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Biden, Markell: Training key to filling tech jobs

Written on: March 11th, 2015 in Job Creation

The U.S. economy is experiencing a breakthrough year. Nearly 300,000 new jobs were created in February. That is part of the 12 million private-sector jobs created over five straight years of job growth. And the national unemployment rate dropped to 5.5 % — the lowest rate in seven years. We’ve gone from an economic crisis […]


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Moving Forward, Ideas Matter

Written on: December 18th, 2014 in Effective & Efficient Government

Co-authored by Governor Markell and California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom As the dust settles after the midterm elections, it is clear that voters across the country sent a strong message that they have had enough of partisan gridlock and inaction in Washington. And now the hard work begins – turning to the future and to […]


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‘We the People’ is Delaware’s glory, challenge as well

Written on: September 17th, 2014 in Effective & Efficient Government

While the preamble to our national constitution sets out the mission for our federal government, its vision cannot be realized without the leadership of states. Our brave first responders help to insure domestic tranquility, while the National Guard is called upon to provide for the common defense. State courts are necessary to establish justice. And […]


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Tax Inversion Wave Is Sweeping Away American Jobs

Written on: August 21st, 2014 in Job Creation

Like most Governors, I focus every day on how my state can successfully compete in a global war for jobs. Delaware is not just competing for jobs with Maryland, Pennsylvania, or even California. We compete for jobs with economies from Bangalore to Berlin. The war for economic growth and prosperity is not a fair fight. […]


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Statement on violence in Middle East

Written on: July 22nd, 2014 in Effective & Efficient Government

Remembering my most recent visit to Israel last July to meet with thriving entrepreneurs and the leaders of the Middle East’s leading democracy, I think of the people in the region who want nothing more than to live in peace and pursue their dreams. I support Israel’s right to defend itself from a terrorist organization’s […]


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