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  Category: Office of the Governor


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.




National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Is October 29

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

“I urge Delawareans to look in their medicine cabinets and take any unused medications to one of these drop-off sites,” said Governor Jack Markell. “We can do our part to keep drugs out of the hands of those who might abuse them and help our environment by properly disposing of drugs we don’t need.”




Governor Signs Bill Creating Ada Leigh Soles Librarian Scholarship

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, October 18, 2011

“Ada Leigh Soles was a woman of great conviction and one of the things she was passionate about was libraries,” said Markell. “Each of us knows how libraries have helped us grow, learn and explore throughout our lives. With new technology, librarians are on the cutting edge as much as anyone else. This scholarship program will help Delaware libraries retain and attract strong library science professionals.”




September’s Coastal Cleanup Draws More Than 2,200 Volunteers, Collects More Than 10 Tons of Trash and Recyclables

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, October 18, 2011

“Thanks to everyone who supported the cleanup,” said Governor Jack Markell. “This proves that when we work together, we can make a positive impact on our environment. Thanks to the many hands of volunteers, more than 10 tons of trash has been recycled or properly disposed of instead of littering our beautiful beaches.”




Governor to Honor More Than 30 Outstanding Volunteers and Groups for Their Service on Nov. 3

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, October 17, 2011

“Carla and I believe there is no greater service than to serve our fellow Delawareans and neighbors,” Gov. Markell said. “This year’s Volunteer Service Awards recipients truly embody that spirit of altruism. They also demonstrate the power of giving and the ability to inspire others to do the same. With deep gratitude, we honor their leadership, commitment and dedication.”







  Category: Office of the Governor


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.




National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Is October 29

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

“I urge Delawareans to look in their medicine cabinets and take any unused medications to one of these drop-off sites,” said Governor Jack Markell. “We can do our part to keep drugs out of the hands of those who might abuse them and help our environment by properly disposing of drugs we don’t need.”




Governor Signs Bill Creating Ada Leigh Soles Librarian Scholarship

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, October 18, 2011

“Ada Leigh Soles was a woman of great conviction and one of the things she was passionate about was libraries,” said Markell. “Each of us knows how libraries have helped us grow, learn and explore throughout our lives. With new technology, librarians are on the cutting edge as much as anyone else. This scholarship program will help Delaware libraries retain and attract strong library science professionals.”




September’s Coastal Cleanup Draws More Than 2,200 Volunteers, Collects More Than 10 Tons of Trash and Recyclables

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, October 18, 2011

“Thanks to everyone who supported the cleanup,” said Governor Jack Markell. “This proves that when we work together, we can make a positive impact on our environment. Thanks to the many hands of volunteers, more than 10 tons of trash has been recycled or properly disposed of instead of littering our beautiful beaches.”




Governor to Honor More Than 30 Outstanding Volunteers and Groups for Their Service on Nov. 3

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, October 17, 2011

“Carla and I believe there is no greater service than to serve our fellow Delawareans and neighbors,” Gov. Markell said. “This year’s Volunteer Service Awards recipients truly embody that spirit of altruism. They also demonstrate the power of giving and the ability to inspire others to do the same. With deep gratitude, we honor their leadership, commitment and dedication.”