We begin this week with the news of the final, official splitting of Dow, DuPont and Corteva. Corteva will begin trading today and signaled its independence with a “ring the bell” moment to open trading at the New York Stock Exchange.
This week was the first in the four-week sprint to June 30. Highlights this week included: HB110, the legalization of marijuana bill, and SB105, the bill that would raise Delaware’s minimum wage to $11 in January 2020 and then by a dollar each year until it hits $15 in 2024.
The Division of Small Business has launched several initiatives to help small business owners, including a robust, new website, a series of matchmaking events and marketing Delaware’s 25 Opportunity Zones.
Since its creation in August of 2017, Delaware Prosperity Partnership has recruited a core staff led by President & CEO Kurt Foreman and now the statewide economic development team is laser-focused on building a brighter future for Delawareans.