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 Delaware state   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The people of Delaware commonly denote parts of their state as either “north of the canal,” meaning in the industrialized and densely inhabited region around Wilmington, or “south of the canal,” meaning in Delaware’s rural and lightly settled farming region.
The state secretary of education is appointed by the governor, approved by the state senate, and serves at the pleasure of the governor.
Delaware is the corporate home of hundreds of major and minor corporations that take advantage of Delaware’s unrestrictive incorporation law and its state and federal courts, which are highly experienced in corporate law.
www.theusaonline.com /states/delaware.htm   (10681 words)

  
 Delaware's Underground Railroad
Delaware's position as a true border state, in a political sense, cannot be denied in spite of the state's decision to cast its lot with the Union at the outbreak of the Civil War.
Although Abraham Lincoln's support within the state of Delaware grew between the elections of 1860 and 1864 (from 24% to 48% of total ballots cast), his was not an overwhelming brand of support as the statistics attest.
Because this proposal was never brought to a vote by the Delaware legislature, Lincoln's attempt at the use of diplomacy in the struggle to liberate slaves failed in Delaware and throughout the nation.
www.russpickett.com /history/delunder.htm   (1626 words)

  
 Delaware Fast Facts and Trivia
Delaware was the first state to ratify the United States constitution.
In recognition of sportfishing's overall recreational and economic contributions to the state of Delaware and of the specific values of the weakfish (Cynoscion genus) as a game and food fish, the state Legislature adopted the weakfish as Delaware's State fish in 1981.
The sheaf of wheat, ear of corn, and the ox on the state seal symbolize the farming activities of early Delaware.
www.50states.com /facts/delaware.htm   (1161 words)

  
 University of Delaware: POLITICS & GOVERNMENT, DOMESTIC & FOREIGN
William F. Allen, Democratic member of the House of Representatives for the state of Delaware (1937-1939), was born in Bridgeville, Delaware, in 1883, and died in Lewes, Delaware, in 1946.
Bates served in the Delaware State Legislature, and was elected Speaker of the State House of Representatives in 1882.
Thomas R. Carper (1947-) served the state of Delaware as its member-at-large in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1983-1993, as its Governor from 1993-2001, and is currently serving his first term in the U.S. Senate.
www.lib.udel.edu /ud/spec/guides/politics.htm   (3495 words)

  
 Delaware Corporations LLC- Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Delaware's laws governing corporations are arguably the most advanced and flexible laws in the nation.
The owners and operators of a Delaware corporation are not required to be identified in the public records of the State.
Delaware has a minimal corporate franchise tax (as low as $50 per year) that is not based upon income.
www.delawarecorp.com /article.htm   (610 words)

  
 Delaware Legislature   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The seals of the Secretary of State and Auditor of Accounts and of the several courts of this State and of the several public offices and officers in the several counties, now established and used, shall be the seals of such courts, offices and officers respectively and shall be so received and used.
The seal of the office of the clerk of peace shall be the seal of the county government of Kent and Sussex Counties.
The peach blossom, as originally adopted as the floral emblem of the State on May 9, 1895, shall be the official state flower.
www.stateanimals.com /deleg.html   (386 words)

  
 Delaware Corporations LLC - FAQ
Delaware is the recognized leader in corporate, limited liability and limited partnership law.
The owners and operators of a Delaware corporation or limited liability company are not required to be identified in the public records of the State.
Delaware has a minimal corporate franchise tax (as low as $60.00 per year) that is not based upon income.
www.delawarecorp.com /faqs.htm   (717 words)

  
 Delaware
Delaware was talked about as a battleground state, and the campaigns advertised and had staff in the state, but in the end the Gore-Lieberman ticket won with a comfortable plurality of 42,780 votes (13.06 percentage points).
Delaware Republicans wanted to attract candidates' visits and resources, and most candidates were committed to respecting New Hampshire's seven day window, so the party ran its own primary on Feb. 8.
Caucuses were held in all 41 State House Districts on March 27; each sent at least 4 delegates to the State Convention held April 8 at Delaware State University in Dover.
www.gwu.edu /~action/states/de.htm   (361 words)

  
 Delaware State Legislature
And Delaware, maybe because it's a small state and maybebecause I came from a small state and was often ridiculed for it innational politics -- my experience is that maybe because we'resmaller, people learn to treat each other as people.
You may have found a way to do it in Delaware, by having atest that is both rooted in your state standards and encompassingnational questions.
We are trying in this budget to give states andcommunities more funds to support even wider and more extensiveafter-school programs, not only because they're importanteducationally -- which they are, and that's their primary mission --but because almost all kids get in trouble after school lets out andbefore the folks get home from work.
clinton4.nara.gov /WH/New/html/19980508-24569.html   (5259 words)

