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Delaware jobless rate ends year at 6.9%

Delaware’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate ended the year at 6.9 percent, up slightly from 6.7 percent in November. The December figures from the Delaware Department of Labor reflect a continuing pattern of sluggish job growth...

Delaware gets $8.5 million for health insurance exchanges

State and federal officials Friday announced an $8.5 million insurance exchange award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services.  The state will use this...

State of the State Address focuses on the global economy

The following is the text of the annual address from Gov. Jack Markell: Lt. Governor Denn, members of the 147th General Assembly, other elected officials, members of the Judiciary, members of the Cabinet, our state...

ILC Dover acquisition to bring 115 manufacturing jobs to Seaford area

  Jobs are  moving from Mexico to a Seaford-area site, thanks to a recent acquisition by ILC Dover and work by the state. The company will bring 115 new jobs  to Sussex County from recently acquired ...

Guest column: SBA has strong year in Delaware

By Natalia Olson-Urtecho Regional Administrator, Small Business Administration For two years in a a row the U.S. Small Business Administration has helped to put more than $30 billion into the hands of small business owners across...

Former NJ Chamber president new head of Delaware State Chamber

  Joan Verplanck has been named president of the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce. The board approved the appointment on Monday afternoon. WDEL had reported Verplanck's selection on Friday. The new president did not make any...

Markell, Biden propose bans on assault rifles and large-capacity magazines

  Gov. Jack Markell, Lt. Governor Matt Denn and Attorney General Beau Biden unveiled a series of firearms proposals that include a ban on large-capacity magazines, a ban on so-called "assault rifles" like the one...

Small plane crashes near Dover; pilot killed

The pilot of a small plane was killed Sunday night in Kent County. At around 9:35 p.m. members of the Little Creek Volunteer Fire Company located the wreckage of a small Piper aircraft that had...

Lt. Gov. Denn forms small business advisory panel

Lt. Gov. Matt Denn announced the creation of a s Small Business Advisory Committee that will meet on a regular basis to provide input from the state’s small business community in the operations of...

Statewide business journal, website return to Delaware

After an absence of more two years, a statewide business journal and business-to-business news website has returned to Delaware. The launch of the www.DelawareBusinessDaily.com website was announced by Doug Rainey, a 25-year veteran of business journalism in...
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