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Advancing Employment Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities

Written on: July 20th, 2012 in Job Creation

About nine years ago, I visited what was then MBNA, now Bank of America, at a facility in Newark. There, the company employed about 300 people with disabilities who were responsible for a variety of tasks including making promotional materials. I met a young man, about 25 years old, who was making t-shirts. I asked […]


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Guest Post: Fred Green on Jobs for Delaware Graduates

Written on: April 21st, 2011 in Guest PostsJob Creation

Recently, I hosted Governor Markell when he visited my classroom at Christiana High School where I am a senior. Not long ago, my fellow students probably considered me a bully and I considered myself a “wild child” because a life of drugs and crime actually attracted me. Today, I feel like a totally different person.  […]


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Support Jobs, Gun Safety, Civil Unions and Our Sister State

Written on: April 8th, 2011 in Effective & Efficient GovernmentJob Creation

A store owner who wants to expand and put people to work. A father’s pain from losing a daughter to gun violence and his resolve to protect other families from the same horror. A loving family that wants the same protections other families have for their spouses and children. Three critical fights we need your […]


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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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Delaware: State of the State & Our Budget

Written on: January 27th, 2011 in Effective & Efficient Government

Fiscal Year 2012 Budget Today, we released a difficult, but financially responsible, FY 2012 budget proposal. It makes clear our top priority is getting people back to work and expanding economic opportunity. It makes the most important investment in our future: building the strongest possible public schools now. It keeps our core commitments in areas […]


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