The News Journal
'Jack Markell is the GOD'
"If Barack Obama is the POTUS [President of the United States], then Jack Markell is the GOD [Governor of Delaware]."
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Tue Apr 22, 2014
Will there be jobs for our kids?
Back in the 18th century, Thomas Jefferson grandly said, "If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be."
Mon Apr 21, 2014
The News Journal
Minimum wage hike could create job loss, radio ad warns
A new radio advertisement airing on WDEL-AM warns that nearly a half-million jobs could be lost if the hourly federal minimum wage is increased to A new radio advertisement airing on WDEL-AM warns that a half-million jobs could be lost if the federal minimum wage is increased to $10.10.
Re: Sussex official says collecting water tax an expensive problem
Clean water has become a high priority for state officials. They want a water tax to help pay for stream and waterway improvements and restoration as well as upgrades to wastewater, stormwater and water systems.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Walk the Boards for Parkinson May 17 in Rehoboth Beach
Gathered for the signing of the proclamation naming April as Parkinson Disease Awareness Month are in back Bill Smith, Joyce McCoy, Dennis Leebel, Betty Leebel, Liz McCaffrey, Arthur Elkin, Gov. Jack Markell, Elaine Russo, Andy Russo, Ed Slygh and Sonny Meier.
The News Journal
Living paycheck to paycheck
According to Gallup's annual Economy and Personal Finance poll, 43 percent of Americans could go just one month or less without a job before experiencing financial hardship.
The Town Talk
Another View: Will there be jobs for our children?
In the 18th century, Thomas Jefferson grandly said, "If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be."
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Business, traffic still humming as Route 26 widens
Drivers returning to Route 26 will see the construction zones, stacked pipes, bare patches of earth and a lot of traffic cones; this is the groundwork for the State Route 26 Mainline Improvement Project.
Governor has plans to revive downtowns
Lawmakers are considering a new way to wake up downtown districts. To get the lights on and people moving, Gov. Jack Markell has proposed "Downtown Development Districts" - districts within cities or towns that would benefit from development, with State incentives offered to those who move to fulfill that need.
Beau Biden to run for Del. governor in 2016
Beau Biden currently serves as the state's attorney general, and said in a statement he won't seek reelection this year, according to reports.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Markell Clean Water Proposal Gains Little Traction
Members of a state water advisory panel expressed concern Tuesday that a clean-water initiative proposed by Gov. Jack Markell has failed to win much support in the legislature.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Improved roads and highways would help economy, save lives
Last week the rubber met the road in Gov. Jack Markell's push to increase the gas tax by 10 cents a gallon: DelDOT released a list of road projects that would be at risk if the gas tax wasn't raised.
Politicians say it's the result of using a transportation trust fund designed for infraA structure projects to instead pay operating costs.
Fisker Creditors to Get $35M, Del. Expects Little
But Gov. Jack Markell's office warned Monday that despite last week's settlement, Delaware won't see much for the $21.5 million in economic development incentives it awarded Fisker in 2010.
DNREC hits roadblock in move to regulate wetlands
Sussex County Council says leave well enough alone when it comes to a state move to regulate nontidal wetlands.
The Modesto Bee
Del. officials eye science, technology and math
Gov. Jack Markell planned to join members of Delaware's STEM Council on Tuesday to announce a partnership with businesses to give middle school students more exposure to learning in the four STEM fields.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Delaware Leaders Discuss Workforce Training
Gov. Jack Markell is joining Delaware education and business leaders and the head of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation to talk about effect workforce training.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
The Macon Telegraph
Del. museum's Winslow Homer painting may be sold
The News Journal reported Saturday that Winslow Homer's painting "Milking Time" disappeared from the museum's collections database.
Source: www.wdel.com --- Friday, April 11, 2014Delaware's transportation secretary says major projects could be delayed if Gov. Markell's 10-cent gas tax hike isn't approved by state lawmakers.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
The News Journal
Markell lawyer: voters deserve spending disclosure
A lawyer for Gov. Jack Markell said the state will appeal a federal judge's ruling that blocks enforcement of a law, passed in 2012, requiring A lawyer for Gov. Jack Markell said the state will appeal a federal judge's ruling that blocks enforcement of a law requiring advocacy groups and other third-party spenders on political ads to unmask their ... (more)