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WEST WHITELAND >> Local residents fighting against Sunoco’s Pipeline agents delivered testimony about their experiences with them at a former Revolutionary War battlefield on Thursday afternoon.
Sunoco has plans to lay pipelines across Chester County and has contracted agents to negotiate easements with residents in order to lay pipeline through their property. However, some residents have expressed frustration and anger with the conduct of some of these agents.
The event, organized by state Sen. Andy Dinniman, D-19, of West Whiteland, drew roughly 30 residents and revolved around the theme “pipeline bullying.” Dinniman also highlighted legislation he proposed to handle disrespectful and abusive agents….
WEST WHITELAND >> Wasting no time at all to jump into the political battlefield, Democratic Board Supervisor Joe Denham launched his bid for Republican state Rep. Duane Milne’s seat in the 167th District, criticizing him over the state budget impasse.
“The people in this district need and deserve a different change in leadership,” Denham said. “They need leadership they have not been getting. My opponent, along with many other legislators, have been obstructionists.”
Milne rebutted, saying “I stand strongly behind my body of work; it’s what the district expects me to be doing.”
Denham also called Milne’s decision to continue taking his pay a “disgrace.”
“It’s reflective of Harrisburg being broken,” he said. “What if they run their homes the way they run the state? They’re there to serve the public. My campaign is a wake-up call, particularly to my opponent.”…