Submitted pursuant to House Bill 175, 147th General Assembly DOVER, Del. – This afternoon, Lt. Governor Denn, Chair of Delaware’s Workers’ Compensation Task Force, and business and legislative leaders made recommendations to Governor Markell and the General Assembly to stop the large workers compensation rate increases that are burdening Delaware businesses. Governor Markell said of […]
DOVER, Del. – Today, Lieutenant Governor Matt Denn announced the two schools honored with the 5th annual “Lt. Governor’s Excellence in Parental Involvement Award” during a press conference in Kent County. The 2014 winners of the award are Postlethwait Middle and Dover High School. The two winners were picked by a committee of parents, teachers, […]
LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR AND STATE LEGISLATORS PROPOSE TO MAKE EARLY TEACHER HIRING PROGRAM PERMANENT Pilot Program Has Dramatically Reduced Late Hiring of Teachers and Improved Schools’ Ability to Compete With Surrounding States for Quality New Teachers The original sponsors of Delaware’s pilot program to allow school districts to make earlier hiring offers to new teachers have […]
Statement from Lt. Governor Matt Denn to Delaware Parents Who Receive Health Coverage through UnitedHealthcare
If you are the parent of a child in Delaware who receives health coverage through UnitedHealthcare, you recently received a letter stating that the current contract relationship between UnitedHealthcare and the Nemours Foundation (including A.I. duPont Children’s Hospital) is scheduled to expire on April 1, 2014.
We recognize that no one — least of all government agencies — bats a thousand guessing winners and losers in these unpredictable economic times, and we have to make sure that the fundamentals of our economy are such that we are an attractive place to move and grow for all types of employers.