State Sen. Daylin Leach (D., Montgomery), a key sponsor of Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana law and a proponent of legalization for recreational use, intends to lobby for one of the federal farms to be located in the state.

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Thirty people gathered to wish her happy birthday. State Rep. James Santora, R-163 of Upper Darby, delivered citations from both he and state Sen. Daylin Leach, D-17 of Upper Merion, to recognize all her contributions during her lifetime within her community.

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HARRISBURG, Pa – August 10, 2016 – State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) today applauded the United States Department of Labor and the Wolf Administration for initiating a study on the benefits of paid family leave. Leach is the primary sponsor of Senate Bill 541, which would require large employers to offer up to 12 weeks […]

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The U.S. lags other countries in medical marijuana research, said Steve Hoenstine, spokesman for state Sen. Daylin Leach, D-Montgomery, who championed medical marijuana legalization. That, he said, is something Pennsylvania intends to change. “We need to do research on medical marijuana that isn’t hamstrung at the federal level,” Hoenstine said. “Until the feds are on board with that, it is tough.”

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Sen. Daylin Leach (D., Montgomery) has cast the last-minute change as little more than a move to protect Supreme Court Justice Thomas G. Saylor, a Republican, who will turn 70 at the end of this year. With Republicans currently the minority on the seven-member court – just two compared with the Democrats’ five justices – keeping Saylor could stave off another Democrat’s taking a seat on the court.

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In Norristown, Montgomery County, it was a crowded night at the Elmwood Park Zoo. That’s where Senator Daylin Leach’s 8th Annual Kids’ Fair took place. Children got to check out the zoo animals and enjoy face painting and free food while their parents got to meet with their local members of government.

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Sen. Daylin Leach (D., Montgomery) has contended the GOP-led revision is a veiled attempt to protect Saylor.

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Sen. Daylin Leach (D., Montgomery) has contended the eleventh-hour GOP-led revision is an attempt to protect Chief Justice Thomas G. Saylor, a Republican. Republicans are in the minority on the seven-member court. Saylor turns 70 at the end of this year, and the next justice in line to lead the court is Max Baer, a Democrat.

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Sen. Daylin Leach (D., Montgomery) has cast the last-minute change as little more than a political move by Republican lawmakers to protect Supreme Court Chief Justice Thomas G. Saylor, a Republican. Republicans are now in the minority on the seven-member court. The impact on the high court would be immediate, with Saylor turning 70 at the end of this year. The next justice in line to lead the high court is Max Baer, a Democrat.

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HARRISBURG, Pa – July 20, 2016 – State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) today introduced Senate Bill 1350, which would repeal language from Act 122 of 2011 requiring abortion facilities to meet the standards of ambulatory surgical facilities. Last month, the United States Supreme Court struck down a nearly identical requirement in Texas because it constitutes […]

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