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Governor’s Weekly Message: Creating Economic Opportunity While Preserving our Past

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Kent County | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Friday, July 25, 2014



(Delaware City, DE) – In his weekly message, filmed at Fort DuPont State Park, Governor Markell discusses efforts to address the environmental and historic preservation goals of the site while enhancing economic opportunities for the State.

“This week, I signed legislation authorizing the creation of the Fort DuPont Redevelopment Corporation, which will spearhead redevelopment of Fort DuPont in much the same way that the Riverfront Development Corporation did for the Wilmington Riverfront,” said Governor Markell. “We can abandon our history or we can restore it. By choosing to restore Fort DuPont and by maximizing its economic and environmental potential, we’ll keep Delaware moving forward.”

Every week, the Governor’s office releases a new Weekly Message in video, audio, and
transcript form. The message is available on:

YouTube: http://youtu.be/NVXe5NU7-NA
Delaware.Gov: http://governor.delaware.gov/podcast_video.shtml
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The Governor’s Weekly Message transcript: Creating Economic Opportunity While Preserving our Past

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Governor’s Weekly Message: Creating Economic Opportunity While Preserving our Past

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Kent County | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Friday, July 25, 2014



(Delaware City, DE) – In his weekly message, filmed at Fort DuPont State Park, Governor Markell discusses efforts to address the environmental and historic preservation goals of the site while enhancing economic opportunities for the State.

“This week, I signed legislation authorizing the creation of the Fort DuPont Redevelopment Corporation, which will spearhead redevelopment of Fort DuPont in much the same way that the Riverfront Development Corporation did for the Wilmington Riverfront,” said Governor Markell. “We can abandon our history or we can restore it. By choosing to restore Fort DuPont and by maximizing its economic and environmental potential, we’ll keep Delaware moving forward.”

Every week, the Governor’s office releases a new Weekly Message in video, audio, and
transcript form. The message is available on:

YouTube: http://youtu.be/NVXe5NU7-NA
Delaware.Gov: http://governor.delaware.gov/podcast_video.shtml
By email: Please contact our press team to subscribe to our press list
Facebook: www.facebook.com/governormarkell
Twitter: www.twitter.com/governormarkell

The Governor’s Weekly Message transcript: Creating Economic Opportunity While Preserving our Past

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