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Jobs & The Economy Series

Leading the Way for Delaware's Veterans

The runway rushed up at him as he felt the wheels touch down He stood out on the blacktop and took a taxi into town He got out down on Main Street and went into a local bar He bought a drink...

Does Amazon Need $7.5 Million From Delaware?

The state of Delaware has secured an agreement by on-line behemoth Amazon to locate a regional fulfillment center near Middletown in exchange for $7.5 million of state grants and road construction. Is this a good deal? No or yes? On one...

A Tale of Two Societies

Any discussion of job creation in Delaware must start with the recognition of the existence of the two distinct societies in Delaware: persons with limited education (a high school degree or less) and persons with ample education (a college...

A Simple Step To Boost Delaware Construction Jobs

A simple way has been found to increase the demand for construction workers in Delaware by 2,000 jobs. Scrap the state’s prevailing wage methodology and shift to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics comprehensive construction occupation wage data.   Supported by a...

Despite Best Efforts, Delaware Job Growth May Be Out Of Our Hands

Part of our October series on Jobs & The Economy, featuring written op-ed pieces and Q&As with Delaware’s business, labor and government leaders.   December 1999. Remember it? Y2K paranoia, Prince’s song “1999” getting constant airplay, and the Furby was the...

My Advice To The Occupy Movement

Part of our October series on Jobs & The Economy, featuring written op-ed pieces and Q&As with Delaware’s business, labor and government leaders.   Occupy Wall Street has reached a transition point. The mass media is paying attention, and Occupy protests...

Occupy Wall Street…And Seattle Too!

Part of our October series on Jobs & The Economy, featuring written op-ed pieces and Q&As with Delaware’s business, labor and government leaders. I moved to the Pacific Northwest at the end of August, just in time to catch the...

Barry Yerger On Jobs & The Economy In Delaware

During the month of October, Town Square Delaware is hosting a discussion on Jobs & The Economy, featuring written op-ed pieces and Q&As with Delaware’s business, labor and government leaders. As part of our series on jobs and the economy,...

Connecting The Dots

Part of our October series on Jobs & The Economy, featuring written op-ed pieces and Q&As with Delaware’s business, labor and government leaders.   The Delaware Entrepreneurial Ecosystem has all the necessary parts to produce great results for the state, we...

Why Are So Many College Graduates Struggling To Find A Job?

According to a recent government study approximately 2.4 million college graduates are unemployed. Records show that this is the highest unemployment rate for people with a bachelors degree or higher since 1970. This is quite discouraging for many college...
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Delaware libraries continuing policy of waiving fines, late fees during pandemic

  Have you been doing some extra reading while stuck at home during the COVID-19 pandemic? If so, there’s good...

Tatnall Holds off St. Elizabeth 45-40 to Advance 

Tatnall Holds off St. Elizabeth 45-40 to Advance, Omari Banks led the Hornets with 25 points

65th annual state individual wrestling championships saw a 55-year-old record broken

The 65th annual DIAA state individual wrestling championships by a 55 year old record being broke
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