Monday, August 25th at 7:00 a.m.
Governor Markell will welcome Brandywine High School students on their first day back to school. Joined by Secretary of Education Mark Murphy, Brandywine School District Superintendent Dr. Mark Holodick, and James Simmons, Principal of Brandywine High School, the Governor will greet teachers, students, and their families as they arrive at Brandywine High School for their first day back for the new school year. Brandywine High School, 1400 Foulk Road, Wilmington
Monday, August 25th at 10:00 a.m.
Governor Markell will sign Senate Bill 205, relating to procedures for dealing with Sudden Cardiac Arrest in student athletes. Joined by primary bill sponsor State Senator Bethany Hall-Long, and additional sponsors State Senators Cathy Cloutier and Bryan Townsend and State Representatives Michael Ramone and David Wilson, as well as student athletes and staff of Middletown High School, the Governor will sign Senate Bill 205 into law. This bill will help raise awareness about Sudden Cardiac Arrest and provides for preventive steps to help identify at-risk students in Delaware and ensure schools are better prepared to respond quickly and effectively should an incident occur. Middletown High School, 120 Silver Lake Road, Middletown
Monday, August 25th at 4:00 p.m.
Governor Markell will attend the Workers’ Compensation Oversight Panel. Joined by Lieutenant Governor Matt Denn and members of the Workers’ Compensation Oversight Panel chaired by Rich Heffron, the Governor will address the opening meeting of the panel, which was established this year by House Bill 373 as part of the effort to address the significant increases in workers compensation costs for Delaware businesses. The panel is tasked with creating a new medical fee schedule that would result in a 33% reduction in reimbursements to health care providers for treatment of workers’ compensation patients. The group was formed by consolidating the Data Collection Committee and the Health Care Advisory Panel into a single committee. Labor Annex, 4425 N Market St, Wilmington
Wednesday, August 27th at 11:00 a.m.
Governor Markell will sign Senate Bill 75, relating to the Parks Endowment Fund and the Delaware Land and Water Conservation Trust Fund Endowment. Bellevue State Park (in a tent outside Bellevue Hall), 800 Carr Road, Wilmington