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Tuesday | WMDT

Protection For Whistleblowers Among 8 New Election Laws Signed

Among the legislation signed Tuesday, one offers more protection for whistleblowers who report and refuse to participate in violations of campaign finance laws.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, US Governors

Tuesday | Cape Gazette

Apparently, apples don't fall far from the tree

Millennials' Political Views Don't Make Any Sense," the headline blared on The Atlantic website.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Tom Carper, US News, US Senate, US Governors

Tuesday | JD Supra

2014 Amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law

On July 15, 2014, Delaware Governor Jack Markell signed Delaware House Bill No. 329, which makes a number of noteworthy changes to the Delaware General Corporation Law.

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Related Topix: Corporate / Securities Law, Law, US Governors

Tuesday | PE Hub

Leading Edge Ventures launches early-stage fund

Leading Edge Ventures I, L.P., announced today the formation of an early stage venture fund.

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Related Topix: Newark, DE, US Governors

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

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DOVER , Del.- It's no secret that after serving their country, many military veterans have a hard time finding jobs.

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Related Topix: US Governors, US Military, US Air Force

WMDT

Markell To Sign Veterans' Licensing Bill

Gov. Jack Markell is set to sign legislation aimed at helping members of the military obtain occupational permits and licenses.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

National Public Radio

Kicking The Can Down The Road: A Habit That's Hard To Kick

Obama said he supports the temporary highway bill passed by the House last week - but he doesn't like it.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Wilmington, DE, Thomas Petri, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Eleanor Holmes Norton, US Governors

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Whitney Tilson's School Reform Blog

Talented poor kids aren't even applying to top schools that want them

I hadn't heard of this promising program in Delaware to address a vexing problem - talented poor kids aren't even applying to top schools that want them.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Standardized Testing, Education, Family, Teenagers

Business Law Prof Blog

Drama on the Delaware Supreme Court

As Haskell Murray previously noted ,after Justice Jack Jacobs of the Delaware Supreme Court announced his retirement, Governor Jack Markell quickly nominated a replacement - Karen Valihura - who would be only the second woman justice in the Court's history.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Cape Gazette

Southern Delaware Tourism Board of Directors installs new chairperson

Scott Thomas, executive director of Southern Delaware Tourism, presents the tribute given by Gov. Jack Markell and Lt.

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Related Topix: Delaware, US Governors, Lewes, DE, Georgetown, DE, Sussex County, DE

Cape Gazette

Rehoboth outfall plan not a done deal

As the CEO of Artesian Resources Corporation, I am compelled to correct some misunderstandings, and even misrepresentations, regarding the spray irrigation alternative that Artesian proposes for Rehoboth's treated wastewater disposal needs.

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Related Topix: Lewes, DE, Agriculture, Science, Middletown, DE, US Governors

Philly.com

Lawmaker criticizes DelDOT's bridge-repair actions

President Obama used I-495 - the out-of-service six-lane highway that stretches from Delaware County almost to the end of the New Jersey Turnpike and includes a damaged bridge that has jammed traffic this summer on nearby I-95 - as a backdrop for a vague speech about encouraging private investors to finance upgrades of American highways, bridges, ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Governors, US News, Life, Fast Food, Food

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The White House

President Obama: "Let's Build Some Bridges. Let's Build Some Roads."

President Barack Obama delivers remarks before he signs an executive action creating the Build America Investment Initiative during an event near the Interstate 495 Bridge at the Port of Wilmington in Wilmington, Del., July 17, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Wilmington, DE, US Senate, US Governors, Senator Chris Coons

The White House

Remarks by the President on the Economy -- Wilmington, DE

Please have a seat. It is wonderful to be back in Delaware. Before I begin, obviously the world is watching reports of a downed passenger jet near the Russia-Ukraine border.

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Related Topix: Representative John Carney, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Wilmington, DE, US Senate, Senator Chris Coons, Joe Biden, US Governors

Coastal Point

Criminal Justice Council names executive director

Lt. Gov. Matt Denn, chairman, of the Delaware Criminal Justice Council announced this week that the group unanimously confirmed the appointment of Sussex County resident Christian L. Kervick as its executive director.

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Related Topix: Delaware, US Governors

Cape Gazette

Attorneys seek dismissal of marijuana dispensary lawsuit

Contract negotiations to establish the state's first marijuana dispensary appear to have hit a snag because of a lawsuit filed by former Lewes Councilman Judson A. Bennett.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Lewes, DE, US Governors, US Politics, Senator Tom Carper, US News, US Senate, Sussex County, DE

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Obama to Discuss Infrastructure in Delaware Visit

Obama plans to discuss his initiative Thursday in a speech at the Port of Wilmington, where the Interstate 495 bridge over the Christina River will serve as a backdrop.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

The News Journal

Chip Flowers denied Democratic endorsement

Chip Flowers, the Democratic incumbent seeking a second term in the state treasurer's office, has been denied the endorsement of his own party, with Chip Flowers denied Democratic endorsement Chip Flowers, the Democratic incumbent seeking a second term in the state treasurer's office, has been denied the endorsement of his own party, with Check out ... (more)

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Related Topix: Representative John Carney, US Politics, Senator Tom Carper, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Senator Chris Coons, Democrat, US Governors

Tue Jul 15, 2014

WMDT

DE Asked To Help House Immigrant Children

According to Kelly Bachman, a spokeswoman for Governor Jack Markell's office, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and its Administration for Children and Families reached out to agencies in many states in recent months asking for assistance in identifying housing for minors who come into the custody of federal immigration officials.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Delaware, Delaware Government

Planetizen

Governors Blame Congress for Failure to Sustain Highway Trust Fund

Bipartisan governors faulted Congress for failing to find long-term funds for the Highway Trust Fund, but how do their state records match their rhetoric aimed at raising federal gas taxes? Planetizen looks at some of the governors cited in the WSJ.

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Related Topix: US News, Chris Christie, US Governors, Peter DeFazio, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Earl Blumenauer, Democrat

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