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Joe Fitzgerald
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
The 149th General Assembly commenced on Tuesday, January 10. Legislative session began with the swearing-in of newly elected and re-elected members of the House and Senate. Read more
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Katie Buckley
Thursday, January 5, 2017
Delaware Transit Corporation (DTC), DART First State, joined the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce in July 2015, and as the Marketing and Outreach Manager, I decided to attend my first networking event. Read more
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Mark Kleinschmidt
Wednesday, January 4, 2017
At one time or another we have all been at this place. It is the centerpiece of downtown Wilmington. It has hosted high profile events and famous people. It tells the story of Delaware’s economic and political history. It’s Rodney Square and it will be undergoing a major renovation so it will once again be the “front yard” of the City. Read more
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Mark Kleinschmidt
Friday, December 30, 2016
The New Castle County Chamber of Commerce creates business development opportunities for our members, and advocates for a strong and stable economic climate. Throughout 2016, the Chamber continued to offer a wide range of activities, opportunities and programs. We are grateful for our loyal and active membership, and will continue to work hard during the New Year to provide the greater New Castle County area with top notch services that help our member businesses connect, save and grow. Read more
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Joe Fitzgerald
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
The 2016 election is just three weeks behind us, as of this writing, and pundits, pollsters and other observers are still sorting out what occurred and how. Major polls were significantly off, leading to considerable surprise in many quarters. Polling inaccuracy in the 2016 election will be examined separately in an upcoming article. The only certainty to emerge from the 2016 presidential election is that conventional political wisdom should not be accepted at face value and that the pendulum swings in our democracy and will in all likelihood swing again. Read more
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Mark Kleinschmidt
Friday, October 28, 2016
In today’s complex health care environment, consumers are increasingly on their own to find solutions for their medical insurance and health care needs. In a similar fashion, small business owners try to provide access to medical insurance and wellness programs to help their employees. Given the complexity of the medical insurance options under Obamacare, many businesses find it difficult to offer attractive plans and have very little time to even consider offering an employee wellness program. Read more
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Mark Kleinschmidt
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
It has been 45 years since the Coastal Zone Act was signed into law. A lot has changed since that time. We have had eight presidents, seven governors, the internet became part of our daily life, technological advancements and improvements have occurred in all fields of science (especially environmental science), we have experienced numerous economic downturns and are still recovering from the negative effects and structural economic changes of the Great Recession. Read more
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