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On August 11, 2015
Fortunately, it has not been forgotten by everyone. A bill to “eliminate pre-trial detention for failure to post bail” is being drafted right now in the office of State Sen. Daylin Leach, a Democrat who represents parts of Montgomery and Delaware Counties.
On August 8, 2015
“Verizon had, what, a $3.1 billion profit last year – a 14 percent increase over the year before – and we still have to argue and fight about decent wages for workers? That’s just wrong,” State Sen. Daylin Leach (D., Montgomery) said at the rally, attended by about 50 people.
NORRISTOWN, Pa. – August 7, 2015 – State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) today thanked the families who attended his seventh annual “Kids Fair” at the Elmwood Park Zoo and the sponsors who helped make it possible, including Mercy Suburban Hospital, Comcast Cable, PECO, Aetna Better Health, and Chesterbrook Academy. “I would like to give a […]
“Every day this bill doesn’t pass and signed into law is frustrating only because it’s a day of needless suffering for people who need it in Pennsylvania,” Leach said.
Here’s something to think about in the wake of the death of Sandra Bland, the Texas motorist who was found hanged in her cell after she was jailed over a controversial confrontation with a cop during a traffic stop.
Many years ago, in what probably seems to him like another lifetime, Sen. Mike Folmer sold fruits and vegetables from a family-operated wholesale produce warehouse in Lebanon.
Cities across the country are boosting the minimum wage for service workers. On Wednesday, where the movement started, fast-food workers saw their wages increased to $15 an hour.
HARRISBURG – At a time when state budget talks have yielded little progress, some legislators are working on bridging the gap on another widely debated issue: legalizing medical marijuana in Pennsylvania.