Daylin Leach

(Guns confiscated by police in Philadelphia.  File photo by KYW's Tony Hanson)

Pa. GOP Legislators Hope Appeal Will Overturn Court Action on State Gun Law

“This bill’s not going to come back,” state senator Daylin Leach (D-Mont./Del.) said after Commonwealth Court overturned the law. “The (current) governor will never sign a bill like this.”

06/25/2015

(The Capitol Building in Harrisburg.   Credit: Mladen Antonov/ AFP/ Getty Images)

Pa. Lawmakers Move Ahead With GOP-Backed Education Reforms

The state senate’s Education Committee advanced a controversial bill that would create a state-run school district for Pennsylvania’s poorest-performing schools.

06/09/2015

(An oversized puppet portraying a corporate fat-cat stood over the rally at 40th and Walnut Streets.  Photo by Kim Glovas)

Another Rally For Higher Minimum Wage Legislation Held in West Philadelphia

Dozens of people showed up for the event outside a McDonald’s restaurant at 40th and Walnut Streets, including Pennsylvania state senator Daylin Leach, who has introduced a bill to increase the minimum wage to $15 per hour.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/01/2015

(Pennsylvania attorney general Kathleen Kane, in 2013 file photo.  Credit: Bill Roswell)

Pa. Attorney General Declines to Stand Behind New Pa. Law Controlling Municipal Gun Control Laws

The cities of Philadelphia, Lancaster, and Pittsburgh, along with several state legislators have challenged in Commonwealth Court the law that allows the National Rifle Association to sue any municipality that passes gun control measures stricter than state law.

12/05/2014

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Pennsylvania Towns Sue Over State Legislation on Gun Control Measures

Mayor Nutter and a host of other Democrats from across Pennsylvania are going to court, trying to overturn a bill signed into law by Gov. Corbett last month.

11/10/2014

Stigall Show Log 8.4.14

Chris discusses the President admitting the CIA tortured detainees, ebola patients being flown back to the US, and the tightening Senate Race between Cory Booker and Jeff Bell. He talked to Jeff Roe and Michael Bronstein on the Monday Morning Matchup at 7:00.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–08/04/2014

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Pa. Senator: Colorado Trip Included Taking Hits Of Pot

A Pennsylvania state senator says he tried some marijuana on his taxpayer-funded trip to Colorado to see how the state’s marijuana industry is working.

08/01/2014

Stigall Show Log 8.1.14

Chris discusses the aftermath of baseball’s trading deadline, which saw the Phillies make no moves, Senator Mark Udall of Colorado calling for the resignation of CIA Director John Brennan and State Senator Daylin Leach’s trip to Colorado to assess their legalization of marijuana. He talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday at 7:00 and CBS 3’s Beasley Reece at 8:00.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–08/01/2014

(Pa. State Sen. Mike Folmer.   File photo by Tony Romeo)

Pa. Senate Committee Approves Medical Marijuana Legalization Bill

The bill is sponsored by state senator Mike Folmer (R-Lebanon County), who advocated tirelessly and passionately for it.

06/27/2014

The candidates competing for the Democratic nomination for Congress in Pennsylvania's 13th district, from left to right: Brendan Boyle, Marjorie Margolies, Daylin Leach and Dr. Val Arkoosh.

With Millions In Ad Dollars Spent On Democrats’ Side, Pa. 13th District A Heated Race

Half of the district is in Philadelphia, the other half in Montgomery County.

05/20/2014

State Senator Daylin Leach gestures as rivals Dr. Valerie Arkoosh (l) and former Rep. Marjorie Margolies listen. (credit: John Ostapkovich)

Democrats Seeking Allyson Schwartz’s Congressional Seat Debate In Rhawnhurst

Three of the four Democrats seeking to replace the outgoing Allyson Schwartz in Pennsylvania’s 13th Congressional District took part in a debate in Rhawnhurst last night.

04/30/2014

(Christine Brann and her husband, at  a press conference in Harrisburg on April 28th.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

Accusing Gov. Corbett of Stonewalling, Medical Marijuana Proponents Threaten Sit-In

Christine Brann, of Hershey, Pa. (at microphone in photo), is the mother of a young son with a severe form of epilepsy. She believes medical marijuana is the only course of treatment left to her son.

04/28/2014

(Daylin Leach, Marjorie Margolies.  File photos provided)

Candidates for Pa. 13th Congressional Dist. Seat Squabble Over Financing

The battle of words is heating up between Marjorie Margolies and Daylin Leach, each vying to replace Allyson Schwartz in Congress.

04/25/2014

Stigall Show Log 4.25.14

Chris discusses William Shatner’s endorsement of Hillary Clinton, Michelle Obama’s Sunday habits, and an outrage caused by Joan Rivers on the Today Show. He talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday and CBS 3’s Beasley Reece.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–04/25/2014

From right to left (near to far) State Representative Brendan Boyle, State Senator Daylin Leach, Democratic Candidate Dr. Valerie Arkoosh, and Republican Candidate Dee Adcock. (photo credit: Dan Wing/KYW)

Anesthesiologist Has ‘Knock-Out’ Plan To Win 13th District

Four Democrats are running to replace Congresswoman Alyson Schwartz in Pennsylvania’s 13th district, including one unconventional candidate whose campaign is getting a boost from an unusual source.

04/16/2014

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