Governor’s Weekly Message: Empowering Delawareans to be Financially Literate and Grow Our Economy

Wilmington, DE – In his weekly message, Governor Markell highlights the work of Stand By Me, a financial empowerment program that recently celebrated its fifth anniversary.

“Delaware’s economy continues to get stronger, with a low unemployment rate and record job creation that leads the region. However, at a time of rapid economic changes, many people continue to struggle with financial insecurity. ,” Governor Markell said. “Stand By Me is a great example of how the private and public sectors can work together at a time when government has fewer resources to deploy. By empowering people financially, we ensure they can focus on working hard to get ahead and care for their families. And that keeps Delaware moving forward.”

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Transcript of the Governor’s Weekly Message: Empowering Delawareans to be Financially Literate and Grow Our Economy