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.
Apparently, apples don't fall far from the tree
Millennials' Political Views Don't Make Any Sense," the headline blared on The Atlantic website.
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.
Leading Edge Ventures launches early-stage fund
Leading Edge Ventures I, L.P., announced today the formation of an early stage venture fund.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
DOVER , Del.- It's no secret that after serving their country, many military veterans have a hard time finding jobs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
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.
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.
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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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)
Tue Jul 15, 2014
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.
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.