The U.S Environmental Protection Agency announced a $975,000 Diesel Emission Reduction Act grant to the Delaware River and Bay Authority that will help bring new clean air technology to the Cape May-Lewes Ferry and reduce toxic air emissions.
Governor Jack Markell highlighted Delaware’s significant progress in recycling, as the State sunsets a four-cent recycling fee established to enhance the state’s recycling rate and the diversion of recyclables that would otherwise be landfilled.
Every child needs and deserves a good start to their education. It’s why our state has made unprecedented commitments to improving access to quality early learning opportunities. In the last couple of years, we have increased by double the number of low-income children attending a highly rated program. To build on our progress, we must […]
As a result of legislation proposed by Governor Markell and members of the General Assembly in 2013, the Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund, which had been severely depleted during the Great Recession and had to borrow from the federal government to ensure benefits could be paid, finished repaying the federal loan – saving the average Delaware employer $288 per employee in increased fees and penalties over the next two years.
Building on ongoing efforts to address the addiction epidemic in Delaware and the growing need of drug treatment services statewide, Governor Markell unveiled efforts to expand addiction treatment services and support for Delawareans impacted by addiction.
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