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Governor’s Weekly Message Transcript: STEM Council Aids Students in Competing for Global Jobs

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Date Posted: Thursday, April 5, 2012

During some particularly challenging times these last few years, our state has made clear – again and again – that whether it was meeting the challenge of the federal race to the top contest, or trying to reopen the shuttered refinery at Delaware City, or tackling rapidly rising pension and health care costs, or putting our state back on the path to financial stability – Delawareans come together to fight alongside each other FOR things that matter, instead of AGAINST each other over trivial issues.




State Launches Month-Long Awareness Effort to Stop Child Abuse

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, April 5, 2012

Governor Markell and DSCYF Secretary Rapposelli formally launched a statewide, month-long awareness campaign to stop child abuse in Delaware coinciding with April as National Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month.




Gov. Markell, Speaker Gilligan, President Pro Tem DeLuca Unveil Delaware Elections Disclosure Act

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, April 5, 2012

House Speaker Gilligan, Senate President Pro Tem DeLuca and Governor Markell announced two bills to reform and modernize Delaware’s election laws.




OHS Urges Motorcylists to Respect Your Ride and to Ride Safe and Ride Smart After Three Motorcycle Fatalities In One Week

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Thursday, April 5, 2012

Dover – The first motorcycle fatality of the year occurred in Dover on April 2nd and was quickly followed by a double motorcycle fatality in Newark on April 4th. According to Police reports, excessive speeding, no driver’s license (no motorcycle rider training), and failure to yield are factors in these crashes.




Governor’s Weekly Message: Make Government More Transparent Through Lobbying Reform Bill

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Date Posted: Friday, March 30, 2012

Governor Jack Markell talks about new legislation that would improve government transparency and citizens’ access to information by requiring that lobbyists specifically report on each piece of legislation, each area of the budget or the bond bill, or each proposed state agency regulation that they are lobbying to change and who they are talking with to try and make those changes.







  Category: News


Governor’s Weekly Message Transcript: STEM Council Aids Students in Competing for Global Jobs

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Date Posted: Thursday, April 5, 2012

During some particularly challenging times these last few years, our state has made clear – again and again – that whether it was meeting the challenge of the federal race to the top contest, or trying to reopen the shuttered refinery at Delaware City, or tackling rapidly rising pension and health care costs, or putting our state back on the path to financial stability – Delawareans come together to fight alongside each other FOR things that matter, instead of AGAINST each other over trivial issues.




State Launches Month-Long Awareness Effort to Stop Child Abuse

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, April 5, 2012

Governor Markell and DSCYF Secretary Rapposelli formally launched a statewide, month-long awareness campaign to stop child abuse in Delaware coinciding with April as National Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month.




Gov. Markell, Speaker Gilligan, President Pro Tem DeLuca Unveil Delaware Elections Disclosure Act

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, April 5, 2012

House Speaker Gilligan, Senate President Pro Tem DeLuca and Governor Markell announced two bills to reform and modernize Delaware’s election laws.




OHS Urges Motorcylists to Respect Your Ride and to Ride Safe and Ride Smart After Three Motorcycle Fatalities In One Week

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Thursday, April 5, 2012

Dover – The first motorcycle fatality of the year occurred in Dover on April 2nd and was quickly followed by a double motorcycle fatality in Newark on April 4th. According to Police reports, excessive speeding, no driver’s license (no motorcycle rider training), and failure to yield are factors in these crashes.




Governor’s Weekly Message: Make Government More Transparent Through Lobbying Reform Bill

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Date Posted: Friday, March 30, 2012

Governor Jack Markell talks about new legislation that would improve government transparency and citizens’ access to information by requiring that lobbyists specifically report on each piece of legislation, each area of the budget or the bond bill, or each proposed state agency regulation that they are lobbying to change and who they are talking with to try and make those changes.