Senator Daylin Leach and Senator Sharif Street

Leach and Street Bill Will Legalize Cannabis for Adult-Use in PA; Proposed Model Emphasizes Minority Ownership and Criminal Justice Reform

HARRISBURG – March 18, 2019 – State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) and State Senator Sharif Street (D-Philadelphia) today announced legislation that would end Pennsylvania’s prohibition of cannabis and would ultimately legalize cannabis for adult-use in...
Good Government Seminar

Leach Hosts Ninth Annual Good Government Seminar

HARRISBURG – March 2, 2019 – State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) on Thursday hosted his ninth annual Good Government Seminar. The event was open to high school students in the 17th Senatorial District and it employed a “mock Senate” format to help teach...

Leach Proposal Looks to Bolster PA’s Fire and Rescue Services  

HARRISBURG – February 25, 2019 – State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) today announced legislation to create a State Fire Commission and expand the Office of the State Fire Commissioner (OSFC). “Pennsylvania has always been the leader in the United States...
Senator Daylin Leach

Senate Democratic Caucus Details Local Impacts of Federal Shutdown, Outline State Remedies

HARRISBURG, PA − January 16, 2019 −Members of the Senate Democratic Caucus stood together Wednesday, outlining the impacts of the federal shutdown on their constituents and addressing potential remedies at a state level. “In my county of Allegheny, we have...


Adult-Use Cannabis

Sens.  Leach and  Street unveil bill that would legalize recreational marijuana.


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Medical Cannabis

Senate Bill 3 was enacted into law in April 2016 as Act 16.

Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is one of the fastest growing criminal industries in the world.