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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

JPMorgan Chase does the right thing

Good afternoon, JPMorgan Chase did the right thing in redoubling its commitment to hire more ex-offenders. Readers seemed to agree,  with the story ranking first in page views by a wide margin so far this week....

A sports complex, a senator and his brother

Good afternoon, There have always been questions as to how the $24  million DE Turf athletic field complex ended up with an $18 million  interchange  south of Dover. The justification at the time was the gas...

Medical marijuana on Concord Pike

Hello everyone, Delaware Business Now  had a record-shattering week when it came to page views. The reason? Publicly traded cannabis giant Columbia Care quietly issued a press release announcing the opening of medical marijuana dispensaries in...

Wrapping  our heads around a driverless vehicle future

Hello everyone, Ken Grant offered a vision of the automotive future that was exciting and frightening at the same time. Speaking at a Technology Forum of Delaware event this week,  Grant made it clear that his...

 Wilmington  I-95 viaduct project countdown underway

Good afternoon everyone A quick conversation before Ken Grants’s presentation on autonomous vehicles at the Delaware Technology Forum led to some interesting observations on a more immediate issue. (I’ll have more on Ken’s thoughts on...

Delaware’s quirky liquor laws cost jobs

Good afternoon everyone, It is past time to take a look at the economic impact of Delaware’s quirky liquor laws. Recently, we witnessed the impact of these laws when Iron Hill Brewery opted to open a production...

Report on the Sussex County Hispanic community a must read

Good afternoon, The report on Sussex’s Hispanic Community should be  must reading for anyone who does business in the state’s southernmost county. (See story below or click on this link.) The report,  commissioned by the Delaware Community...

Like it or not, self-driving  technology has arrived – Find out more on Wednesday...

Good afternoon everyone, On Wednesday evening,  Ken Grant of AAA Mid-Atlantic will offer a glimpse into the future of  transportation. The Technology Forum of Delaware event will be held at the new Wilmington University campus on ...

Cracking down on left lane road hogs

Good afternoon everyone, If you want to start a discussion in Delaware among those who pile up the miles on business, mention slowpoke drivers  who cling to the left lane. Everyone has been behind a driver...

Guest view: Finding common ground in education reform

By Gary Stockbridge (Stockbridge is president of  Delmarva Power and Atlantic City Electric) As the temperatures cool and the political season heats up, I’m excited to report that here in Delaware, we are finding some common...