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Jobs for Delaware Graduates

Written on: April 7th, 2011 in Job Creation

As we work together toward stronger schools, we’re doing everything we can to develop student potential. Today, I’m excited to sit down with a group of students in my Legislative Hall office.  This organization is giving students the confidence they need to take their place in the job market, and that’s clear every time I […]

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Our Sister State in Need: Tragedy in Miyagi

Written on: March 18th, 2011 in Helping Our Neighbors

We have all been watching the devastating events in Japan with heartache and compassion. Our state has long had a close relationship with Miyagi Prefecture, beginning with Governor Castle and evolving into a formal sister-state partnership under Governor Carper in 1997. But the relationships go well beyond our governors to where it really matters: the […]

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Thank You, Governor Peterson

Written on: February 25th, 2011 in Recognizing State Employees

Last week, I was fortunate to have one more opportunity to visit Governor Russ Peterson at home. Even at age 94, he still had stories left to tell. We flipped through Kevin Fleming’s most recent book of Delaware photography. We sat by the window and enjoyed the birds outside, listening as they said farewell to […]

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Delaware is positioned to lead in energy

Written on: December 22nd, 2010 in Guest PostsJob Creation

Guest post by Secretary Collin O’Mara, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, originally published in The News Journal Imagine if our nation missed the greatest economic opportunity of this century. While the Congressional climate and energy debate has devolved into gridlock, nations around the globe are positioning themselves to dominate the $6 trillion energy […]

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Holiday Wishes for Jobs & Education

Written on: December 21st, 2010 in EducationJob Creation

Marrying Innovation & Manufacturing Our state has a long history as a cradle of innovation. A place where ideas can become products, products become new companies and companies help shape new industries. We are working to make sure that this history isn’t just remembered – we’ve been putting policies in place and working together with […]

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