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The Key Obstacle to Restoring the Middle Class

Written on: May 22nd, 2015 in Effective & Efficient Government

By Jack Markell and Jonathan Cowan Jack Markell, a Democrat, is governor of Delaware. Jonathan Cowan is president of the think tank Third Way. Looking for an agenda that captures the imagination of our beleaguered middle class? Then solve this puzzle: From 2001 to 2014, the U.S. economy grew at an average annual rate of […]


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A Healthy Dose of Education

Written on: September 27th, 2013 in Education

In working to improve educational opportunities for our young people, we must recognize that different students learn best in different ways. Teachers need flexibility in their classrooms to find the best ways to reach individual students. However, some universal truths should be at the core of our efforts to prepare the next generation for future […]


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A Better Bottom Line: Employing Individuals With Disabilities

Written on: August 15th, 2013 in Job Creation

Ten years ago, I met a 25 year old employee of Bank of America in Delaware. He had Down Syndrome and was enthusiastically making t-shirts on a silk screen press. He told me how thrilled he was to be working. I asked him what he had done before getting that job. He told me he […]


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Governor and Mrs. Markell Kick-Off Annual Week of Service

Written on: January 10th, 2013 in Helping Our Neighbors

Four years ago, Carla and I invited you to join us in a statewide Weekend of Service. You embraced that call to service and, with your enthusiasm and commitment, we were able to dramatically increase the reach of volunteerism in Delaware. We cannot thank you enough for the hundreds of thousands of hours you have […]


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31 Days to a Healthier You

Written on: January 3rd, 2013 in Guest Posts

Guest post by Rita Landgraf, Secretary of the Department of Health and Social Services Earlier this week, we hosted an event at the Downtown Central YMCA in Wilmington to kick off “31 Days to a Healthier You,” a social media campaign offering healthy-living ideas and advice directly to Delawareans. At the beginning of every New […]


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