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Pennsylvania Board of Pardons Updates and Expands Eligibility for “Expedited Review” Program for Pardon Applicants

HARRISBURG – In his role as Chair of the Pennsylvania Board of Pardons, Lt. Gov. Austin Davis is spearheading changes to the pardon application process that will make it more streamlined, allowing second chances to come sooner for applicants who have turned their lives around. “No matter what you look like or where you live, most […]

ICYMI: Lt. Gov. Austin Davis Highlights Initiatives That Are Working to Address Gun Violence and Make Communities Safer

HARRISBURG – Through a statewide “Safer Communities” tour, Lt. Gov. Austin Davis has been highlighting local initiatives funded by the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) that are helping to address gun violence and make Pennsylvania communities safer. Over the past week the Safer Communities tour visited Pittsburgh, York, Philadelphia, Allentown, Wilkes-Barre and Erie. […]

Lt. Gov. Austin Davis Visits Philadelphia as Part of Statewide Safer Communities Tour

PHILADELPHIA – Lt. Gov. Austin Davis continued his statewide “Safer Communities” tour today with a stop at a northwest Philadelphia recreation center to promote mental health services being provided in neighborhoods affected by gun violence and a visit to a southwest Philadelphia nonprofit that provides programming for Black youth and teens. The Pennsylvania Commission on Crime […]

Lt. Gov. Austin Davis Visits York as Part of Statewide Safer Communities Tour

YORK – Lt. Gov. Austin Davis continued his statewide “Safer Communities” tour today with a visit to York to highlight their Group Violence Intervention (GVI) initiative, which deploys “credible messengers” who work directly with gunshot victims and incarcerated individuals and provide support to address the problems that lead to violence. The GVI initiative is funded in part by […]

Lt. Gov. Austin Davis Kicks Off Statewide Safer Communities Tour in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH – With a statewide tour that launched today in Pittsburgh, Lt. Gov. Austin Davis is highlighting local efforts, funded by the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD), that are working to address gun violence and make our communities safer. “No matter what you look like or where you live, every Pennsylvanian deserves to be […]