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Governor Markell Announces 2011 Team Excellence Awards

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, March 19, 2012

Governor Jack Markell announced today that the 11-member Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities (DSAAPD) Care Transitions Team is the 2011 recipient of the Governor’s Team Excellence Award.




Blue River Resources Recycling Facility, First of its Kind in Delaware, Receives Operating Permit from DNREC

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, March 19, 2012

Delaware has issued a permit for the first private materials recovery in the state. Up to 40 jobs will be created at Blue River Resources for preparing recyclables for markets, with the possibility of more jobs later.




Governor’s Weekly Message: Helping Veterans with Jobs

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, March 16, 2012

Governor Jack Markell talks about how we can help veterans who have fought for us with jobs when they return home.  This week, the Governor and Delaware lawmakers announced the Veterans Opportunity Tax Credit legislation which would incentivize companies to hire veterans.




Governor’s Weekly Message Transcript: Helping Veterans with Jobs

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Date Posted: Friday, March 16, 2012

In the last ten years, millions of Americans have served their nation in Iraq or Afghanistan.

In answering the call to action, these brave men and women volunteered to put themselves directly in harm’s way, thousands of miles from home. And when they came home, so many found – and are still finding – the recession that had years of devastating effects on our national economy hit veterans who served in those foreign conflicts even harder.




New Legislation Would Work to Put Veterans to Work

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, March 15, 2012

Standing with veterans and members of the Delaware National Guard, Governor Jack Markell and legislative leaders today announced a new effort to help put recent combat veterans to work when they return from service. The “Veterans Opportunity Tax Credit” would give companies a $1,500 annual tax credit for each recent veteran they hired.







  Category: Office of the Governor


Governor Markell Announces 2011 Team Excellence Awards

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, March 19, 2012

Governor Jack Markell announced today that the 11-member Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities (DSAAPD) Care Transitions Team is the 2011 recipient of the Governor’s Team Excellence Award.




Blue River Resources Recycling Facility, First of its Kind in Delaware, Receives Operating Permit from DNREC

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, March 19, 2012

Delaware has issued a permit for the first private materials recovery in the state. Up to 40 jobs will be created at Blue River Resources for preparing recyclables for markets, with the possibility of more jobs later.




Governor’s Weekly Message: Helping Veterans with Jobs

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, March 16, 2012

Governor Jack Markell talks about how we can help veterans who have fought for us with jobs when they return home.  This week, the Governor and Delaware lawmakers announced the Veterans Opportunity Tax Credit legislation which would incentivize companies to hire veterans.




Governor’s Weekly Message Transcript: Helping Veterans with Jobs

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Date Posted: Friday, March 16, 2012

In the last ten years, millions of Americans have served their nation in Iraq or Afghanistan.

In answering the call to action, these brave men and women volunteered to put themselves directly in harm’s way, thousands of miles from home. And when they came home, so many found – and are still finding – the recession that had years of devastating effects on our national economy hit veterans who served in those foreign conflicts even harder.




New Legislation Would Work to Put Veterans to Work

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, March 15, 2012

Standing with veterans and members of the Delaware National Guard, Governor Jack Markell and legislative leaders today announced a new effort to help put recent combat veterans to work when they return from service. The “Veterans Opportunity Tax Credit” would give companies a $1,500 annual tax credit for each recent veteran they hired.