The Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association said Tuesday that Gov. Tom Wolf’s death penalty moratorium could affect plea bargains and how judges and juries view executions, arguing it violates elements of the state constitution.
Hours after Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced a moratorium on the death penalty, the widow of a Philadelphia warrant officer told Eyewitness News she is devastated.
According to a release from the City, the end of the winter moratorium for shut-offs is March 31st. Beginning April 1st, those with past due bills of $75 or more and are past due two or more billing periods may have their water turned off.
Public school advocates are already asking for changes in the action plan unveiled today by Philadelphia schools superintendent William Hite. KYW’s Pat Loeb reports they want a moratorium on the school closings Hite as proposed.