It is easy to get depressed about a lack of leadership in America today. However, there are still impactful, caring and successful leaders out there working to make our nation a better place. One of the true heroes is Governor Jack Markell of Delaware.
Today, I signed a joint resolution passed by our General Assembly to have Delaware officially deplore, and apologize for, the reprehensible actions of generations past, because it is essential that we publicly, candidly, and wholly recognize the everlasting damage of those sins.
In 2015, state legislators considered bills to legalize marijuana in 21 states, decriminalize marijuana possession in 17 states, and legalize medical marijuana in 19 states. The table was set in other ways that will lead to a healthy serving of marijuana policy reform in 2016.
One of the most outstanding expressions of American solidarity with Muslims was witnessed last week in the state of Delaware, where interfaith, community, law enforcement and political leaders rejected intolerance and bigotry and committed themselves to work against racism and Islamophobia.
The joint resolution "to fix the long legacy of damage that continues to result in inequality and unfair obstacles for countless citizens because of their race."
The Delaware politician says he would support Joe Biden.
Governor Jack Markell joins HuffPost Live to discuss the ongoing immigration crisis.
UPDATE: 3:09 p.m. -- In an interview with HuffPost Live Monday afternoon, Markell spoke further about the Super Bowl, saying
While New Jersey has already made progress in lowering the state's prison population and recidivism rates, all while keeping crime down, Christie warned that "we can do better, and we must." Whether Christie's motivation is political or moral, his stated commitment to rolling back mass incarceration deserves recognition.
"As if a 21-year-old could have their own philosophy about reading," Walsh said. "In any other field, this would be malpractice
Delaware became the 11th U.S. state to legalize same-sex marriage, with Gov. Jack Markell signing the legislation into law
President Obama can't solve the climate crisis alone, and this momentum in the states is an encouraging sign for anyone who wants to see our elected officials address the challenge of our generation, our changing climate.