Issue 4.33
August 17, 2018
From the President
Primary Election Day in Delaware is a few short weeks away on Thursday, September 6. The outcome will determine the candidates seen on the ballot in the General Election on November 6. With four State Senate retirements and ten House retirements this year, 2018 will be remembered as the year with a change of about 20 percent in the General Assembly. 

A New Role for DEFAC
by Michael Houghton

The history and purpose of the Delaware Economic and Financial Advisory Council (DEFAC) is well known. It was established in 1977 by Executive Order by Governor Pete du Pont to provide oversight, review and non-partisan recommendations regarding State revenues and expenditures. Its membership has been a mix of business and community leaders, academics, and government professionals knowledgeable about the State budget and economy.
Now Accepting Applications
Superstars in Education is a statewide program recognizing best practices in the education community and innovative educational programs. If you have an outstanding program in your classroom, school or school district, apply now!
Gold Today
by Grace Stockley

Unlike Edgar Allan Poe's Gold Bug, today’s investors are not bitten by a bug that sends them in search of treasure. Rather, they are searching for an investment that balances their overall portfolio, provides diversification, and protection against inflation, and geopolitical and economic uncertainties.

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