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Topic - Jack Markell
Gov. Jack Markell urged business leaders Monday to join in a comprehensive effort to improve public education in Delaware and to spread the word about the importance of holding students to higher standards.
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan applauded Delaware education officials on Wednesday for laying the foundation for comprehensive school improvement under the federal Race to the Top education reform program.
Delaware should be proud of the progress it has made under the federal Race to the Top education reform program, but much work remains to be done to help ensure that the state's schools give students the best preparation possible for life after high school, Gov. Jack Markell said Monday.
Delaware House Democrats narrowly approved a package of tax increases Thursday that Gov. Jack Markell is relying on to help pay for his proposed spending plan for next fiscal year.
Delaware Supreme Court Justice Jack Jacobs says he is retiring from the bench later this year.
Gov. Jack Markell and U.S. Sen. Tom Carper joined Delaware's health and social services secretary on Friday to encourage state residents to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday effectively killed a Delaware law that allowed state judges to preside over secret arbitration in high-stakes business disputes.
Delaware Gov. Jack Markell joined former Vermont Gov. Jim Douglas on Monday to express their support for the new Common Core academic standards and the need to counter what they said was "misinformation" about the education program.
Calling the quality of Delaware waterways "unacceptable and embarrassing," Gov. Jack Markell on Tuesday proposed an annual fee of up to $85 on Delaware households to pay for a comprehensive cleanup plan.
Gov. Jack Markell says he will left a state of emergency and driving warning in Kent and Sussex counties, but urged motorists to exercise caution as a winter storm continued to dump snow on the mid-Atlantic region.
A winter storm has postponed the start of hearings by the legislative committee charged with writing Delaware's annual capital improvement budget.
The governors of Delaware and Nevada signed a first-of-its kind Internet gambling agreement on Tuesday that establishes a legal framework allowing residents of the two states to play online poker against one another.
The legislature's budget-writing committee is set to begin its review of Gov. Jack Markell's proposed $3.8 billion operating budget for the fiscal year starting July 1.
Gov. Jack Markell on Thursday proposed an operating budget for the upcoming fiscal year that is 3 percent higher than this year's budget and relies on tax hikes and funding shifts to cover expenses, including a pay raise for Delaware's state government workers.
Gov. Jack Markell has signed a bill raising Delaware's minimum wage by a dollar over the next two years.
"We need businesses to help us provide opportunities for our students so they are successful," Markell said.
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Gov. Jack Markell urged business leaders Monday to join in a comprehensive effort to improve public education in Delaware and to spread the word about the importance of holding students to higher standards.