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Governor’s Weekly Message Transcript: World Languages for Worldwide Jobs

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Date Posted: Friday, August 10, 2012

In just a few weeks, Delaware’s first group of young students here and elsewhere will begin learning in Spanish and in Chinese, as kindergartners and first-graders become part of our inaugural World Language Immersion program. We have fifteen teachers from China and Spain helping our State Dept of Education get the program underway.




Delaware wildfire crew battling set of Idaho fires more than 32,000 acres in size.

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | News | Date Posted: Thursday, August 9, 2012

The Delaware Forest Service dispatched a team of 20 volunteers on August 6 that is now assigned to an incident known as the Minidoka Complex, a grouping of three previously separate fires located 15 miles southeast of Twin Falls, Idaho.




Governor Signs Bill To Help Parents of Children with Special Needs

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Former Lt. Governor Matt Denn (2009-2014) | News | Office of the Governor | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, August 9, 2012

Governor Jack Markell signed legislation which supports the ability for parents of children with special needs to advocate for their families.




Governor Signs Justice Reinvestment Act

Department of Correction | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Former Lt. Governor Matt Denn (2009-2014) | News | Office of the Governor | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, August 9, 2012

Governor Markell signed Senate Bill 226, which implements the recommendations of the Justice Reinvestment Task Force created by Executive Order Number 27.




Week 6 Results for Checkpoint Strikeforce

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Twelve (12) people were arrested for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) of alcohol and/or drugs during the sixth weekend of the 2012 Checkpoint Strikeforce DUI prevention campaign. This brings the total DUI arrests made as part of the campaign to 71. Statewide, there have been over 2,800 DUI arrests made in Delaware this year.







  Category: News


Governor’s Weekly Message Transcript: World Languages for Worldwide Jobs

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Date Posted: Friday, August 10, 2012

In just a few weeks, Delaware’s first group of young students here and elsewhere will begin learning in Spanish and in Chinese, as kindergartners and first-graders become part of our inaugural World Language Immersion program. We have fifteen teachers from China and Spain helping our State Dept of Education get the program underway.




Delaware wildfire crew battling set of Idaho fires more than 32,000 acres in size.

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | News | Date Posted: Thursday, August 9, 2012

The Delaware Forest Service dispatched a team of 20 volunteers on August 6 that is now assigned to an incident known as the Minidoka Complex, a grouping of three previously separate fires located 15 miles southeast of Twin Falls, Idaho.




Governor Signs Bill To Help Parents of Children with Special Needs

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Former Lt. Governor Matt Denn (2009-2014) | News | Office of the Governor | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, August 9, 2012

Governor Jack Markell signed legislation which supports the ability for parents of children with special needs to advocate for their families.




Governor Signs Justice Reinvestment Act

Department of Correction | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Former Lt. Governor Matt Denn (2009-2014) | News | Office of the Governor | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, August 9, 2012

Governor Markell signed Senate Bill 226, which implements the recommendations of the Justice Reinvestment Task Force created by Executive Order Number 27.




Week 6 Results for Checkpoint Strikeforce

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Twelve (12) people were arrested for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) of alcohol and/or drugs during the sixth weekend of the 2012 Checkpoint Strikeforce DUI prevention campaign. This brings the total DUI arrests made as part of the campaign to 71. Statewide, there have been over 2,800 DUI arrests made in Delaware this year.