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