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Leach: We need to repair Pennsylvania’s broken criminal justice system

By State Senator Daylin Leach D-17th District

As we prepare to begin a new legislative session, most lawmakers are deciding what they plan to focus on and crafting bills to reflect those priorities. This year I will be working on issues such as income-inequality, reducing food waste, election reform and ending prohibition on cannabis. However, I will also be revisiting criminal-justice reform, an issue I’ve focused on for a long time.

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Leach Encourages Students to Share School Safety Ideas

HARRISBURG – November 1, 2018 – State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) today is encouraging local middle and high school students to share their perspectives on improving school safety by participating in the second annual “Talk To Your State Senator”...

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Leach and Greenleaf Safe Harbor Bill Passes PA House

HARRISBURG, PA – October 17, 2018 – State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware)’s safe harbor bill, Senate Bill 554, was passed today by the Pennsylvania House of Representatives by a vote of 187-0. After the vote Leach released the following statement: “There...

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House approves ‘safe harbor’ bill BY MYLES SNYDER

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – The Pennsylvania House of Representatives has unanimously approved legislation that gives immunity to minors suspected of prostitution.

Senate Bill 554 protects the minor from penalties and requires that authorities treat the youth as a sexually exploited child.

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