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Thursday, June 13, 2019

National park legislation introduced

Legislation has been introduced calling for a Delaware national park, patched together from historic sites and a tract of open space . The park, if the bill gets through Congress, would be known as the...

Coons, Computer Aid exec part of business roundtable discussion

U.S. Senator Chris Coons, D-Del.,  participated in a roundtable discussion in the Capitol on Wednesday. The meeting was hosted by the Senate Democratic Steering and Outreach Committee and featured a dozen business leaders from...

Comcast to acquire remainder of NBCUniversal

Comcast will acquire GE’s entire 49% common equity stake in the NBCUniversal joint venture for approximately $16.7 billion. Also, NBCUniversal will purchase from GE the properties used by NBCUniversal at 30 Rockefeller Plaza and CNBC’s...

It’s Girl Scout Cookie sales time

Feb. 8 is Girl Scout Cookie time. Friday celebrated   the world's largest girl-led business and aims  make it easy for you to buy or order cookies. The cookie sales effort is often cited as one...

Delaware pension investment risk noted in university report

Delaware's public employee retirement is coming under scrutiny for its use of more risky investment vehicles. The report came from the Mercatus Center at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va. Eileen Norcross,  author of the study said...

Business recycling workshops slated

The  Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control  will hold a series of information  workshops in February throughout the state. Delaware’s Universal Recycling Law establishes a comprehensive statewide system of recycling that, with full...

Staffing firm coming to Dover

Dallas-based Nectir Inc., a network of staffing firms, announced that it will be opening a franchise location in Dover. Nectir Delaware will provide contingent staffing, contract-to-hire services, direct-hire services and rapid deployment staffing for local...

Sea level rise sessions slated for this month

(From the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control) Delaware residents are being asked to attend upcoming  sessions on sea level rise and provide comments on potential actions that can be taken to improve...

Task force to look for ways to deal with rising workers comp costs

Gov.  Jack Markell announced  that he has asked Lieutenant Governor Matt Denn to head the state’s new Workers’ Compensation Task Force. The group was established by the Delaware  General Assembly and governor to address...

(Video) Coons makes pitch for Start-up Innovation Credit Act

U.S. Sen. Chris Coons speaks on the Senate floor as he re-introduces the bipartisan Startup Innovation Credit Act. Coons has added more co-sponsors from both parties.