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  State of Delaware - Governor Ruth Ann Minner's Home Page
July 26, 2007 – Governor Minner presented the trophy to the winner of the 2007 Governor’s Cup harness race at the State Fair in Harrington.
Friday, Aug. 17, 2007 - Governor Ruth Ann Minner announced today that she is creating a nine-member task force to examine opportunities for continued improvement at the Delaware Psychiatric Center.
Visit the Governor's blog to read more about her positions on a variety of issues.
governor.delaware.gov   (355 words)

  Governor of Delaware - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Governor of Delaware is the executive officer of the U.S. state of Delaware.
She is Delaware's first female governor and is serving in her second term.
The offices of the Governor are at the state capital of Dover, Delaware, as is the official residence "Woodburn."
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Governor_of_Delaware   (449 words)

 Delaware Nature Society   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Through the Delaware Biodiversity Conservation Partnership, the Delaware Nature Society, The Nature Conservancy, and the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control are working, with guidance from the Environmental Law Institute (ELI) of Washington, D.C., to develop a statewide strategy for integrating protections for biological diversity into state laws, policies, and institutions.
In 2001, Delaware's Governor Ruth Ann Minner launched a Livable Delaware agenda to address sprawl and its impacts.
Delaware's drinking water supply, and much of that throughout the Mid-Atlantic region, is threatened due to the continuing drought conditions.
www.delawarenaturesociety.org /bwh_why.html   (851 words)

 The US50 - A guide to the state of Delaware - History
No further attempts at colonization were made on Delaware soil until 1638, when the Swedes established their colony in present Wilmington, which was not only the first permanent settlement in Delaware, but in the whole Delaware River Valley and North America.
Delaware's boundaries were surveyed in 1763-68 by the noted English scientists, Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon.
When the new Constitution was submitted to the states for ratification, Delaware was the first of the thirteen original states to ratify the Constitution of the United States.
www.theus50.com /delaware/history.shtml   (1621 words)

 Delaware Governor's - 1949 to Present
Elected the 71st Governor of Delaware by defeating incumbant
Elected as the 72nd Governor of Delaware by defeating incumbant
Elected as the 73rd Governor of Delaware by defeating incumbant
www.russpickett.com /history/delgov5.htm   (1940 words)

 Founding Fathers Delaware   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
He was elected governor of Delaware, was a member of the old Continental Congress, one of the framers of the present constitution, and then a member of the senate of the United States.
Jacob Broom was a native of Delaware, and a descendant of one of the most respectable families of that State.
Delaware was, in fact, the first state to ratify the Constitution.
homepages.nyu.edu /~rci201/mysite/finalproject/de.html   (733 words)

 Glory of Zion International - State Prayer Focus (Delaware)
Delaware Worships, June 18: From the rising of the sun...
The Delaware state flag has a background of colonial blue surrounding a diamond of buff color in which the coat of arms of the state is placed.
Because of this action, Delaware became the first state in the Union, and is, therefore, accorded the first position in such national events as presidential inaugurations.
www.glory-of-zion.org /delaware.htm   (2444 words)

 U.S. Navy Battleships - USS Delaware (BB 28)
Delaware participated in two more convoy voyages in March and April, then sailed with the Grand Fleet on 24 April 1918 to reinforce the 2d Battle Cruiser Squadron which was on convoy duty and expected contact with the enemy.
Delaware entered Norfolk Navy Yard 30 August 1923, and her crew was transferred to Colorado (BB-45), a newly commissioned battleship assigned to replace Delaware in the Fleet.
Delaware was sold 5 February 1924 and scrapped in accordance with the Washington Treaty on the limitation of armaments.
www.chinfo.navy.mil /navpalib/ships/battleships/delaware/bb28-del.html   (664 words)

Delaware now will provide $9 million annually for the next 18 years for the purchase and stewardship of undeveloped land.
Delaware began its smart growth efforts in December 1994 when the Cabinet Committee on State Planning Issues sponsored the conference, Shaping Delaware's Future.
Following the release of the report, the governor established by executive order a State Planning Citizen's Advisory Panel and an Advisory Panel on Intergovernmental Planning and Coordination.
www.planning.org /growingsmart/States/Delaware.htm   (697 words)

 Delaware Governor
Delaware is indeed a beautiful state -- and I am confident that you will discover many treasures to share with your many "viewers" on the World Wide Web.
Being that Delaware was the first state to ratify the U.S. Constitution in l 787 -- earning us the nickname "The First State" -- I have based my travel suggestions around the theme of other "firsts" here in Delaware.
Featured on the tour are: the New Castle Court House, which is an interpretive tour highlighting the creation of Delaware's northern boundary, colonial government and the impact of the judicial practices on the lives of men, women, slaves and free fls.
www.postcardsfrom.com /gov/gov-de.html   (723 words)

