Delaware Department of Elections: 2016 Filed Candidate ListBlog
Click this link to see the filed candidate list on the Delaware Department of Elections Website: 2016 Filed Candidates
Senator Chris Coons: Manufacturing can be transformed in DelawareBlog
Almost every day, I ride Amtrak between Wilmington and Washington, D.C., and each day out the window, I see the site of the old Chrysler plant in Newark. Each time I see it, I think about being there 15 years ago when I first ran for public office, introducing myself to thousands of hard-working employees.
Speaker Schwartzkopf & Pro Tem Blevins: Business report an exercise in advocacy, not analyticsBlog
By Senate President Pro Tem Patricia Blevins and Speaker of the House Pete Schwartzkopf
"This next year is an important one. We must come together to take a holistic view of our finances and put Delaware’s long-term fiscal health ahead of short-term political victories. Delaware has an impressive tradition of collaboration across party lines. If we can move forward in that spirit again, the sky is the limit for our great state."
Senator Coons oped: “Manufacturing – something Delaware should invest in”Blog
When today’s college students choose a major, they’re making an important choice about their careers.
As parents and policymakers, we need to do everything we can to ensure they have the skills to thrive in the global marketplace, and right now there’s much more we can do to train young Delawareans for the good, 21st century manufacturing jobs of both today and tomorrow.
2016 Federal Budget Interactive: The White HouseBlog
CLICK HERE to explore where your tax dollars would go and to see what percentage of the Federal budget is dedicated to different program areas under President Obama's proposed budget for 2016.
Same-day registration ‘is’ the next step for DelawareBlog
Republican legislators in Delaware and Washington, D.C., alike have always been proponents of deregulating government. Freedom is the central idea to many of their ideologies as well as their proposed legislation. Yet, when it comes to same-day registration they wish to keep current regulations that would limit access.
Governor Recognizes Delaware Businesses for Commitments to Strengthening State’s WorkforceBlog
Companies partner with state agencies to engage students in career planning and experiential learning opportunities
Senate Unanimously Advances DATA Act CompromiseBlog
The DATA Act will allow taxpayers and lawmakers to track every dollar spent by federal agencies and more easily identify fraud, waste and abuse in order to create a more efficient government.
Early Teacher Hiring Program Keeps Quality Teachers in the StateBlog
Last week Governor Jack A. Markell signed H.B 259 into law after it passed unanimously in the House and Senate.