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8 hrs ago | Coastal Point

Business, traffic still humming as Route 26 widens

Drivers returning to Route 26 will see the construction zones, stacked pipes, bare patches of earth and a lot of traffic cones; this is the groundwork for the State Route 26 Mainline Improvement Project.

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12 hrs ago | Coastal Point

Governor has plans to revive downtowns

Lawmakers are considering a new way to wake up downtown districts. To get the lights on and people moving, Gov. Jack Markell has proposed "Downtown Development Districts" - districts within cities or towns that would benefit from development, with State incentives offered to those who move to fulfill that need.

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16 hrs ago | The Hill

Beau Biden to run for Del. governor in 2016

Beau Biden currently serves as the state's attorney general, and said in a statement he won't seek reelection this year, according to reports.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Markell Clean Water Proposal Gains Little Traction

Members of a state water advisory panel expressed concern Tuesday that a clean-water initiative proposed by Gov. Jack Markell has failed to win much support in the legislature.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Cape Gazette

Improved roads and highways would help economy, save lives

Last week the rubber met the road in Gov. Jack Markell's push to increase the gas tax by 10 cents a gallon: DelDOT released a list of road projects that would be at risk if the gas tax wasn't raised.

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Cape Gazette

Tuesday Editorial

Politicians say it's the result of using a transportation trust fund designed for infraA structure projects to instead pay operating costs.

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WBOC-TV Salisbury

Fisker Creditors to Get $35M, Del. Expects Little

But Gov. Jack Markell's office warned Monday that despite last week's settlement, Delaware won't see much for the $21.5 million in economic development incentives it awarded Fisker in 2010.

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Cape Gazette

DNREC hits roadblock in move to regulate wetlands

Sussex County Council says leave well enough alone when it comes to a state move to regulate nontidal wetlands.

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The Modesto Bee

Del. officials eye science, technology and math

Gov. Jack Markell planned to join members of Delaware's STEM Council on Tuesday to announce a partnership with businesses to give middle school students more exposure to learning in the four STEM fields.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Delaware Leaders Discuss Workforce Training

Gov. Jack Markell is joining Delaware education and business leaders and the head of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation to talk about effect workforce training.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Del. museum's Winslow Homer painting may be sold

The News Journal reported Saturday that Winslow Homer's painting "Milking Time" disappeared from the museum's collections database.

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Watersblogged

gas tax

Source: www.wdel.com --- Friday, April 11, 2014Delaware's transportation secretary says major projects could be delayed if Gov. Markell's 10-cent gas tax hike isn't approved by state lawmakers.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

The News Journal

Markell lawyer: voters deserve spending disclosure

A lawyer for Gov. Jack Markell said the state will appeal a federal judge's ruling that blocks enforcement of a law, passed in 2012, requiring A lawyer for Gov. Jack Markell said the state will appeal a federal judge's ruling that blocks enforcement of a law requiring advocacy groups and other third-party spenders on political ads to unmask their ... (more)

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Governor Pence Hosts Jobs for America's Graduates National Board of Directors Meeting

INDIANAPOLIS, April 10 -- Gov. Mike Pence, R-Ind., issued the following news release: Today, Governor Mike Pence hosted the Spring Jobs for America's Graduates National Board of Directors meeting in Indianapolis.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

The News Journal

Markell, legislators introduce pro-vet licensing bill

Members of the state Guard's 1049th Transportation Co. are greeted by Gov. Jack Markell and state Guard leaders May 21, 2012, at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., after a 12-month deployment to Afghanistan.

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NBC Philadelphia

Tax Increases Approved

A package of tax increases that Gov. Jack Markell is relying on to help pay for his proposed spending plan for next fiscal year is on the way to his desk for his signature.

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Wisconsin Gazette

Will Walker run for president? The 2016 checklist

Nondenial denial: "I'm really focused on 2014, not getting ahead of the game. ... You guys can predict all you want."

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

The News Journal

Amplified Geochemical Imaging opening is April 16

Gov. Jack Markell and Lt. Gov. Matt Denn are expected to attend the opening of the new facility for Amplified Geochemical Imaging LLC on April 16, the Delaware Economic Development Office announced.

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WBOC-TV Salisbury

Education Secretary Duncan Visits Delaware

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan is getting a firsthand look at Delaware's school improvement efforts under the federal Race to the Top education reform program.

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The News Journal

Chamber gives Markell conditions on gas tax support

Leaders of the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce said its support for Gov. Jack Markell's gas tax comes with conditions, including proposals to cut In a new letter, the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce outlined conditions on their support of Gov. Jack Markell's gas tax Leaders of the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce said its support for Gov.

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