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Delaware Governor: Jack Markell


            

Generating Sustainable Energy, Industries and Jobs in Our State

Written on: March 11th, 2010 in Job Creation

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of visiting Motech Americas to meet some of the 70 employees working to produce high-quality solar panels.  I learned a bit about Motech’s expansion plans — a welcome success story following GE’s previous decision to close the factory in Newark. While I was there, I also met several entrepreneurs who […]


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Hospital Staff: Saving Lives through the Snow

Written on: March 5th, 2010 in Recognizing State Employees

I wanted to share the letter below.  It’s a moving testimonial to our healthcare workers.  Although the letter specifically mentions two hospitals, I know that all hospital staff, including the state-operated facilities across Delaware, have been working extremely hard.  Thank you! **** Dear Governor Markell, It is with a thankful heart that I write this note. During […]


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Connecting Schools with Our Future

Written on: March 4th, 2010 in Education

Earlier this week, I met a group of students from Appoquinimink High School in Middletown.  When I walked in, they greeted me professionally and confidently.  They looked me in the eye and shook my hand.  It was a genuine pleasure. These students were helping to launch a new Bank In School program, which is a […]


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Keeping Essential Services Running

Written on: March 2nd, 2010 in Recognizing State Employees

I’m almost done blogging about the storm—after all, most of us are sick of the snow—but there are still a few stories that I want to share with you to recognize some of the many Delawareans who have been working very hard. When state offices are closed, you may have heard that “essential personnel should […]


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Our Troopers: In the Community & On the Roads

Written on: March 1st, 2010 in Recognizing State Employees

Last week, our Delaware State Troopers did something that warmed my heart, while quite literally warming many others. Troopers, members of the Citizens Police Academy, and other individuals have been collecting winter coats at the Troop 2 barracks in Glasgow.  With a storm predicted, some of our Troopers wanted to make sure those coats got […]


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