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Delaware Governor: Jack Markell


            

Investing in Delaware’s Future

Written on: February 1st, 2014 in Effective & Efficient Government

This week I unveiled a budget proposal that matches the message from my State of the State address: Every Delawarean has something to contribute if given the chance. We need to make sure they have that chance, for their sake, and also because we all stand to gain when everyone gets a fair shot. The […]


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Unleashing the Potential of Delawareans

Written on: January 25th, 2014 in Effective & Efficient Government

We must commit to unleashing the potential of every Delawarean by ensuring equal opportunities to acquire good education and training, find good jobs, and live in safe and vibrant communities. That was my message to our legislature and people across Delaware when I laid out priorities for 2014 in my annual State of the State […]


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How Delaware Ditched or Reformed 140 Regulations

Written on: July 30th, 2013 in Effective & Efficient Government

At a time when partisan talking points too often drown out genuine attempts to improve government, Delaware’s Democrats and Republicans have found common ground on an issue central to putting people back to work: getting rid of bad regulations. Thoughtful, effective regulations help ensure that we live in safe communities and give businesses a fair […]


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A New Kind of Corporation to Harness the Power of Private Enterprise for Public Benefit

Written on: July 22nd, 2013 in Effective & Efficient Government

On July 17, I signed into law a bill enabling the formation of a new type of corporation that is hard wired to compete to be the best in America at being the best for America. These new Delaware public benefit corporations will harness the power of private enterprise to create public benefit. In the […]


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Fairness for All: It’s Time to Pass Gender Identity Nondiscrimination

Written on: June 12th, 2013 in Effective & Efficient Government

Kindness, decency, and fairness are the values that Delawareans live by on a daily basis. They are the values I have encountered in towns and cities throughout Delaware. We look out for one another in this state of neighbors. Yet, for years, we have left one group of our friends, relatives, and colleagues behind. And […]


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