• Markell speaking at the State Chamber luncheon.

    Governor announces initiative aimed at spurring small company exports

    Delaware companies exploring opportunities abroad will have access to support and resources from the State through an initiative announced  by Gov. Jack Markell. The initiative, was announced during the Governor’s keynote address at the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce Spring Legislative Brunch and Manufacturing Conference on Tuesday, includes trade missions to key markets overseas, a support team, and the development of an online community to facilitate the exchange of information among […]

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    Check out the April 1-6, 2015 edition of the Business Bulletin

    Want to  catch up on all of the week’s  business news? CLICK HERE  for the latest edition of the Bulletin, which comes free of charge in an easy-to-read format ideal for your laptop or tablet. The Bulletin is published weekly and provides the freshest business news. If you cannot access the Bulletin link, CLICK HERE to view this […]

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    Dogfish remains 13th largest craft brewer

    adactio / Foter / CC BY Dogfish Head remained the 13th largest craft brewer in the annual ranking by the Brewers Association, a trade group representing smaller brewers. The brewer held the same sales volume position last year. Of the top 50 overall brewing companies, 42 were craft brewing companies. Craft beer now accounts for […]

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    Gas prices on the upswing after March decline

    Gas prices appear to be on the upswing  as March comes to an end, AAA-Mid Atlantic reported. The price at the pump in Delaware as of Monday  was around  $2.25 a gallon, down about 3 cents from a week ago. However, one of the price leaders in the market, Wawa, raised prices Monday morning to nearly $2.28 a […]

  • State Sens. Gary Simspon, left and Greg Lavelle. Senate Republican Caucus photo.

    GOP senators seek 5% spending cut to pay for roads, raises for state workers

    Delaware State Senate Republicans are seeking a 5 percent spending cut that would allow for transportation funding and raises for state employees. The proposal came in a letter to Gov. Jack Markell. The initiative would direct the heads of each state agency to reduce spending in their departments by 5 percent, “through legislation, executive order, […]

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    (Video) Markell makes case for Strategic Fund

    In his weekly video address, Gov. Jack Markell made a case for the state’s strategic fund. The fund came under fire in a News Journal story that cited a lack of transparency in the program. The following is the text of Markell’s remarks: “Delaware’s steadily declining unemployment rate has dipped to 4.8 percent. That’s well […]

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