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Delaware Emergency Mortgage Assistance: Deadline Approaching

Written on: August 20th, 2011 in Effective & Efficient GovernmentGuest Posts

Guest post from Delaware State Housing Director Anas Ben Addi. Have you seen all the Sheriff Sales in the newspapers?  I have, and the numbers are staggering.  With the downturn in the economy over the last few years, more families than ever are losing their home to foreclosure. If you, or someone you know, have […]


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Delaware State Fair: Celebrating Agriculture and Communities

Written on: July 23rd, 2011 in AgricultureGuest Posts

I’m looking forward to this year’s Delaware State Fair!  Here’s a guest post by Delaware Secretary of Agriculture Ed Kee. **** July in Delaware means it is State Fair time. The Fair means a lot of different things to different people, but there is no doubt that celebrating our agriculture is the major theme.  After […]


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Are You Prepared for the Heat Wave?

Written on: July 20th, 2011 in Helping Our Neighbors

Please take a look at the information below from the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) to prepare for this heat wave.  We could use your help to raise awareness, protect our children, and keep an eye out for our elderly family, friends and neighbors.  Thank you! *** With a significant heat wave smothering the region […]


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Looking Back at the Legislative Session

Written on: July 11th, 2011 in Effective & Efficient Government

I want to thank the Legislature for a very productive session. We worked together to achieve many of the priorities I set forth in my State of the State address: enhanced tools to create jobs, investments in education and infrastructure, pension and health reform, public safety initiatives and responsible tax reductions. This session presented us […]


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Prepare for Weather Emergencies

Written on: May 27th, 2011 in Helping Our Neighbors

We are very saddened by the devastation caused by the tornadoes in Missouri, Alabama, North Carolina, Arkansas, Georgia, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Kansas and Texas.  I hope your thoughts and your prayers are with our fellow Americans.  Please consider donating to the American Red Cross or giving blood. I also hope you will take a moment to […]


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