 University of Delaware: A MANUSCRIPT SAMPLER: Delaware Collection
The Delaware Collection is a constantly-evolving collection which strives to document all aspects of history and life in Delaware from the prehistoric period and earliest plans for settlement by the Swedes in 1624 to contemporary life.
John Dickinson, who as a representative from Pennsylvania voted against the resolution for independence, was elected to Congress from Delaware in 1779 and successively as president (governor) of Delaware and Pennsylvania between 1781-1785.
Dickinson served a delegate from Delaware to the Constitutional Convention in 1787 and strongly supported the Constitution, writing numerous public letters in its defense, and eventually becoming known as Penman of the Revolution for his efforts.
www.lib.udel.edu /ud/spec/exhibits/sampler/delaware.htm   (1151 words)

 Delaware - Office of Management and Budget - State of Emergency Q & A
The Governor, or Governor's designee, has the sole authority to excuse employees of the Executive Branch from reporting to work during extreme weather conditions or other natural or man-made disasters or emergencies.
In appropriate circumstances, the Governor shall issue an Order stating that, because of expected or existing conditions, certain employees (as designated in this policy) are excused from reporting to work.
If the Governor declares a closing due to SWCE which affects State employees and in any way alters their work schedules, the Governor's Press Secretary immediately notifies all local radio and television stations.
www.delawarepersonnel.com /closings/faq.shtml   (1615 words)

 Delaware Woman
When the Delaware Alliance of Professional Woman merged into the Agenda for Delaware Women in 1988, the scope of the Trailblazer Award was expanded to include recognition of the recipient's service and leadership in the community.
Governor Minner got her start in government as an attach" and clerk in the Delaware House of Representatives and later became a receptionist to Governor Sherman Tribbitt.
As Lieutenant Governor of Delaware, Minner took literacy as her personal issue, and went to breakfast, lunch and dinner meetings to target the adult population.
www.delawarewoman.com /legacy/delawarewoman/oct_nov01/career.html   (1542 words)

 Delaware Governor's School for Excellence
The Delaware Governor's School for Excellence is a one-week summer residential program that brings together academically and artistically talented Delaware high school students who have completed their sophomore year.
Students live in residence halls on the Newark campus and attend either the academic program--consisting of discussions, lectures, debates, and films revolving around a specific theme--or the visual and performing arts program, which provides tutorial instruction with a noted artist and culminates in a performance or public display of the students' work.
Students are nominated to participate in Governor's School through their schools, in a competitive application process.
www.udel.edu /govschool   (105 words)

 Delaware Grapevine
A running joke in Delaware politics is that the lieutenant governor is in charge of the weather.
As buried as the candidates’ positions were on that subject, it was even harder to figure out from their announcements that the lieutenant governor in Delaware is elected separately from the governor.
The candidates for lieutenant governor coordinated their messages with their senior partners, all of them talking about education, the economy and the environment.
www.delawaregrapevine.com /7-04ltgov.asp   (1092 words)

 Planet Ark - Delaware Governor Eyes Insurance for All Cancer Victims   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
NEW YORK - The governor of Delaware, which ranks sixth in the nation in cancer death rates, on Thursday proposed guaranteeing health insurance for every state resident stricken with the disease.
The Democratic governor, in her annual State of the State address, also promised to crack down on industrial pollution.
Delaware's rate of cancer incidence was 5 percent higher than the nation's from 1996 to 2001, according to Paul Silverman, the state's chief of disease prevention and control.
www.planetark.org /avantgo/dailynewsstory.cfm?newsid=23566   (372 words)

 The Political Graveyard: Methodist Politicians in Delaware
Governor of Delaware, 1863-65; died in office 1865.
Governor of Delaware, 1895; died in office 1895.
Governor of Delaware, 1973-77; Presidential Elector for Delaware,
politicalgraveyard.com /geo/DE/methodist.html   (665 words)

 2005 Delaware Governor's Conference on Aging   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
On May 25th, the Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities (DSAAPD) sponsored the 2005 Delaware Governor’s Conference on Aging, which focused on preparing for the aging of the baby boom population.
DSAAPD Director, Allan Zaback; Delaware Health and Social Services Secretary, Vincent Meconi; and Governor Ruth Ann Minner were on hand to open the conference.
For more information about the Delaware Governor's Conference or about the upcoming White House Conference on Aging, please contact the Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities.
www.dhss.delaware.gov /dhss/dsaapd/conference.html   (385 words)

 DESSAR - Delaware Leaders and Documents
The first motion passed by the Delaware Society SAR at its organizational meeting in January, 1890, was to hold an annual Ratification Day Dinner to commemorate this event.
Biographies of Delaware's Congressional delegates 1774-1788 [by Russ Pickett] covers the Second Continental Congress and the Congress of the Confederation.
Delaware Public Archives has Delaware's original copy of the Bill of Rights on public display for six months of the year.
www.sar.org /dessar/deleadrs.htm   (886 words)

 David Hall (Delaware governor) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hall was born January 4, 1752 in Lewes, Delaware, son of David and Mary Kollock Hall.
This was also the point of the greatest abolitionist sentiment in Delaware, when the General Assembly failed by one vote to enact a gradual emancipation bill.
Hall died September 18, 1817 at Lewes, Delaware, and is buried in the Lewes Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Lewes.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/David_Hall_(Delaware_governor)   (820 words)

