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  Category: Office of the Governor


Governor Announces Next Stage of Early Education Efforts

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, September 30, 2011

Governor Jack Markell today announced the start of the next phase of Delaware’s plan to improve the quality of early childhood education. Starting on October 1st, early care and education providers statewide will receive an increased reimbursement rate for caring for children eligible for Delaware’s Purchase of Care system.




Delaware Moves To Ban Dangerous Drugs Commonly Known As “Bath Salts”

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, September 29, 2011

The Controlled Substances Advisory Committee will hold an emergency meeting Friday, September 30, at the request of the Secretary of State, who seeks to exercise his authority to issue an immediate ban on the drugs.




WSFS Announces Small Business Loan Program

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, September 29, 2011

Special program to help small businesses immediately grow and create jobs




Highway Safety Officials Concerned as Number of Unbelted Traffic Deaths Rise and Statewide Seat Belt Use Rate Falls Slightly

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 27, 2011

“We’re asking drivers and passengers to buckle up for safety,” said Governor Jack Markell. “It’s something we can all do when we ride in a vehicle. The more Delawareans wear seat belts, the more injuries we spare and lives we save. It’s that simple.”




Delaware Floodplain and Drainage Advisory Committee Begins Work That Will Help Protect Lives And Property From Flooding

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 27, 2011

“Flooding has been a problem for many Delaware homes and businesses, causing millions of dollars worth of property damage,” said Governor Jack Markell, who signed Senate Bill 64 into law on August 17, 2011. “This law brings together a variety of Delawareans, providing a forum to identify practices that will prevent or minimize flooding. The goal is to let communities and businesses focus on families and jobs instead of dealing with floods.”







  Category: Office of the Governor


Governor Announces Next Stage of Early Education Efforts

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, September 30, 2011

Governor Jack Markell today announced the start of the next phase of Delaware’s plan to improve the quality of early childhood education. Starting on October 1st, early care and education providers statewide will receive an increased reimbursement rate for caring for children eligible for Delaware’s Purchase of Care system.




Delaware Moves To Ban Dangerous Drugs Commonly Known As “Bath Salts”

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, September 29, 2011

The Controlled Substances Advisory Committee will hold an emergency meeting Friday, September 30, at the request of the Secretary of State, who seeks to exercise his authority to issue an immediate ban on the drugs.




WSFS Announces Small Business Loan Program

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, September 29, 2011

Special program to help small businesses immediately grow and create jobs




Highway Safety Officials Concerned as Number of Unbelted Traffic Deaths Rise and Statewide Seat Belt Use Rate Falls Slightly

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 27, 2011

“We’re asking drivers and passengers to buckle up for safety,” said Governor Jack Markell. “It’s something we can all do when we ride in a vehicle. The more Delawareans wear seat belts, the more injuries we spare and lives we save. It’s that simple.”




Delaware Floodplain and Drainage Advisory Committee Begins Work That Will Help Protect Lives And Property From Flooding

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 27, 2011

“Flooding has been a problem for many Delaware homes and businesses, causing millions of dollars worth of property damage,” said Governor Jack Markell, who signed Senate Bill 64 into law on August 17, 2011. “This law brings together a variety of Delawareans, providing a forum to identify practices that will prevent or minimize flooding. The goal is to let communities and businesses focus on families and jobs instead of dealing with floods.”