Every year as summer turns to fall, it's hard not to stop, look around, and contemplate the beauty of our country. The U.S. is filled with natural beauty and it's important to keep it that way.
This open letter is in response to the backlash of a little Afro Latina girl winning a pageant. The pageant was for Little Miss Hispanic Delaware. The reason for the backlash? She's black.
While childhood obesity increases, many of our youth have don't have enough opportunities to be physically active.
My blueprint is designed to give governors tools to increase employment of people with disabilities in their states. Based on input from business leaders, it suggests that states change their approach.
On July 17, I signed into law a bill enabling the formation of a new type of corporation that is hard wired to compete to be the best in America at being the best for America. These new Delaware public benefit corporations will harness the power of private enterprise to create public benefit.
ITWorks students are single, married, parents, working, unemployed, underemployed, with some college, with no college experience and from a variety of backgrounds. They all share a passion for the technology, but have many different interests within IT.
David Humes lost his son Greg to a drug overdose in May 2012. While the loss of a child is devastating to any parent, Greg's death was especially hard...
It's time our law guarantees that our transgender relatives and neighbors can work hard, participate in our communities, and live their lives with dignity and in safety. It's time that we pass the Gender Identity Nondiscrimination Act of 2013.
The demand for shark fins is what drives almost all shark deaths. Some species may have declined by as much as 97-99 percent in the last 35 years. In other words, as few as one out of 100 may be left of some species.
When I told my daughter that Delaware passed gay marriage this week, she was puzzled. "Why don't they already have it?"
As a parent of a 17 and 20 year old, I understand the balancing act of parenting teens. We still operate under those protective instincts we had when...
Last week legislators voted in favor of equality, which means the hard work is finished and only a few procedural steps are left before marriages can start. Barring any 11th-hour surprises, weddings are scheduled to start in Delaware on July 1, and in Rhode Island on Aug. 1.
Get ready: we're about to see major marriage news in at least two states. Rhode Island and Delaware are rocking towards legislative votes, and that means we could see access to marriage dramatically expand just in time for summer.
This is going to be a big year for equality in this country. As a nation, we're poised to make historic progress, and in Delaware, we have the opportunity to make sure that everyone has the same right to marry the person they love.
Much as the civil rights and women's liberation movements served as a call-to-action for young adults of the '60s and '70s, debating issues like marriage equality and gender identity will become defining moments in our children's lifetime.
Christmas time is a joyful time for families to come together, no matter their religious affiliations, and for the service women and men who are deplo...