Dover, DE – In his final weekly message, Governor Markell expresses his gratitude for the opportunity to serve the state. Speaking to the people of Delaware, he reflects on how far we have come since the state was hit by the Great Recession, recognizing the thousands of Delawareans who have contributed to tremendous progress.
As my time in office ends, I am so thankful for the opportunity to have served our state and the people of Delaware. We have come so far together – from the depths of the Great Recession to the best job growth in the region, while strengthening our schools, protecting our environment, and creating more opportunity for people of all backgrounds.
Governor Jack Markell today unveiled a balanced Fiscal Year 2018 budget proposal that promotes increased job and educational opportunities for Delawareans, while maintaining fiscal responsibility that has repeatedly earned the state a AAA rating.
Gov. Jack Markell has presented the Order of the First State to two noted Delaware agricultural leaders and public servants, Bob Garey of Felton and Bill Vanderwende of Bridgeville.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) announced Delaware as one of 10 states to receive a $2 million grant to strengthen and expand career pathways for the state’s youth and adults.