  
 Delaware Bay Crossing (unbuilt)
Soon after the Delaware River and Bay Authority (DRBA) was formed in 1963, engineers commissioned by the New Jersey State Highway Department presented their study for a proposed seven-mile-long bridge between Woodland Beach (Sussex County), Delaware and Sea Breeze (Cumberland County), New Jersey.
Upon the release of the engineers' findings, the DRBA focused on a new twin span for the Delaware Memorial Bridge (I-295 and US 40), which was approved in late 1963 and completed four years later.
A subsequent DRBA study in 1980 found that a new Delaware Bay bridge was not needed until at least 2000.
www.phillyroads.com /crossings/delaware-bay   (832 words)

  
 Delaware
Delaware Geology - Map of Delaware - Delaware Rivers - Delaware Earthquake Map - Delaware Minerals, presented by geology.com.
Railways - A Summary of the State of Railroads in the United States, Including the Prospects for a Pacific Railroad, from the Report of the Superintendent of the Census for December 1, 1852 - Seventh Census.
State of Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs.
www.cagenweb.com /quarries/states/delaware.html   (4292 words)

  
 American Ghosts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Delaware State Legislature stepped in and turned the island over to the military.
The fort was unused from 1947 to 1951, at which time it was handed over to the Delaware State Parks Commission.
The ghost of Confederate General James Archer is reported to haunt the area around the labyrinth of old gun emplacements deep inside the fortress.
www.americanghosts.com /Delaware/ftdelaware/ftdelaware.htm   (469 words)

  
 California State Legislature - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The California State Legislature is the state legislature of the U.S. state of California.
It is a bicameral body consisting of the lower house California State Assembly, with 80 members, and the upper house California State Senate, with 40 members.
The California State Legislature currently has a Democratic majority, with the Senate consisting of 25 Democrats and 15 Republicans; and the Assembly having 48 Democrats and 32 Republicans.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/California_State_Legislature   (453 words)

  
 SREB Member States - Delaware
SREB Fact Book on Higher Education for Delaware - A report for each state highlights the key points from the Fact Book that are relevant to that state.
Each SREB state has its own set of arrangements for the coordination and governance of postsecondary education institutions.
The Legislative Action section of this Web site reports on the 16 member states' legislative activities related to education, which are summarized in the Legislative Reports and in the Legislative Briefing after all sessions conclude.
www.sreb.org /states/Delaware.asp   (297 words)

  
 UD Special Institute
Established by an Act of the Delaware State Legislature, the Special Institute for Teacher Certification was designed to meet the growing demand for highly-qualified teachers in Delaware public schools.
Passing scores, as determined by the State of Delaware, on Praxis I or proof of SAT exemptions scores.
To be eligible to pursue certification to teach at the high school level, the applicant must have completed a bachelor's degree in the academic discipline or related area for which he/she is seeking certification.
www.udel.edu /teachered/specinst.html   (310 words)

  
 Our History and Future Plans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
In 1994 the Delaware State Legislature created the Delaware Transit Corporation to manage and operate DART along with the Delaware Administration for Specialized Transport, Delaware Railroad Administration, and Commuter Services Administration.
From this merger arose the name change to DART First State to take advantage of the well known DART name and to recognize that this service was now a statewide operation.
DART First State, brought forth by business, community and governmental visionaries over the last 13 decades, looks to the future to provide Delawareans with the highest quality of transportation in the next century.
www.dartfirststate.com /information/history   (349 words)

  
 Delaware Research Guide
If you are a member of the Georgetown University community, the reference librarians are happy to assist you over the phone (202)662-9140 or by e-mail.
Note that Delaware does not have its own state digest; to find cases using printed materials, you must use the Atlantic Digest.
Delaware Courts (Supreme Court site includes Supreme Court Opinions from the last 30 days and monthly compressed files of all opinions starting in Nov. 1998)
www.ll.georgetown.edu /states/delaware.cfm   (254 words)

  
 Delaware + The State of Delaware
As an agency, we are charged with managing the State's fish and wildlife resources and enforcing laws and regulations designed to protect and conserve these resources.
Agricultural heritage of Delaware and the Delmarva Peninsula.
Perched high on the banks of the scenic Delaware River, Chestnut Hill and its companion all-suite, Country Cottage, are beautifully preserved, Victorian-era lodgings.
www.enhancedweb.com /states/de.htm   (290 words)

  
 Chamber sends letter to the State Legislature - Delaware Wave - delmarvanow.com
We are writing [state legislators] on behalf of the Board of Directors and the more than 800 members of the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce.
The state's own engineers have estimated the bridge's safe lifespan at just five to seven years (barring bad weather).
While the bridge may be the largest proposed road project, no other project presents such dire safety and risk concerns for the State of Delaware.
www.delmarvanow.com /bethanybeach/stories/20051214/2231944.html   (290 words)

  
 Delaware Constitution
Secretary of State; appointment, term, duties and compensation.
Continuity of state and local governmental operations in periods of emergency resulting from disasters caused by enemy attack.
NOTICE: The Delaware Code appearing on this site was prepared by the Division of Research of Legislative Council of the General Assembly with the assistance of the Government Information Center, under the supervision of the Delaware Code Revisors and the editorial staff of LexisNexis, includes all acts up to and including 75 Del. Laws, c.
www.delcode.state.de.us /constitution/index.htm   (1448 words)

