THE DEMOCRATIC PLATFORM

The Chester County (Pennsylvania) Democratic Committee believes in Freedom, Fairness, and Opportunity for all Americans, regardless of what they believe, who they are, and where they came from. Join CCDC in making Chester County a better place for all! We have a chance to fundamentally shape the future of our country. But that will only […]

Dear Senator Toomey: Please show the courage of moral conviction

from our Special Correspondent in West Chester Dear Senator Toomey: Please show the courage of moral conviction. It not only is wrong, it is irresponsible to rush through a health care bill that has not been properly scrutinized, when you yourself do not know the long-term implications of the legislation. The Congressional Budget Office predicts […]

Environment is priority

Letter published in Daily Local News, 3/6/17 (not online there) Heartfelt thanks to Carolyn Comitta, who always stands up for the health of her community. In September of 2015 when the spraying of Marshall Square Park with the pesticide Permanone was imminent, Carolyn responded to a petition signed by over 400 Borough residents asking for […]

Why Obamacare is so hard to replace

by Janet Colliton, Daily Local News, 2/20/17 Last month I wrote regarding one of the proposed Obamacare replacements recommended by Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan. See “Obamacare Replacement – A Blast From the Past, “ Daily Local News, January 17, 2017. Ryan recommended State High Risk Pools for people with preexisting medical conditions, a […]

Protesters want Costello to keep the Affordable Care Act

by Adam Farence, Daily Local News, 1/28/17 WEST CHESTER >> Roughly two dozen protesters rallied outside of a local Republican congressman’s office in West Chester, hoping to convince him to vote against potentially repealing the Affordable Care Act. Organized by an group called the Costello Constituent Action Group, protesters began protesting at about 11:30 a.m. […]

Rally for ACA Sat. Jan 28 in West Chester

from Northchescodems, 1/27/17 Rally tomorrow, Saturday, Jan. 28th at 1 PM at the Old Courthouse, High and Market Streets is West Chester, protesting the repeal of the Affordable Care Act without adequate replacement. We need big signs! The signs should clearly connect Costello to taking health insurance away from tens of millions of Americans and […]