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Governor Jack Markell’s Update

Written on: June 8th, 2010 in Effective & Efficient Government

A Done Deal: Delaware City Refinery Last week, we brought both energy and opportunity back to the shuttered facility formerly owned by Valero, turning it over to its new owners, the Delaware City Refining Company (a subsidiary of PBF Energy Partners). PBF announced plans to invest $130 million and employ hundreds of workers to refurbish […]


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New Law Makes Strangulation a Crime

Written on: May 18th, 2010 in Effective & Efficient GovernmentGuest Posts

Senate Majority Leader Patricia Blevins (7th Senatorial District) has been a strong leader against domestic violence.  I invited her to write a guest post to help raise awareness about a serious issue and highlight the excellent initiative shown by two of our State Troopers.  ***** Strangulation is a dangerous crime that can be hard to spot […]


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Governor Jack Markell’s Update

Written on: May 10th, 2010 in Effective & Efficient Government

BFF: Innovating to Bring Jobs to Delaware As I call people around the country to make the case for Delaware, I often say that our competitive advantage is our ability to work quickly, get the right people in the room, and get things done. Our state has a great story – we just need to […]


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Two Ways to Save a Lot of Money

Written on: May 10th, 2010 in Effective & Efficient Government

Delaware government must become more cost effective and, day by day, it is. Two recent efforts will save the state $23.455 million dollars and demonstrate how demanding fiscal responsibility creates real savings. Buying Cheaper, Cleaner Power The first transaction will save Delawareans $13.165 million over three years, while also increasing the proportion of clean power we use. The state […]


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BFF: Across the State, Across Party Lines

Written on: April 23rd, 2010 in Effective & Efficient Government

As I call people around the country to make the case for Delaware, I often say that our competitive advantage is our ability to work quickly, get the right people in the room, and get things done.  Our state has a great story – we need to get the word out. So, what if we […]


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