Governor’s Statement on Unanimous Passage of 3 Regulatory Reform Bills Related to State of the State Proposals
Responding to proposals Governor Markell made in his State of the State address, the House of Representatives unanimously passed House Bill 147 to establish regular reviews of state regulations, while the Delaware Senate unanimously passed Senate Bill 113 and Senate Bill 120 to require that state agencies announce any additional burden that a new regulation would place on small businesses.
Since its inception in 2012, the Project Pop-Up program has been successful in helping 14 businesses sign long-term leases in once-vacant downtown spaces.
Joined by Secretary of State Jeff Bullock, legislators, startup companies and organizations that help small businesses, Governor Jack Markell launched Business First Steps, a new website to help small businesses find information on business licenses, permits, and other State requirements.
The State of Delaware prides itself on its business friendliness and willingness to provide opportunities and access to the small business sector.
Five entrepreneurs jumped at an opportunity offered by the State of Delaware and used it to achieve their dreams of moving into a brick-and-mortar location.