Further cementing Delaware’s standing as one of the top two states in the “New Economy,” Governor Markell signed legislation increasing opportunities for the state’s entrepreneurs to innovate and grow.
“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.”
Gov. Jack Markell signed into law a package of House bills sponsored by that expand and strengthen Delaware’s Freedom of Information Act.
The Senate passed legislation restoring judicial discretion by permitting judges to impose concurrent sentences for multiple offenses.
Governor Markell announced he has received formal written notice from The Honorable Carolyn Berger, Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court, of Justice Berger’s intention to retire from the Supreme Court effective September 1, 2014.
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