Month: May 2015

Wilmington, Del. – Solenis LLC, a leading manufacturer of specialty chemicals, has established its global headquarters in Wilmington, and plans to add up to 122 new full-time positions. Solenis, which transitioned from a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. to a stand-alone company in 2014, will be adding IT, legal, sales, financial and other positions at…

The Bank of America Charitable Foundation awarded $875 thousand in grants to 23 Delaware nonprofits. The grants will support job skills training, networking opportunities and will provide educational and mentoring programs. “Low and middle-income individuals in our community are struggling to find jobs,” said Chip Rossi, market president at Bank of America.  “Providing access to…

WASHINGTON (AP) — Obama administration attorneys urged a federal judge Thursday to throw out a politically charged lawsuit by House Republicans over the president’s health care law, but encountered plenty of skeptical questions. “You don’t really believe that, do you?” U.S. District Judge Rosemary Collyer interrupted Justice Department attorney Joel McElvain to ask in the…

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama called on the Senate Tuesday to extend key Patriot Act provisions before they expire five days from now, including the government’s ability to search Americans’ phone records. “This needs to get done,” he told reporters in the Oval Office. “It’s necessary to keep the American people safe and secure.”…