Regional Roundup – 04/15/19

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Dogs waiting for adoption leap and lean against the clear doors of their kennels at Main Line Animal Rescue in Chester Springs, Pa. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Dogs waiting for adoption leap and lean against the clear doors of their kennels at Main Line Animal Rescue in Chester Springs, Pa. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Guests: Andy Dinniman, Eugene DePasquale, Matt Friedman

On this week’s regional roundup: We’ll hear about how Democratic Party heavyweights in Camden County, New Jersey use “phantom candidates” in order to confuse voters who are interested in voting for more legitimate challengers to the “democratic machine.” MATT FRIEDMAN of POLITICO joins us. Then, Pennsylvania Auditor General EUGENE DePASQUALE joins us to talk about the backlog of rape kits that the state has not yet tested, and will update us on the progress of getting them processed. Lastly, we’ll discuss “Victoria’s Law,” a bill that was just introduced into the Pennsylvania legislature that would curtail abusive breeding practices often employed by so-called “puppy mills.” State Senator ANDY DINNIMAN, who introduced the bill will join us.

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