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Lancaster County DA on stopping human trafficking

The Lancaster County District Attorney’s office formed a County Human Trafficking Task Force earlier this year.

By Scott LaMar

U.S. Route 15 is focus of human trafficking

The central Pennsylvania area is especially vulnerable to human trafficking because of the interstate highway system crossing through the state.

By Merideth Bucher

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Law increases penalties for some human trafficking offenses

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf on Wednesday signed the legislation, which takes effect in two months.

By The Associated Press

House moves to tighten Pennsylvania’s human trafficking laws

One of the bills now goes the governor for a signature, and the rest still have to pass the Senate.
By Katie Meyer

Human trafficking crackdown heading for a final vote

State lawmakers advanced seven other measures intended to address the problem
By Emily Previti/PA Post

Advocates in State College urge education and training on human trafficking “In Your Backyard” At Summit

“It is here. It is with your children, and you don't know it."
By Min Xian/SpotlightPA

YWCA awarded $1.3 million in grants to fight human trafficking

A midstate women’s organization is getting $1.3 million in federal grants to help people escape human trafficking.

By Rachel McDevitt