  
 DESBE Vision & Mission Statements [Delaware Department of Education]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Mission Statement The Delaware State Board of Education will provide the breadth of viewpoint and continuity of purpose of an independent citizen’s board and will work in partnership with the Department of Education, school districts, families, and the community to:
Build support for public education in Delaware through regular communication with the public.
Delaware’s Department of Education is committed to promoting the highest quality education for every Delaware student by providing visionary leadership and superior service.
www.doe.state.de.us /info/sbe/mission.shtml   (408 words)

  
 University of Delaware: FRANK R. ZEBLEY PAPERS
Frank R. Zebley was born in January, 1883 in Wilmington, Delaware, to Lewis Atwood (d.
Index (soundex) to the population schedules of the 12th census of the United States, 1900, Delaware.
Two of these were addressed to Zebley, and the other two were addressed to the Delaware State Legislature as a whole.
www.lib.udel.edu /ud/spec/findaids/zebley.htm   (1091 words)

  
 State of Delaware - RSS News Feeds
The State of Delaware OPML file will allow you to import one or all of the feeds listed below to your RSS Reader.
Delaware State of the Arts broadcasts RSS Audio Podcast
The Delaware Register of Regulations is a monthly compilation of all proposed and final regulations.
www.state.de.us /gic/subscribe/services/rssnews.shtml   (197 words)

  
 First State Judiciary - Delaware State Courts
The Delaware Courts take important step toward completion of the Judiciary’s COTS project with implementation of Phase 1 (11/2/06)
Justice Holland to be a discussion leader at a Conference on the State of the Judiciary
Visit Courts to learn more about the jurisdiction, judicial officers, history, governance, hours and locations and programs of each court in the Delaware State Court system.
courts.state.de.us   (247 words)

  
 Remarks to the Delaware State Legislature in Dover, Delaware - Bill Clinton speech - Transcript Weekly Compilation of ...
I've come here to talk about that work, why it is - in the States and in many communities around the country and must be in Washington the work of both Republicans and Democrats - why it must be a national crusade to give our children the world's best education.
The tradition was deeply honored by Secretary Cohen, who left a distinguished career in the United States Senate as a Republican Senator from Maine to joint our administration, and he is performing well for the American people as Secretary of Defense.
And Delaware, maybe because it's a small State and maybe because I came from a small State and was often ridiculed for it in national politics - my experience is that maybe because we're smaller, people learn to treat each other as people.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m2889/is_n19_v34/ai_20852477   (793 words)

  
 The Political Graveyard: Freemasons, politicians, Delaware
Judge of U.S. District Court for Delaware, 1789-1812; died in office 1812.
Member of Delaware state legislature, 1784-88; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787.
The coverage of the site includes certain federal officials, state officeholders and candidates in all 50 states, state and national political party officials, federal and state judges, and mayors (including candidates at election for mayor) of qualifying cities.
politicalgraveyard.com /geo/DE/masons.html   (530 words)

  
 State Legislatures: State and Local Government on the Net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
States vary in their approach to putting their legislatures online.
Some have one page for the legislature as a whole, some have separate pages for the state senate and the state house of representatives or assembly, and some are unicameral.
Legislative auditors or analysts review and report on state agencies, their programs and policies objectively for accountability and fiscal responsibility with the goal of improving performance and saving taxpayer dollars.
www.statelocalgov.net /50states-legislature.htm   (181 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
In accordance with the design authorized at that time the State Flag has a background of colonial blue, surrounding a diamond of buff color in which is placed the coat of arms of the State of Delaware.
Because of this action Delaware became the first in the Union and is therefore accorded the first position in such national events as presidential inaugurations. The State Bird — A tradition as been recorded by the historians of Delaware in their writings relating to the “Blue Hen’s Chickens”.
As a result of this sentiment the agriculturists and the school children sent petitions to the legislature pointing out that Delaware had the reputation of being the “Peach State” since her orchards contained more than 800,000 peach trees, which yielded a crop worth thousands of dollars.
www.destatemuseums.org /information/vc/Delaware.doc   (1036 words)

  
 Delaware Law Change Will Save Investors Millions of Dollars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Delaware was one of five states still requiring public companies incorporated in the state to issue paper certificates for equities, which are the last financial instruments still using physical ownership records.
Many securities today – including corporate and municipal bonds, U.S. government securities, money-market instruments, futures, options and mutual funds – are issued and traded in a paperless, electronic format that allows for automated processing and safekeeping.
The two states and one territory that still require companies to issue paper certificates are Arizona, Louisiana, and Puerto Rico.
www.dtcc.com /PressRoom/2005/delaware.html   (498 words)

  
 Delaware   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Delaware prohibits marriage between persons of the same gender.
Delaware also provides a penalty for entering into or issuing a license for a prohibited marriage, and provides a penalty if legal residents "contract or solemnize" a prohibited marriage out of Delaware and then afterwards live and cohabitate as spouses within Delaware.
Any information or guidelines provided on this website about the status of state or federal laws are for information only.
www.gay-civil-unions.com /HTML/State_by_State/Delaware.htm   (152 words)

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