Press Releases

Jul

12

2018

July 12, 2018

Today, State Senator Stewart J. Greenleaf (R, 12) announced that the municipalities of Warminster, Horsham, Lower Moreland, and Upper Moreland will each receive state funding to support traffic signal upgrades to increase safety and mobility.   [Read More]

Jun

25

2018

June 25, 2018

According to this report, 162 condemned prisoners in the United States have been subsequently acquitted in a retrial, had charges dropped, or had pardons granted on the grounds of innocence.    [Read More]

Jun

25

2018

June 25, 2018

On Friday, June 22, the Senate approved a comprehensive, bipartisan school safety bill that will dedicate significant new resources to help prevent school violence, according to State Senator Stewart J. Greenleaf (R,12), who supported the measure.   [Read More]

Jun

25

2018

June 25, 2018

Today, the Joint State Government Commission’s Task Force on Capital Punishment has made public its final report.    [Read More]

Jun

19

2018

June 19, 2018

Today, the Pennsylvania Senate passed State Senator Stewart J. Greenleaf’s (R, 12) SB 1132 creating an Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Commission to expand the use of legal mediation services in Pennsylvania as an alternative to taking certain civil disputes to trial.   [Read More]

Jun

05

2018

June 05, 2018

Today, advocates and fellow legislators joined State Senator Stewart J. Greenleaf (R, 12) for a rally at the State Capitol calling for the passage of the Senator’s SB 554 to protect the child victims of human trafficking from criminal prosecution.     [Read More]

May

21

2018

May 21, 2018

On Tuesday, June 5th, State Senator Stewart J. Greenleaf (R, 12) will hold a rally and press conference at the State Capitol to call for the passage of SB 554, Safe Harbor legislation to protect the child victims of human trafficking from being prosecuted for crimes they were forced to commit.   [Read More]

May

11

2018

May 11, 2018

On Wednesday, May 9th, State Senator Stewart J. Greenleaf was presented the Hero of Justice Award from the Pennsylvania Innocence Project during the organization’s annual gala at WHYY studios in Philadelphia.   [Read More]

Apr

25

2018

April 25, 2018

Today, the Pennsylvania Senate unanimously approved State Senator Stewart J. Greenleaf’s (R,12) second round of Justice Reinvestment Initiatives (JRI2), which seeks to increase probation and parole supervision to reduce recidivism and expand the use of alternative sentencing programs.   [Read More]

Apr

18

2018

April 18, 2018

On April 18, the Pennsylvania Senate unanimously passed SB 742, introduced by State Senator Stewart J. Greenleaf’s (R, 12), which would enact a comprehensive bill of rights in Pennsylvania for survivors of sexual assault.   [Read More]

Apr

17

2018

April 17, 2018

On Tuesday, April 17th, the Pennsylvania State Senate voted to pass two bill sponsored by Senator Stewart J. Greenleaf (R, 12) to make landmark improvements to Pennsylvania’s Post-Conviction Relief Act and DNA testing laws to ensure conviction integrity and bring justice to more Pennsylvanians.   [Read More]

Apr

12

2018

April 12, 2018

On Location at the Dauphin County Judicial Center     [Read More]