by Fran Maye, Daily Local News, Jan 6, 2019
HARRISBURG—State Rep. Christina Sappey of West Bradford was sworn in to represent Pennsylvania’s 158th Legislative District during a Capitol ceremony last week. She defeated Republican incumbent Eric Roe in the recent general election.
Sappey is the first woman and first Democrat to represent the 158th District. The 158th District covers East Bradford, Avondale, East Marlborough, London Britain, New Garden, Newlin, West Bradford, West Marlborough and sections of West Goshen.
“I know who to go to get something done and hit the ground running,” Sappey said.
Sappey said she will work hard to make positive changes for her constituents.
“I hope to help accelerate Pennsylvania’s move to renewable energy, encourage a growth economy that creates family-sustaining jobs, properly fund the Department of Environmental Protection so that it can do its job, end the growing inequity in education funding, promote gun violence prevention measures and foster accountability and transparency in state government,” said Sappey, D-Chester.
“I’m proud to be a part of this new class of legislators. We are committed to changing business as usual. We are a diverse group and are more representative of the people.”
Carolyn Comitta, a Democrat representing the 156th Legislative District, said she hopes to sit next to Sappey on the house floor at the state Capitol….
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