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  • Biden dominates Delaware fundraising in 2019

    Delawareans continued to put their money behind former Vice President Joe Biden in the fourth quarter of 2019, donating $383,003 to his campaign – more than 12 times more than former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, who raised nearly $31,000, according to Federal Elections Commission data.  Biden raised $912,430 in Delaware in 2019 after […]
  • By the numbers: January

    Beige Book: Slight growth in business activity Aggregate business activity has edged back to a slight pace of growth, according to the January 2020 Beige Book, published by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.  Employment continued to grow slightly during the current Beige Book period, with about two-thirds of the nonmanufacturing firms and four-fifths of […]
  • Exclusive: Local marketing exec Steve Merino grades Super Bowl ads

    By Steve Merino, Chief Creative Officer, Aloysius Butler & Clark Last night, the 49ers and the Chiefs weren’t the only ones battling it out for national dominance. Michael Bloomberg, Donald Trump, Bill Murray and Post Malone all went toe-to-toe, vying for the title of “best commercial of Super Bowl LIV.” There were funny spots, serious […]
  • Prosperity Partnership’s project pipeline got a lot busier in 2019

    By John Taylor Guest Columnist One of the Delaware Prosperity Partnership’s core functions is to assist companies looking to relocate to Delaware or expand within Delaware, providing a range of support services from identifying potential sites, to providing detailed labor and business cost data, to connecting with key state agencies and local partners, to explaining and […]
  • Partner with DANA and keep building the nonprofit ‘village’

    You are familiar with the saying “it takes a village.” But what does it really mean and how does it apply to nonprofits? The “village” is a collective group of like-minded people that accomplishes great things when each member does their small part. Nonprofits are formed to address needs and create solutions to improve local […]
  • Pivoting to evolve the tech community in Delaware

    The Delaware Business Times recently profiled a couple who pivoted their lives to attend Year Up in search for a brighter future for their child. They saw the opportunity to grow and evolve their lives. This is at the core of what we need to be doing for Delaware in order to thrive in a […]
  • Fond Farewell: Hal Haskell

    Friend, family man, fighter, talker, sailor, former mayor Former Wilmington Mayor Hal Haskell died on Thursday, Jan. 16. He would have turned 99 in May. The causes of death were many, as is often the case with 98-year-olds. Enjoying one last winter break visit from his big, loud family a few weeks ago probably helped […]
  • Honoring the Legacy of Delaware Today’s Drew Ostroski

    The Loss of One of Our Own Delaware Today’s executive editor reflects on the lasting impact our late colleague and friend Drew Ostroski leaves behind. What do you say about the passing of someone you really didn’t know for very long, but who still made a significant impact on who you are and what you […]
  • New UD program to provide Delaware high school students with free college courses

    High school students throughout Delaware will be able to earn up to a full semester of college credits at no charge thanks to a new University of Delaware initiative launching this fall. The new UD Early College Credit Program will enable qualified junior and senior high school students to take up to five University courses, […]
  • Power Lunch: In menu and atmosphere, Sullivan’s does ‘steakhouse’ right

    Like red power ties and tasseled leather loafers, somet