GOVERNOR MARKELL'S WEEKLY MESSAGE
December 12, 2014 - Governor Markell discusses the importance of continued investments in Delaware’s libraries.
“This past week, we celebrated the groundbreaking for what will be the state’s 14th library opening or expansion since 2009, bringing our state’s investment in library construction to nearly thirty million dollars over the past seven years,” said Governor Markell. “By supporting public libraries, we can help give everyone the resources and information they need to increase their knowledge, find new economic opportunities, and build stronger bonds within their communities.”
GOVERNOR MARKELL AT WORK
December 10, 2014 - Earning an opportunity to build on recent commitments to expand quality early learning services for its youngest residents, Delaware was notified today that it has been awarded a $5.5 million dollar federal grant to offer more services for infants, toddlers, and their families. The state is projected to receive $1.1 million per year for five years under this award, which will help low-income families receive high quality, comprehensive services for their children.