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Roll Call Op-ed: Moving Forward, Ideas Matter

By Gov. Jack Markell and Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom

As the dust settles after the midterm elections, it is clear that voters across the country sent a strong message that they have had enough of partisan gridlock and inaction in Washington. And now the hard work begins – turning to the future and to the ideas that will move our nation forward.

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Governor Markell Announces Winners of the NewDeal ‘New Ideas Challenge’

Today at an awards ceremony in Washington DC, Governor Jack Markell, an honorary chair of the NewDEAL (Developing Exceptional American Leaders), announced the winners of the group’s New Ideas Challenge.

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The Daily Northwestern: State Sen. Daniel Biss honored for retirement savings solution

By Paige Leskin

State Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) was selected last week as a finalist in an innovative policy contest for his plan to provide more Illinois workers with retirement savings.

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Michigan Live: Flint Mayor named finalist in national challenge for plan to transform Chevy in the Hole

By Amanda Emery

FLINT, MI -- Flint Mayor Dayne Walling has been named a finalist in a national challenge for his policy solution for Chevy in the Hole.

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Portland Business Journal: Contracting jobs plan could bring honors to Beaverton lawmaker

By Andy Giegerich

An Oregon lawmaker is in line for a hefty honor as the state looks to boost infrastructure efforts among the West Coast states and British Columbia.

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Utah Policy: Salt Lake County Names Finalist in "New Ideas Challenge"

Mayor Ben McAdams is one of 16 national finalists selected for coming up with an innovative policy solution in local government.

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East Village Magazine: Walling Finalist in NewDEAL New Ideas Challenge

By Jason Lorenz

Two of the honorary chairmen of the NewDEAL (Developing Exceptional American Leaders), Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley and Delaware Gov. Jack Markell, announced the finalists of the group’s New Ideas Challenge Nov. 19.

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Cincinnati.com: Sittenfeld Finalist for National Leadership Award

By Sharon Coolidge

The Developing Exceptional American Leaders -- a national group aimed at sharing the innovative ideas of local and state elected leaders – announced Thursday that Cincinnati City Councilman P.G. Sittenfeld's "Town Square Schools" project is a finalist for the group's New Ideas Challenge.

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Governors O’Malley and Markell Announce Finalists

Today, two of the honorary chairs of NewDEAL (Developing Exceptional American Leaders), Governor Martin O’Malley and Governor Jack Markell, announced the finalists of the group’s New Ideas Challenge.

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Governor O’Malley and Senator Begich Announce NewDEAL Leaders and Honorary Regional Chair

Today, NewDEAL Honorary Co-Chairs Governor Martin O’Malley of Maryland and U.S. Senator Mark Begich of Alaska announced that eleven state and local elected leaders from across the country have been selected as the next group of NewDEAL Leaders and that California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom has been named as one of the NewDEAL’s Honorary Regional Chairs.

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