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Prescription Drug Abuse

Written on: March 30th, 2010 in Helping Our Neighbors

Last week, I announced a proposal for a new electronic prescription monitoring program (PMP), together with Senators Brian Bushweller, Bethany Hall-Long, and Michael Katz and Representatives Larry Mitchell and Melanie George.  I would also like to thank David Parcher, Director of Kent-Sussex Counseling Services, and Dr. Rafael Zaragoza from the Medical Society of Delaware for […]


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Our Veterans and Our Future

Written on: March 27th, 2010 in Helping Our Neighbors

Thursday was one of those days that remind me just how great it is to be a Delawarean. In the morning, I visited VFW Post #3792 in Middletown for the 10th Annual Medal of Honor Recognition Day.  This is the second time I’ve had the privilege of attending this ceremony, which is a moving reflecton […]


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guest-posts

Alan Levin: Manufacturing Week

Written on: March 25th, 2010 in Guest Posts

It’s an honor to be invited to guest post on Governor Markell’s blog. Yesterday, as the Governor spoke at the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce’s Legislative Brunch and Manufacturing Conference, he proclaimed this week Manufacturing Week in Delaware. The manufacturing industry is key to Delaware’s economic recovery. Manufacturing makes up a significant portion of Delaware’s […]


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job-creation

Social Media: Growing our Economy through a Stronger Community

Written on: March 24th, 2010 in Job Creation

Last week, I had the pleasure of speaking with a few social media thought leaders, including Chris Brogan.  Chris graciously spent time meeting with many of our online innovators to discuss how we can make Delaware the “First State of Social Media.”  The feedback I’ve heard so far—and read through Twitter—has been overwhelmingly enthusiastic. People […]


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We Keep Moving: National MS Society

Written on: March 22nd, 2010 in Helping Our Neighbors

On Friday, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society launched their first video story at wekeepmoving.org.  Here’s the theme of the awareness campaign: “Moving forward is what life is all about. We Keep Moving is a site for people affected by multiple sclerosis – unique stories about what it means to live with MS and journeys of […]


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