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Pennsylvania toughens penalties for repeat DUI drivers

Gov. Tom Wolf has signed legislation to increase penalties for motorists who have multiple DUI convictions.

By The Associated Press

Pennsylvania lawmaker quits re-election race following DUI charge

GOP Rep. Matthew Dowling was charged June 30 by state police in Uniontown with misdemeanor driving under the influence, along with traffic offenses.

By The Associated Press

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Pennsylvania lawmakers try anew to toughen penalty for repeat DUI drivers

The bill was inspired by the death of Deana Eckman, a 45-year-old Delaware County woman killed in 2019 by a five-time drunk driver. He had been freed from state prison a few months earlier.

By The Associated Press

Pa. high court to hear appeal in triple-fatal crash on I-83

Jack Satterfield pleaded guilty to multiple charges, including three counts of homicide by vehicle while DUI, in the October 2018 crash on Interstate 83 in Lower Paxton Township.

By The Associated Press

Senators OK bill to toughen penalties for repeat DUI drivers

The bill passed Tuesday, 43-6, and goes to the House of Representatives.

By The Associated Press


New year, new laws. Check out some of the latest updates to Pa.’s books.

They include a 'Clean Slate' measure, designed to get people back into the workforce after convictions.
By Katie Meyer
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