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At the Delaware SPCA in Stanton, Governor Markell signed into law a Senate Bill 211 which enhances Delaware’s definition of cruelty to animals by amending the definition of cruelty to animals to include tethering a dog for 18 or more hours in any 24-hour period.
The Governor delivers his weekly message from JPMorgan Chase in Wilmington, where this week he signed HB275, creating a new effort to help put recent combat veterans to work when they return from service.
This week I’m at JPMorgan Chase signing a bill to help Delaware businesses put more veterans back to work.
Seventeen (17) people were arrested for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) of alcohol and/or drugs during the fifth weekend of the 2012 Checkpoint Strikeforce DUI prevention campaign. This brings the total DUI arrests made as part of the campaign to 59. Statewide, there have been over 2,800 DUI arrests made in Delaware this year.
Governor Jack Markell signed legislation creating a new effort to help put recent combat veterans to work when they return from service. The “Veterans’ Opportunity Tax Credit” will give companies a $1,500 annual tax credit for each recent veteran they hire.
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