In his weekly message, taped at Legislative Hall, the Governor emphasizes the need to support our children by investing in increasing the availability of qualified mental health professionals in Delaware, a point he also stressed in his State of the State speech on Wednesday.
Farmers, landowners and hunters are invited to learn more about managing deer populations, mitigating crop damage and improving hunting at an event sponsored by the Quality Deer Management Association’s Delaware State Chapter.
In his speech in the Senate Chamber, Governor Markell offered new proposals that would create a nurturing environment for employers to start and grow their business, strengthen Delaware’s schools and continue to enhance the quality of life for all Delawareans.
Poultry farmers Marilyn and Lee Ellers, owners of Sparrow’s Song Farm near Houston, have been recognized for their efforts to improve water quality and reduce nutrient runoff with the 2012 Environmental Stewardship Award.
Delaware Highway Safety officials are reporting that preliminary end of year total traffic fatalities have increased by 12% from 2011. While these are preliminary figures, there were 110 fatal motor vehicle crashes resulting in 116 fatalities in 2012.