Mar. 03, 2015

WHAT: A news conference to draw attention to the suffering of crime victims in Pennsylvania who – beginning tomorrow with the first death row inmate to escape execution through the governor’s actions – will be denied justice as a result of the governor’s death penalty moratorium and announce steps the House will take to address this important issue.

WHO: Rep. Mike Vereb (R-Montgomery), House Judiciary Committee Chairman Ron Marsico (R-Dauphin), family members of violent crime victims in Pennsylvania and law enforcement personnel.

WHEN: Wednesday, March 4, at 10:30 a.m.

WHERE: Capitol Rotunda, state Capitol Building, Harrisburg.

LIVE WEBSTREAMING: Video from the news conference will be streamed live at

Media contact: Dan Massing, 717.772.9845,