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Governor Jack Markell Begins Listening Tour

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Governor Jack Markell is will be touring the First State in a series of public forums that are aimed at talking about what the administration has done to stimulate the economy.

The first of three town hall-style meetings will be held tomorrow night at Delaware Technical and Community College campus in Dover.

Recently, a new report by Moody’s Analytics found that Delaware’s economy is the only in the nation that could slide back into a recession.

Last year the state’s economy rose only .2 percent and had a jobless rate of 7.4 percent.

But Markell told the Wilmington News Journal that he was ready to defend his administration’s record including some of the state sponsored deals like the one with electric car-maker Fisker that failed to meet expectations.

Don Rush is the News Director at Delmarva Public Media. An award-winning journalist, Don reports major local issues of the day, from sea level rise, to urban development, to the changing demographics of Delmarva.