This week, the Governor joined business and academic leaders, as well as National Governors Association Chairman Governor Dave Heineman of Nebraska in Washington, D.C. for the Kauffman Foundation’s 3rd Annual “State of Entrepreneurship Address.”
Dupont, Perdue, W-L Gore may be large employers now, but each began as the passionate project of some inspired entrepreneurs. People pushed forward by the powerful idea that they had something unique to offer the marketplace.
Governor Jack Markell and other dignitaries spoke about how our heroes of the past can serve as an inspiring lesson to today’s youth, such as the students from Dover’s Central Middle School who were also in attendance.
DOVER – The Checkpoint Strikeforce campaign has set a DUI checkpoint for Friday, February 10. The checkpoint will be conducted by the New Castle County DUI Task Force, in Wilmington.
Governor Markell focuses on Delaware’s largest industry: agriculture. Delaware has 2,480 farms that cover more than 40% of Delaware, over 490,000 acres. Agriculture drives about $8 billion dollar of economic impact each year for Delaware.