In his final weekly address to the people of Delaware, Governor Markell expressed his gratitude for all we accomplished together over eight years to make the state a better place. “You have constantly inspired me with determination, ingenuity, love, and commitment, and we can be proud that together, we have made our state more beautiful, […]
Written on: February 10th, 2016 in Helping Our Neighbors
Delawareans have a lot to be proud of in our history, but we also know that it is not perfect. Let’s affirm that we accept it all, face it with courage, and always look forward to the opportunities of the day before us. In doing so, we take another important step in our never-ending mission to fulfill the principles of eternal justice for all people.
Written on: April 10th, 2015 in Helping Our Neighbors
The late American author and poet Maya Angelou wrote that “when we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.” Every year, thousands of Delawareans put those words into action, affirming that ours is a state of neighbors. The Week of Service, which runs April 12-18, is an opportunity to highlight the contributions of our […]
Lt. Governor Denn, President Pro Tem Blevins, Speaker Schwartzkopf, members of the 147th General Assembly, other elected officials, members of the Cabinet, members of the Judiciary, Carla, the people of Delaware. Thank you for inviting me to address you today. I know it wasn’t necessary but I just want to assure the members of the […]
Written on: September 20th, 2013 in Helping Our Neighbors
We have not done nearly enough to give Americans control over their financial destinies. It’s time to start educating Americans about personal finance. Many of today’s economic proposals from cities, states, and the White House focus on growing the middle class, and for good reason. But we are not paying enough attention to one of […]