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PHOTOS OF GOVERNOR MARKELL
Unveiling Gun Safety Legislation
February 20, 2013 — Governor Markell unveiled proposed legislation to require the reporting of lost and stolen firearms. The legislation is the first bill to be released as part of a package of gun-safety related proposals announced last month.
The Opening of the Auburn Heights Trail
August 20, 2012 — Governor Markell, DNREC Secretary Collin O'Mara and state lawmakers came together to dedicate and open the first phase of the Auburn Heights Trail as part of the Auburn Valley Master Plan.
Increasing Government Transparency
August 15, 2012 — Governor Markell signed three bills to increase transparency in state government:
Delaware State Fair
July 26, 2012 — Governor Markell attended Governor's Day at the Delaware State Fair in Harrington.
WSFS Ribbon Cutting Event
June 14, 2012 — Governor Markell celebrated the grand opening and ribbon cutting for the newest WSFS Bank Branch, constructed on a former brownfield site.
State Employees Charitable Campaign Recognition Event
March 28, 2012 — Governor Markell and Director Ann Visalli from the Office and Management and Budget thanked employees for their efforts to give back to the community at the State Employees Charitable Campaign (SECC) Annual Recognition Event.
Governor Markell Signs Two Education Bills into Law
March 22, 2012 — Governor Jack Markell continued the state's efforts to put quality teachers in Delaware classrooms, signing two pieces of legislation extending successful teacher recruitment initiatives.
"I Love to Read Month" at North Dover Elementary School
March 14, 2012 — Governor Markell read to students at North Dover Elementary School to celebrate "I Love to Read Month." More education-related photos are posted on Flickr.
2011 Trooper of the Year
February 29, 2012 — Colonel Robert Coupe, Governor Jack Markell, Lt. Thomas Brackin, and Secretary Lewis Schiliro congratulation Trooper of the Year Corporal Troy Ralston (center). Corporal Ralston represents the core values of Honor, Integrity, Courage, Loyalty, Attitude, Discipline and Service.
Growing Delaware Entrepreneurs
February 22, 2012 — Governor Markell and Secretary Alan Levin, Director of the Delaware Economic Development Office, congratulate local small business owners as they graduate from Delaware's Kauffman FastTrac New Venture and Growth Venture classes.
Go Red for Women!
February 3, 2012 — Governor Markell proclaimed February to be American Heart Month and joined advocates to "Go Red for Women" and encourage heart health. Heart disease is the #1 killer of American women.
Small Business Visit in Historic Old New Castle
February 1, 2012 — Governor Markell and DEDO Secretary Alan Levin visited Trader's Cove Coffee Shop in Old New Castle to meet local entrepreneurs. See more photos from small business visits on Flickr.
Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Presentation
January 26, 2012 — Governor Jack Markell today unveiled a balanced budget proposal that invests in jobs and public education, keeps the state's commitment to critical areas like public health and safety and balances without the need to raise taxes or add new fees.
2012 State of the State
January 19, 2012 — Governor Markell's fourth State of the State address made clear that to lead in the future, Delaware must stay focused now on creating more jobs, making our schools stronger and governing responsibly.
Governor Markell Creates Delaware Council of Faith-Based Partnerships
January 4, 2012 — Praising the hard work and positive difference faith-based organizations provide each day throughout the state, Governor Markell created through his 33rd executive order the "Delaware Council of Faith-Based Partnerships."
Delcastle's Cooks & Bakers on their way to 10,000
December 21, 2011 — Governor Markell stopped by to cheer and thank culinary students at Delcastle Technical High School. The students are baking cookies for every law enforcement officer in Delaware as a token of thanks for staffing sobriety checkpoints over the holidays.
Ringing in the Holidays!
December 21, 2011 — Governor Markell took a turn ringing the bell at a Salvation Army kettle in Wilmington.
Fitnessgram Results: Fitness & School Performance
December 15, 2011 — Delaware students who are physically fit are more likely to perform well and to behave well in school - regardless of their gender, race, family income or school district.
Delaware Wins Federal Race to the Top - Early Learning Challenge
December 16, 2011 — Delaware's efforts to improve access to and the quality of early childhood education and the strength of the state's proposal to move each forward were acknowledged when Delaware was named a winner in the federal Race to the Top - Early Learning Challenge.
Grand Opening Babycakes Cupcakes
December 2, 2011 — Governor Markell stopped by the grand opening of Babycakes Cupcakes in Newark to hand over the special First State cupcake to a lucky customer. See more photos from small business visits on Flickr.
70th Anniversary of the Civil Air Patrol
December 1, 2011 — Governor Jack Markell declared December 1st to be Civil Air Patrol Day in honor of CAP's 70th Anniversary. This national organization's first mission during WWII was flown out of Rehoboth.
Greeting Our Troops in Afghanistan
November 17, 2011 — The trip was part of the Governors Delegation Program to inspire greater appreciation for service to our nation. Governors meet with senior military and State Department officials to gain a better understanding of the operations and conditions military personnel face while they are deployed.