FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Heather Contant, Ombudsman 302-736-7564, Heather.Contant@delaware.gov Department of State Accepting Comments on Regulations until October 1st Dover, DE (August 8, 2016) – The Delaware Department of State held three public hearings last week, one in each county, as part of Governor Jack Markell’s effort to modify or eliminate regulations that may be outdated […]
Governor Jack Markell today announced that his Chief of Staff, Michael A. Barlow, will leave the administration to return to private law practice, joining the firm of Abrams & Bayliss LLP. The Governor has named Drewry N. Fennell, who has been Deputy Chief of Staff since 2014, as his new Chief of Staff, providing a seamless transition in staffing for the remainder of the Governor’s term.
Wilmington, DE – In his weekly message, Governor Markell highlights the work the state has done to increase opportunities for Delawareans.
Early this morning, Governor Jack Markell signed a balanced Fiscal Year 2017 budget funding programs that build on the progress made to increase Delawareans’ opportunities to make the most of their talents. The budget reflects changes realized and reinforced by the Administration and the General Assembly over eight years, helping the state achieve the fastest job growth in the region while raising the quality of life for all Delawareans.
Wilmington, DE – In his weekly message, Governor Markell highlights the efforts of the state to give all Delaware families access to high-quality early learning programs.
“The first few years of a child’s life are crucial to his or her success. That’s why one of our top goals has been giving all Delaware families access to high-quality early learning programs and why I made early childhood funding one of my top budget priorities this year,” Governor Markell said. “These efforts show how Delaware and the Obama Administration’s historic investments in early learning can make immediate and lasting change in the lives of our children. By continuing to live up to those commitments, we’ll create bright futures for our kids, and we’ll keep Delaware moving forward.”