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  Archives:  August 2015

Governor’s Weekly Message: Creating Jobs While Investing in a Modernized Infrastructure

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Kent County | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Friday, August 14, 2015

Governor Markell highlights efforts across Delaware to strengthen the state’s transportation system.




Education Secretary Mark Murphy to Leave Administration after Successful Tenure Marked by Improved Student Achievement

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, August 14, 2015

Education Secretary Mark Murphy announced that he will end his tenure to pursue other opportunities, concluding a term marked by record-high graduation rates, more students enrolling in college, and better opportunities than ever for Delaware students to successfully prepare for the workplace.




Update: Delaware crew in California as officials increase “National Fire Preparedness Level” to maximum of 5 on a 5-point scale

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | Date Posted: Thursday, August 13, 2015

A wildfire crew led by the Delaware Forest Service is near completion of a two-week assignment on the Fork Complex Fire, a 28,736-acre blaze near Hayfork, California in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest. Almost 2,400 personnel are battling the fire that is currently 26 percent contained. The Fork Complex is one of several large wildfires in Northern California that together cover more than 223,000 acres, one of the major factors that prompted the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) to increase its National Preparedness Level today to the maximum of 5 on a 5-point scale.




Governor Markell Marks Next Stage in Fight against Addiction Epidemic

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Responding to the need for increased addiction treatment and recovery services statewide in the face of an epidemic that claims a life from overdose every other day, Governor Markell joined Department of Health and Social Services Secretary Rita Landgraf and other leaders to detail the state’s priorities for the $4.45 million in new resources provided by the Fiscal Year 2016 budget.




Seven programs on Native-American heritage among 20 events at the museums of the state of Delaware during September 2015

Historical and Cultural Affairs | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Programs on Delaware’s Lenape and Nanticoke Indian tribes to be featured.






  Archives:  August 2015

Governor’s Weekly Message: Creating Jobs While Investing in a Modernized Infrastructure

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Kent County | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Friday, August 14, 2015

Governor Markell highlights efforts across Delaware to strengthen the state’s transportation system.




Education Secretary Mark Murphy to Leave Administration after Successful Tenure Marked by Improved Student Achievement

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, August 14, 2015

Education Secretary Mark Murphy announced that he will end his tenure to pursue other opportunities, concluding a term marked by record-high graduation rates, more students enrolling in college, and better opportunities than ever for Delaware students to successfully prepare for the workplace.




Update: Delaware crew in California as officials increase “National Fire Preparedness Level” to maximum of 5 on a 5-point scale

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | Date Posted: Thursday, August 13, 2015

A wildfire crew led by the Delaware Forest Service is near completion of a two-week assignment on the Fork Complex Fire, a 28,736-acre blaze near Hayfork, California in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest. Almost 2,400 personnel are battling the fire that is currently 26 percent contained. The Fork Complex is one of several large wildfires in Northern California that together cover more than 223,000 acres, one of the major factors that prompted the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) to increase its National Preparedness Level today to the maximum of 5 on a 5-point scale.




Governor Markell Marks Next Stage in Fight against Addiction Epidemic

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Responding to the need for increased addiction treatment and recovery services statewide in the face of an epidemic that claims a life from overdose every other day, Governor Markell joined Department of Health and Social Services Secretary Rita Landgraf and other leaders to detail the state’s priorities for the $4.45 million in new resources provided by the Fiscal Year 2016 budget.




Seven programs on Native-American heritage among 20 events at the museums of the state of Delaware during September 2015

Historical and Cultural Affairs | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Programs on Delaware’s Lenape and Nanticoke Indian tribes to be featured.