Nov. 28, 2018, I attended my last meeting of the Cash Management Policy Board in my capacity as state treasurer. At the end of the two-hour meeting, Chairman John Flynn reflected on his 38 years of serving on the board: “Compared to the previous 34 … we have done more to help the state in the last four years than I can remember.” [Read the full Delaware Online article here.]
Ken Simpler: Serving as treasurer was ‘honor and a privilege’
As a child who grew up in Rehoboth Beach, I’ve swum in some heavy seas. Even when I braved surf that I should not have, I’ve always respected the ocean. As a swimmer in that kind of chop, you come to learn how to time the waves, dive to the sea floor to let them crash over and past you, or crest them to bob over the tops. One thing you do not do is simply float in front of them and hope for the best. [Read the full Delaware State News article here.]
The News Journal editorial board endorses Ken Simpler for Delaware State Treasurer
The News Journal Editorial Board: “Ken Simpler could hardly be more different than Trump. He works well with Democrats, particularly Governor John Carney’s administration. While he is willing to point out what he sees as flawed policy, he carefully avoids personal attacks on fellow leaders of either party.” [Read the full Delaware Online article here.]
Former Delaware Governor Mike Castle Endorses Ken Simpler
At a time when good policies can suffer because of divisive politics at the federal level, it is reassuring to know that we have reasonable and strong leaders in Delaware who are focused on addressing real issues and creating long-term solutions. Ken Simpler is that kind of leader. [Read the full Cape Gazette article here.]
Don’t buy the partisan narrative. Delaware Democrats and Republicans work well together.
Democratic Governors Jack Markell and John Carney have appointed Republicans, like State Auditor Tom Wagner and me, to committees and councils to improve on these working relationships. I am proud to serve on all these councils and panels with my colleagues from across the aisle. Work in our divided government can be slow and unsteady, but the direction is positive and the effort is constructive. [Read the full Delaware Online article here.]
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