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The Key Obstacle to Restoring the Middle Class

Written on: May 22nd, 2015 in Effective & Efficient Government

By Jack Markell and Jonathan Cowan Jack Markell, a Democrat, is governor of Delaware. Jonathan Cowan is president of the think tank Third Way. Looking for an agenda that captures the imagination of our beleaguered middle class? Then solve this puzzle: From 2001 to 2014, the U.S. economy grew at an average annual rate of […]

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‘We the People’ is Delaware’s glory, challenge as well

Written on: September 17th, 2014 in Effective & Efficient Government

While the preamble to our national constitution sets out the mission for our federal government, its vision cannot be realized without the leadership of states. Our brave first responders help to insure domestic tranquility, while the National Guard is called upon to provide for the common defense. State courts are necessary to establish justice. And […]

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Let’s Create Jobs in Delaware, Not Send Them Away

Written on: November 6th, 2013 in Job Creation

As governor, I spend significant time talking to employers about investing in Delaware because jobs continue to be my top priority. Without private investment and job creation, other things we care about – improving education, protecting our environment, enhancing public safety and delivering quality health care – are not possible. Businesses have many choices as […]

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