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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.




Governor’s Outstanding Youth Volunteers Will Be Recognized April 4

Delaware Health and Social Services | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Governor Jack Markell will present Governor’s Youth Volunteer Service Awards to 19 individuals and groups of young people April 4 at the Dover Downs Hotel ballrooms.




Delaware to Mark AmeriCorps Week March 11-17 with Several Events

Delaware Health and Social Services | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, March 9, 2012

AmeriCorps Week provides an opportunity for Delaware’s 110 AmeriCorps members, alums, grantees, program partners, and friends to shine a spotlight on the work done by members — and to motivate more individuals to join AmeriCorps or to volunteer in their communities.







  Category: Office of the Governor


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.




Governor’s Outstanding Youth Volunteers Will Be Recognized April 4

Delaware Health and Social Services | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Governor Jack Markell will present Governor’s Youth Volunteer Service Awards to 19 individuals and groups of young people April 4 at the Dover Downs Hotel ballrooms.




Delaware to Mark AmeriCorps Week March 11-17 with Several Events

Delaware Health and Social Services | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, March 9, 2012

AmeriCorps Week provides an opportunity for Delaware’s 110 AmeriCorps members, alums, grantees, program partners, and friends to shine a spotlight on the work done by members — and to motivate more individuals to join AmeriCorps or to volunteer in their communities.