 The Delaware Quarter - The United States Mint
The Delaware quarter, depicting the historic horseback ride of Caesar Rodney, galloped onto the scene as it kicked off the much anticipated United States Mint's 50 State Quarters® Program.
Through an Executive Order issued by Delaware Governor Thomas R. Carper on February 2, 1998, state residents were encouraged to submit quarter design concepts to the Delaware Arts Council.
With the governor's approval, the Council forwarded several concepts to the United States Mint for review and execution of drawings.
www.usmint.gov /mint_programs/50sq_program/states/index.cfm?state=DE   (317 words)

 Delaware's Lieutenant Governor's   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Delaware's Constitution was changed in 1897 to include the office of Lieutenant Governor in the year of 1900.
Elected as Delaware's 19th Lt. Governor by defeating Clifford Hearn and served with Delaware's 72nd Governor
Elected as Delaware's 20th Lt. Governor by defeating Andrew Foltz and served with Delaware's 73rd Governor
www.russpickett.com /history/delltgov.htm   (751 words)

 Delaware.gov -- The Official Website of the First State
It is a cooperative effort to improve the coordination of the use of Geographic Information Systems and data within Delaware.  The DGDC is a founding partner in the
The purpose of this site is to provide a central location to access on-line maps and reports for the Department of Agriculture and the various sections within the department.
The Environmental Navigator is a web-based interactive mapping application that provides access to DNREC's store of information about Delaware.  Use it to answer questions such as "What regulated facilities are near my home?" or "Are there any historic buildings near a planned development?" or "Where are the parks in my county?"
www.delaware.gov /agencies/egovernment/gis_page   (183 words)

 (Delaware)State trooper sues governor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
A Delaware State Police captain sued Gov. Ruth Ann Minner on Friday, claiming she blocked his promotion to the rank of major five times because he publicly supported and voted for her opponent in the 2000 election.
I have known Governor Minner since 1982, and up until the early stages of her second term as Lt. Governor I had the utmost respect for her as a person and a lawmaker.
It's a darn shame that Governor Minner has forgotten that she is a southern Delaware democrat - who as a rule believe in personal responsibility, less government, less taxes, private property rights and gun control means two hands a good aim.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/fr/990985/posts   (1965 words)

 Governor's Award for Excellence in Early Care and Education
The Women and the Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Association created the award in 1999 under Delaware Governor Thomas Carper.
Governor’s Award winners receive a certificate signed by Delaware’s Governor, a cash award, and a complementary dinner at a ceremony in the fall.
The Governor's Award Banquet was held Thursday, September 28, 2006 at the Sheraton Dover Hotel.
www.familyandworkplace.org /providers/governors.award.asp   (373 words)

 Woodburn - The Home of Delaware's Governor
Governor Ruth Ann Minner : Woodburn - The Home of Delaware's Governor
Woodburn has served as the official residence of the Governor of Delaware since it was purchased by the state in 1965.
Gentlemen farmers, landowners, an abolitionist, two U.S. Senators, two doctors, a dentist, a judge and eight recent Delaware Governors have all left their imprints on this fine home.
woodburn.delaware.gov   (154 words)

 The Political Graveyard: Freemasons, politicians, Delaware
Governor of Delaware, 1941-49; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware,
Judge of U.S. District Court for Delaware, 1789-1812; died in office 1812.
Governor of Delaware, 1917-21; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware,
politicalgraveyard.com /geo/DE/masons.html   (530 words)

 Texas Governor Rick Perry - Contact the Governor
Governor Rick Perry and his staff welcome your comments and concerns.
Although the popularity of electronic mail prevents us from responding to every message, the Governor values your views and opinions, and his staff monitors these messages for ways to make state government more responsive.
Individuals seeking documents maintained by the Office of the Governor should submit those requests to the Public Information Coordinator.
www.governor.state.tx.us /contact   (287 words)

 State of Delaware - Governor's Mentoring Initiative
Note: The Governor's Mentoring Initiative may not be an option for some state employees, as it depends on the nature of their work.
Governor Minner signed Executive Order #75 granting state employees the option of flexing time into their schedule to mentor in their community.
The Governor's Mentoring Initiative is a collaboration between the Office of the Governor, the Delaware Department of Education, and the Delaware Mentoring Council.
www.state.de.us /gic/mentoringprogram   (528 words)

 Delaware GOP split on governor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
John Burris, former president of the state Chamber of Commerce and a onetime House majority leader in the General Assembly, won the endorsement of 259 of the 344 Republican delegates gathered at the state convention.
Delaware's Republican primary is set for Sept. 9, two months before the general election.
Michael Castle, a former governor and a leader among Delaware Republicans, spoke out against a primary, saying it would divide the Republican Party before the critical general election.
www.usatoday.com /news/opinion/e1835.htm   (357 words)

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