“Joe Szczerba left his home each day and went to work proud to protect and serve the communities he loved. His death is a tragedy, but his life and his service are an inspiration. While we cannot fathom the pain this has caused his family, our state grieves with them. We will never forget his service or his sacrifice,” Markell said.
In his weekly message, Delaware Governor Jack Markell talks about the tenth anniversary of the September 11th, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States, the resiliency of the American people and the value of remembering that we are strongest when we are united.
“The President made clear that creating jobs and keeping people working remains job one. He challenged the Congress tonight to put aside any personal agendas and move forward to help companies hire, help small businesses grow, create opportunities for people out of work to get back to work and put more money in the pockets of working families,” Markell said. ““There are responsible, targeted and economically sound proposals here to get people to work.”
“Bill Peterson and his team have done a great job in improving the quality of care being provided at the Delaware Veterans Home.” said Governor Markell. “To move from a two-star to a five-star rating so quickly demonstrates how far they have come in a short period of time. Delaware taxpayers have invested a lot over the years to build and operate this facility, and our veterans who live there deserve the best care possible. Now they are getting the superior care we all wanted for them.”
Governor’s Weekly Message: From Extreme Weather to Extreme Home Makeover, Delawareans Pulled Together
In his weekly message, Governor Markell talks about how Delawareans recently came together, first to help build a new home for a non-profit in Sussex County and then to pull together around Hurricane Irene.