Governor Jack Markell talks about the state’s STEM Council and the international competition for jobs. One of the things companies look for when considering where to invest is a gifted workforce, which depends on our public schools. The jobs of the future are in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, or STEM subjects.
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.
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.
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
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.