Category: Government

Hallowed grounds believed to be the final resting place of some two dozen American soldiers who perished in the only major battle of the Revolutionary War fought in Delaware will soon become property of the state’s historic preservation agency, according to an agreement announced Friday. Gathered at the historic Cooch home just south of Newark,…

Gov. John Carney last Thursday released the second annual report of the Government Efficiency and Accountability Review (GEAR) Board. Carney established GEAR by Executive Order in February 2017 to identify ways for state government to operate more efficiently, improve the delivery of state services, and save costs over the long term. By December 1 of…

By Ken Mammarella Special to Delaware Business Times Mohawk Electrical Systems in Milford figures that being a safer place to work has saved $75,000 over the last 30 years in its premiums for workers’ compensation insurance. Those savings are part of a welcome statewide trend. Workers’ compensation insurance rates, effective Dec. 1, are going down…

(AP) — Federal prosecutors are asking a judge to unseal sentencing documents submitted by attorneys for four former executives of the only financial institution to be criminally charged in connection with the federal bank bailout program. Former Wilmington Trust president Robert Harra Jr., chief credit officer William North, chief financial officer David Gibson and controller…

U.S. Small Business Administrator Linda McMahon is encouraging Americans to support local communities by shopping at small businesses on Saturday, November 24. Celebrated each year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, an estimated 108 million consumers nationwide “shopped small” on Small Business Saturday last year. “America’s 30 million small businesses reflect the unique character of their…

(AP) — Hundreds of inmates from Delaware’s maximum-security prison, the site of a deadly inmate uprising last year, will be transferred to Pennsylvania in an effort to reduce overtime for severely understaffed correctional officers, officials said Wednesday. The head of the union representing Delaware correctional officers criticized the move, saying the department needs to commit…