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Delco Democrats try, and fail, to overhaul board overseeing county prison

November 28, 2018 GMT

By Staff

The two Democrats on the Delaware County Council on Wednesday unsuccessfully sought to remake the board that oversees the county’s embattled prison.

In a last-minute addition to the council’s meeting agenda that took their Republican colleagues by surprise, Councilmen Brian Zidek and Kevin Madden proposed to expand the prison board, saying that would increase transparency and accountability to the public.

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