who will accept a nomination by Governor John Hickenlooper to serve as Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Transportation at the end of this month.
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