Category: Department of State

Public Invited to Event Recognizing Black History Month

Date Posted: Friday, January 27th, 2012
Categories:  Department of State News

The public is invited to join Governor Markell in commemorating Black History Month in Delaware at an event on Thursday, Feb. 2 in Dover and to view a special photo exhibit which helps tell the story of the African-American educational journey in Delaware.

Board of Pardons Recommendation to Governor Markell Regarding Clemency of Robert Gattis

Date Posted: Sunday, January 15th, 2012
Categories:  Department of State

By a four to one vote, the Board of Pardons has recommended to the Governor that Robert Gattis’s death sentence be commuted, provided that he agrees to spend the rest of his natural life in prison with no further appeals for relief.

Bill would formally criminalize ‘Bath Salts’

Date Posted: Wednesday, January 4th, 2012
Categories:  Delaware Health and Social Services Department of State Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) Office of the Governor

Synthetic drugs, popularly known as bath salts and other designer drugs would be made permanently illegal under legislation that will be introduced Tuesday by Sen. Bethany Hall-Long.

New Online Photo Collection Provides Glimpses into Delaware’s Past

Date Posted: Wednesday, December 28th, 2011
Categories:  Department of State

Over 2,000 images of Delaware life in the 1920s and 1930s are now only a couple of clicks away, thanks to an initiative by the Delaware Public Archives (DPA) to digitize its entire Board of Agriculture glass negative collection.

Delaware Public Archives Change of Hours for Saturdays

Date Posted: Thursday, December 15th, 2011
Categories:  Delaware Public Archives

Beginning in January 2012, the Mabel Lloyd Ridgely Research Center at the Delaware Public Archives will temporarily adjust its weekend hours of operation on Saturdays from the 1st Saturday of the month to the 2nd Saturday of the month.



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