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2011 State of the State: A Delaware Far Stronger than the Challenges We Face

Written on: January 20th, 2011 in AgricultureEducationEffective & Efficient GovernmentHelping Our NeighborsJob CreationMajor Speeches

Lt. Governor Denn, President Pro Tem DeLuca, Speaker Gilligan, members of the 146th General Assembly, statewide elected officials, members of the Judiciary, members of the Cabinet, State employees, Carla, family and the people of Delaware: This is the third time I have had the opportunity to come before you to report on the State of […]


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Protecting Our Digital Society from the Next Generation of Outlaws

Written on: August 16th, 2010 in Effective & Efficient GovernmentGuest Posts

Last week, Delaware was honored to host one of only three national cyber-security training camps in 2010. The United States Cyber Challenge Delaware Camp was held at Wilmington University with the support of the University of Delaware, Delaware Technical & Community College, the SANS Institute, and the Delaware Department of Technology and Information. More information […]


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Confronting Prescription Drug Abuse

Written on: July 16th, 2010 in Effective & Efficient Government

Yesterday, Delaware was honored to host the Director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, R. Gil Kerkikowske, to mark another step on the difficult road to curbing prescription drug addiction.  It’s always encouraging to see state and the federal government working together, particularly when the issue is deadly serious. Since 1999,  […]


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Keeping Commitments, Cutting Costs

Written on: July 1st, 2010 in Effective & Efficient Government

This morning, the General Assembly passed and I signed a balanced budget – on time – that will help shape our state’s future and get people back to work. The budget funds fewer state positions, while meeting increasing demands for government services like education, healthcare and public safety. The Fiscal Year 2011 Budget is over […]


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Special Budget Edition: Governor Markell’s Update

Written on: July 1st, 2010 in Effective & Efficient Government

This morning, the General Assembly passed and I signed a balanced budget – on time – that will help shape our state’s future and get people back to work. The budget funds fewer state positions, while meeting increasing demands for government services like education, healthcare and public safety. The Fiscal Year 2011 Budget is over […]


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