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 […]

H.R. 610 Choices in Education Act: a disaster if it passes in Congress

by Nathaniel Smith, Politics: A View from West Chester, February 16, 2017 A pro-education rally at 21 West Market St. in West Chester tomorrow Friday Feb. 17, 11:30a.m. to 12 p.m., is specifically directed against House Bill 610, which was introduced in Washington last month. The bill’s own short description does not do justice to […]

Pre-K, schools concerned over state budget impasse

By Candice Monhollan, Daily Local News, 8/29/15 UPPER PROVIDENCE >> Almost two months into the state budget impasse, with no end currently in sight, schools and Pre-K classrooms are getting ready to welcome students to the 2015-16 year. Unfortunately, that welcome comes with a strained smile as the impasse threatens many programs and puts a […]

State Supreme Court rules for West Chester school district

By Kelly Lyons, Daily Local News, 10/01/14 West Goshen >> After a six-year-long battle between the West Chester Area School District and the Friends of Pennsylvania Leadership Charter School, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court determined it was unconstitutional to require the school district to refund Friends its property taxes paid from 2008 through 2010 in a […]