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Former Somerset County DA Jerry Spangler Named PDAA Traffic Safety Resource Officer

Harrisburg, PA -- The Pennsylvania District Attorneys Institute (PDAI) announced today that Jerry Spangler has been appointed Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor (TSRP).  In this role, Spangler will serve as a source for law enforcement and county district attorneys in dealing with highway safety cases, including Driving Under the Influence cases and will be a liaison to several state highway safety

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“Recreational marijuana is not safe or harmless” Legalizing recreational marijuana would have negative effects on public health and safety.

(HARRISBURG, PA) -- The Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association testified today at a Senate and House Democratic Policy Committee hearing that legalizing recreational marijuana consumption and trade would have a considerable negative effect on public health and public safety. “Our opposition stems from science, research and data, as well as information from our drug addiction specialists,” said Berks County District Attorney and past PDAA President

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Testimony of John Adams Immediate Past President, Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association Berks County District Attorney Before the House and Senate Democratic Policy Committees Hearing on the Legalization of Recreational Marijuana

Good Morning Chairman Sturla and Chairwoman Boscola and members of the House and Senate Democratic Policy Committees. My name is John Adams, and I am the District Attorney of Berks County. I am also the immediate Past President of the Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association and a member of the PDAA Executive Committee. Before I was elected District Attorney as a

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