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Helping Businesses Decide on Delaware

Written on: November 22nd, 2010 in Job Creation

Over the past few weeks, we’ve had some good news about jobs.  Three companies – Perdue, Calpine and Mountaire – put the First State in First Place when it came to deciding where to locate. Early last week, the Perdue Company joined us to announce that Perdue AgriBusiness will relocate its headquarters and trading operations […]

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Stronger Schools Attract Jobs

Written on: September 28th, 2010 in EducationJob Creation

There is nothing more critical to our state than getting Delawareans back to work and expanding economic opportunity for people who are already working. While our daily focus on bringing in new and better jobs to Delaware and helping Delaware companies grow must continue, it is also clear the most important thing we can do […]

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Governor Jack Markell’s Update

Written on: July 9th, 2010 in Job Creation

So far this summer, Delaware added thousands of new jobs. Some of this growth came from the success of existing Delaware companies and some resulted from the decisions of others to become Delaware companies. We are committed to becoming the best place to start and grow a business, and we’re seeing results. Here are four […]

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Right Place, Right Size for Entrepreneurs

Written on: June 29th, 2010 in Guest PostsJob Creation

Guest post from Alan Levin, Director of the Delaware Economic Development Office (DEDO). Earlier this month, DEDO hosted the second annual Governor’s Entrepreneurial Business Conference. Nearly 400 people attended to hear experts share their experiences as successful economic developers, entrepreneurs and leaders in business. The energy at the conference was exciting! For the first time, […]

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Calling all Businesses!

Written on: June 22nd, 2010 in Job Creation

Last week, we issued a call to action to get more Delawareans working together to get our neighbors back to work. Please join us to help spread the word and recruit new employers to our state. The bi-partisan Business Finder’s Fee Tax Credit – or “BFF” – is now official. We are committed to making […]

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