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  Category: Office of the Governor


Governor’s Weekly Message: Delaware’s Teacher of the Year

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, October 21, 2011

Governor Markell honors this year’s Delaware Teacher of the Year and all the great teachers who commit themselves to educating young people and helping them reach their full potential.




Governor’s Weekly Message Transcript – Delaware’s Teacher of the Year: Amber Augustus

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Date Posted: Friday, October 21, 2011

Most of us had at least one teacher growing up who changed our lives – who inspired us, who saw something in us, who took the time to say – “I see what you’re capable of and I am going to challenge you to do it.”




Governor Sees Students Turning Layoffs Into New Leases On Life

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, October 21, 2011

“I saw motivated men and women re-making themselves and learning new skills so they will have a job in today’s market,” said Governor Markell. “Delaware Skills Center is giving them the education they need to re-tool themselves in a challenging job market. They are giving themselves the chance to secure new futures for themselves and their families.”




Governor Markell Signs Executive Order To Simplify and Clarify State Agency FOIA Policies

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, October 20, 2011

“Delaware’s Freedom of Information Act helps ensure transparency and accountability in government, which is the people’s business,” said Governor Markell. “This Executive Order makes it easier for citizens to make FOIA requests, requires executive branch agencies to be more consistent in how they respond to these requests, and in many cases, substantially reduces the cost of FOIAs.




Bloom Proposal to Put Hundreds of Delawareans to Work Moves Forward with Public Service Commission’s Unanimous Vote

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 19, 2011

“This vote brings us closer to creating hundreds of jobs for Delawareans and making a substantial positive impact for our State’s economy. I thank the PSC, its staff and consultants for their independent and thoughtful consideration. Their decision to move this process forward will bring significant benefits to Delaware.” Markell said.







  Category: Office of the Governor


Governor’s Weekly Message: Delaware’s Teacher of the Year

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, October 21, 2011

Governor Markell honors this year’s Delaware Teacher of the Year and all the great teachers who commit themselves to educating young people and helping them reach their full potential.




Governor’s Weekly Message Transcript – Delaware’s Teacher of the Year: Amber Augustus

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Date Posted: Friday, October 21, 2011

Most of us had at least one teacher growing up who changed our lives – who inspired us, who saw something in us, who took the time to say – “I see what you’re capable of and I am going to challenge you to do it.”




Governor Sees Students Turning Layoffs Into New Leases On Life

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, October 21, 2011

“I saw motivated men and women re-making themselves and learning new skills so they will have a job in today’s market,” said Governor Markell. “Delaware Skills Center is giving them the education they need to re-tool themselves in a challenging job market. They are giving themselves the chance to secure new futures for themselves and their families.”




Governor Markell Signs Executive Order To Simplify and Clarify State Agency FOIA Policies

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, October 20, 2011

“Delaware’s Freedom of Information Act helps ensure transparency and accountability in government, which is the people’s business,” said Governor Markell. “This Executive Order makes it easier for citizens to make FOIA requests, requires executive branch agencies to be more consistent in how they respond to these requests, and in many cases, substantially reduces the cost of FOIAs.




Bloom Proposal to Put Hundreds of Delawareans to Work Moves Forward with Public Service Commission’s Unanimous Vote

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 19, 2011

“This vote brings us closer to creating hundreds of jobs for Delawareans and making a substantial positive impact for our State’s economy. I thank the PSC, its staff and consultants for their independent and thoughtful consideration. Their decision to move this process forward will bring significant benefits to Delaware.” Markell said.