Press Releases

Leach Proposes Bill to Track Guns Used In Crimes

HARRISBURG – March 28, 2018 − State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) today announced legislation that would create a system for tracing guns used in crimes in Pennsylvania. Currently, when a firearm-related crime occurs in Pennsylvania, law enforcement...

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Leach Hosts Health and Human Service Information Session 

HARRISBURG – March 2, 2018 – State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) and Councilman Hakim Jones yesterday hosted their Health and Human Services Information Session at the Norristown Public Library in Norristown, PA. The event was focused on informing the...

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Leach Comments on Gerrymandering Case

HARRISBURG – January 17, 2018 − State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) today commented on the oral arguments in League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania, et al. v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, et al., which he observed this morning. “It is clear to me that...

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Leach Bill to Require Integrated Annual Budget Vote

HARRISBURG – October 30, 2017 – State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) today announced plans to change the way the Commonwealth conducts its annual budget process. Leach’s statement: “The 2017 budget season illustrated a huge flaw in our process. The...

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Leach Comments on Wolf’s Merger Announcement

HARRISBURG – October 19, 2017 – State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) today commented on Governor Tom Wolf’s announcement that he is moving ahead with the consolidation of the Department of Corrections (DOC) and the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and...

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Leach Comments on Trump’s Decision to End DACA

HARRISBURG – September 5, 2017 – State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) today commented on President Donald J. Trump’s decision to end the “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals” (DACA) immigration policy. In ending DACA, Trump will deport 750,000...

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Leach Reintroduces Bill for $15 Minimum Wage

HARRISBURG, Pa – August 31, 2017 – State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) today reintroduced his bill to raise the state’s minimum hourly wage to $15. The bill would also index the minimum wage to inflation and eliminate the tipped minimum wage....

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