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.
Governor’s Weekly Message Transcript – Veterans Opportunity Tax Credit – Hiring Veterans Makes Business Sense
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.
Two bills that implement components to combat bullying were signed by Governor Jack Markell today at George V. Kirk Middle School in Newark. Today’s efforts are the direct result of work done by the Lt. Governor and Attorney General in cooperation with the strong sponsorship of House and Senate Education Chairs Sen. David Sokola and Rep. Terry Schooley.