With moderate to major coastal flooding expected at high tides, along with high wind warnings along the coast, Governor Jack Markell has issued a Limited State of Emergency for Sussex County.
Governor Jack Markell announced the signing of Executive Order No. 52, creating the Delaware Expenditure Review Committee.
Governor Markell discusses the progress made in Delaware to ensure student safety in public schools through the implementation of comprehensive school safety plans.
Following an extensive evaluation by the Department of Safety and Homeland Security (DSHS) of the benefits and challenges of effectively implementing body cameras on law enforcement officers, Governor Markell and DSHS Secretary Lew Schiliro announced plans for State and Municipal police officers to participate in a 30-45 day trial, using about a dozen body cameras throughout the state.
Having worked with the General Assembly to make school safety improvements a top priority of the state, Governor Jack Markell recognized 2015-2016 as the first school year in which every Delaware public school is using a comprehensive safety plan to prepare for potential emergency situations, ranging from armed intruders to natural disasters.
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