DelCo Dems Win Big!

The 2018 Midterms turned out to be a monumental success. Building on victories made in 2017, Delaware County turned out in record numbers to elect Democrats to State and Federal office. Mary Gay Scanlon’s race was decided early, becoming the first congresswoman to represent the newly redistricted PA5.  Much to his…

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Why I Vote Local: Opioid Crisis

Heroin deaths have risen for 3 consecutive years in Delaware County. Current efforts have saved lives, but the crisis continues to worsen and challenges remain in getting long-term treatment for the uninsured.  Governor Wolf is infusing PA with millions of dollars for prevention & treatment of opioid addiction. With this…

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Why I Vote Local: Local Taxes

Republicans like to claim they’re for small government & low taxes.  But after 140 years of GOP control in Delaware County, we pay higher taxes than neighboring Montgomery & Chester Counties – 20% more by income, 30% more by property values. The top ten towns with the highest state &…

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Why I Vote Local: Public Health

Delaware County ranks worst among neighboring suburban counties for lifespan, quality of life, & other social factors affecting public health. Some of our air pollution indicators even rival those of Los Angeles. Yet our county is the only one without an active Department of Public Health; instead, our Department of…

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