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  Category: Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017)


Projects in Downtown Development Districts to receive DDD Grant Funding

Delaware State Housing Authority | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 10, 2017

$3.6 million in grant funding for 16 projects to leverage $38.6 million in private investment MILFORD – Building on progress in Delaware’s downtowns, Governor Jack Markell and the Delaware State Housing Authority announced on Tuesday that sixteen new downtown revitalization projects in Harrington, Milford, Dover, Smyrna and Wilmington will receive $3.56 million in grant funding […]




Governor Markell Issues Limited State of Emergency for Sussex County, with Level 1 Driving Warning

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Saturday, January 7, 2017

With significant snowfall accumulating in Sussex County, Governor Markell has issued a Limited State of Emergency and Level 1 Driving Warning for Delaware’s southernmost county effective at 8:00 a.m. today.




Governor’s Weekly Message: Addressing Threats Of A Changing Climate

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Friday, January 6, 2017

Wilmington, DE – In his weekly message, Governor Markell previews the release of the state’s Climate Action Progress Report, which reflects the state’s progress in addressing the threats of climate change in response to his Executive Order 41.




Governor’s Weekly Message Transcript: Addressing Threats Of A Changing Climate

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Date Posted: Friday, January 6, 2017

Our state has repeatedly proven that protecting our environment also protects and strengthens the health and prosperity of our citizens, communities, and economy. We’ve led the region in job growth after cleaning up our power sector. And the connection between our environment and our economy is clearer than ever as we deal with the increasing impacts of climate change.




H. Donovan Phillips Jr. appointed as Delaware member of Chesapeake Bay Local Government Advisory Committee

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 3, 2017

DOVER – Governor Jack Markell has appointed H. Donovan Phillips, Jr. to serve as a member of the Chesapeake Bay Local Government Advisory Committee (LGAC), created by the Chesapeake Bay Executive Council through the 1987 Chesapeake Bay Agreement. The Chesapeake Executive Council – whose members include the governors of Delaware, Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia, the Mayor of the District of Columbia, the Chesapeake Bay Commission Chair and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator – was established in 1983 with responsibilities for guiding the Chesapeake Bay Program’s policy agenda and setting conservation and restoration goals for the bay.







  Category: Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017)


Projects in Downtown Development Districts to receive DDD Grant Funding

Delaware State Housing Authority | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 10, 2017

$3.6 million in grant funding for 16 projects to leverage $38.6 million in private investment MILFORD – Building on progress in Delaware’s downtowns, Governor Jack Markell and the Delaware State Housing Authority announced on Tuesday that sixteen new downtown revitalization projects in Harrington, Milford, Dover, Smyrna and Wilmington will receive $3.56 million in grant funding […]




Governor Markell Issues Limited State of Emergency for Sussex County, with Level 1 Driving Warning

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Saturday, January 7, 2017

With significant snowfall accumulating in Sussex County, Governor Markell has issued a Limited State of Emergency and Level 1 Driving Warning for Delaware’s southernmost county effective at 8:00 a.m. today.




Governor’s Weekly Message: Addressing Threats Of A Changing Climate

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Friday, January 6, 2017

Wilmington, DE – In his weekly message, Governor Markell previews the release of the state’s Climate Action Progress Report, which reflects the state’s progress in addressing the threats of climate change in response to his Executive Order 41.




Governor’s Weekly Message Transcript: Addressing Threats Of A Changing Climate

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Date Posted: Friday, January 6, 2017

Our state has repeatedly proven that protecting our environment also protects and strengthens the health and prosperity of our citizens, communities, and economy. We’ve led the region in job growth after cleaning up our power sector. And the connection between our environment and our economy is clearer than ever as we deal with the increasing impacts of climate change.




H. Donovan Phillips Jr. appointed as Delaware member of Chesapeake Bay Local Government Advisory Committee

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 3, 2017

DOVER – Governor Jack Markell has appointed H. Donovan Phillips, Jr. to serve as a member of the Chesapeake Bay Local Government Advisory Committee (LGAC), created by the Chesapeake Bay Executive Council through the 1987 Chesapeake Bay Agreement. The Chesapeake Executive Council – whose members include the governors of Delaware, Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia, the Mayor of the District of Columbia, the Chesapeake Bay Commission Chair and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator – was established in 1983 with responsibilities for guiding the Chesapeake Bay Program’s policy agenda and setting conservation and restoration goals for the bay.