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Governor’s Weekly Message Transcript – Veterans Opportunity Tax Credit – Hiring Veterans Makes Business Sense

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Date Posted: Friday, August 3, 2012

This week I’m at JPMorgan Chase signing a bill to help Delaware businesses put more veterans back to work.




Week 5 Results for Checkpoint Strikeforce

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 31, 2012

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 Signs Bill to Put Veterans to Work

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 31, 2012

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.




Governor Signs Two Bills to Combat Bullying and Help Protect Our Children

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 27, 2012

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.




Governor’s Weekly Message Transcript: Delaware State Fair – Our Agricultural Tradition

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 27, 2012

Governor’s Day at the Fair is truly one of my favorite days of the year. I love coming and reconnecting with old friends and meeting new ones. I love doing the rides in the Midway, I love going to the Grange and the Farm Bureau to eat delicious food. I love going to the barns to see the animals the kids have raised and are showing. I like spending time the FFA and 4-H students.







  Category: News


Governor’s Weekly Message Transcript – Veterans Opportunity Tax Credit – Hiring Veterans Makes Business Sense

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Date Posted: Friday, August 3, 2012

This week I’m at JPMorgan Chase signing a bill to help Delaware businesses put more veterans back to work.




Week 5 Results for Checkpoint Strikeforce

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 31, 2012

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 Signs Bill to Put Veterans to Work

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 31, 2012

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.




Governor Signs Two Bills to Combat Bullying and Help Protect Our Children

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 27, 2012

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.




Governor’s Weekly Message Transcript: Delaware State Fair – Our Agricultural Tradition

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 27, 2012

Governor’s Day at the Fair is truly one of my favorite days of the year. I love coming and reconnecting with old friends and meeting new ones. I love doing the rides in the Midway, I love going to the Grange and the Farm Bureau to eat delicious food. I love going to the barns to see the animals the kids have raised and are showing. I like spending time the FFA and 4-H students.