DOVER, Del.- As Delaware Governor Jack Markell takes the oath of office for his second term Tuesday morning, some residents want the governor to think of taxpayers' pocketbooks as he heads into the next four years.
"It's like there's always money to build something and we never say, 'We'll make do with what we have,'" said Mary PettyJohn. "They're asking the citizens to dig into their pockets all the time, a little bit deeper."
PettyJohn is not the only one who wants to see fewer dollars leaving taxpayers' pockets and more cash coming into Delaware through job creation.
"As far as I'm concerned jobs, they need to attract more jobs, young people need jobs," said James Holt of Dover.
"Jobs is a major thing, especially here in Delaware. Although unemployment rates seem to be lower, there are a lot more people unemployed who have fallen off the list because they can't find jobs," said Bruce Beck of Dover.
Beck even has a plan for Markell to bring businesses to Delaware.
"Incentives- offer them incentives whether it's tax breaks or lucrative pensions or whatever," he said.
Thursday, December 5 2013 8:53 PM EST2013-12-06 01:53:54 GMT
MILFORD, Del. - It was like a scene from a Hollywood movie.A high speed chase through Eastern Sussex County that eventually ended near Milford, but not after a 70-mile cat-and-mouse game with police. PoliceMore
Police officers chased 45-year old Jorge Vasquez for almost two hours through multiple towns. That has some people questioning whether police should have stopped the pursuit.More
Thursday, December 5 2013 8:40 PM EST2013-12-06 01:40:13 GMT
MILFORD, Del. - Walking inside of Bonnie and Hank McCann's Milford home, you'll find a Christmas wonderland of sorts. "It just kind of gives you that wonderland effect walking in the door," said BonnieMore
Walking inside of Bonnie and Hank McCann's Milford home, you'll find a Christmas wonderland of sorts.More
Thursday, December 5 2013 7:23 PM EST2013-12-06 00:23:26 GMT
SALISBURY, Md.-Late last week Salisbury City Council President, Jake Day was pulled over in Anne Arundel County. According to online Maryland Court records he's accused that day of driving 73mph in aMore
Late last week Salisbury City Council President, Jake Day was pulled over in Anne Arundel County.
According to online Maryland Court records he's accused that day of driving 73mph in a 55mph zone.
Thursday, December 5 2013 3:55 PM EST2013-12-05 20:55:07 GMT
Princess Anne, MD –Maryland State Police criminal investigators arrested two suspects today in the murder of Adrian Lurele Marshall in Princess Anne. Police say those arrested are identified as BrandonMore
Maryland State Police on Thursday arrested two suspects in connection with last week's fatal shooting of a Princess Anne man.More
A high-speed police chase that traversed eastern Sussex County ended in Milford on Wednesday afternoon, authorities say. Georgetown Police say they've arrested 45 year old Jorge Vasquez for reckless endangering, resisting arrest, failure to stop on command of a police officer and numerous other traffic offenses, in connection with today's chase.More