by Bill Rettew, Daily Local News, 12/16/17
“It’s nice to see that your colleagues on council are paying attention to the same things you are and everyone else is,” Galey said. “We’re all watching the news.
“It’s great to have a collaborative team that feels very strongly about these issues.”
All seven borough council members are Democrats.
Councilman Michael Stefano, W4, said that issues on the federal level are more often decided by partisan politics.
“At the local level we don’t make decisions Democrat or Republican,” Stefano said. “We’re thinking more locally with our constituents in mind because we’re not thinking along party lines.”
Galey noted in the letter that Costello has voted against the party in the past with votes favoring the ACA and to preserve CHIP….
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By Adam Farence, Daily Local News, 11/09/16
WEST CHESTER >> Democrat Michael R. Galey won re-election to the West Chester Borough Council Tuesday after defeating Republican Carl Mancini in a contest to represent the borough’s 3rd Ward.
The final count puts Galey at 752 votes and Mancini at 410, according to election results released by the county. All results are unofficial until certified by the county’s Board of Elections.
“I’m honored to continue my representation of the 3rd Ward,” Galey said in a phone call Wednesday.
Borough council members serve four-year terms, and are eligible for re-election once. Galey’s term will expire in 2020. The 3rd Ward is in the southwestern section of the borough, and voting took place at the Reformed Presbyterian Church at 312 W. Union St….
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