Vereb, Stephens to Urge Norristown Officials to Repeal Nuisance Ordinance Which Punishes Victims of Crime

WHAT:          On the heels of a domestic violence case which led to the eviction of a female abuse victim from Norristown, Reps. Mike Vereb (R-Montgomery) and Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) will urge Norristown officials to repeal its nuisance ordinance, which ultimately punishes victims of crime. The lawmakers will also unveil plans to introduce legislation to prohibit municipalities across the state from having these types of ordinances in place.

WHO:             Vereb; Stephens; Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman; as well as representatives of local victims’ advocacy groups.

WHEN:          Tuesday, April 30, at 11 a.m.

WHERE:       Montgomery County Detective Bureau, located on the 5th floor of One Montgomery Plaza, in Norristown.

LIVE WEBSTREAMING: Log on to or around 10:50 a.m.

Media contact: Lauren Whetzel, 717.260.6451,

Office of State Rep. Mike Vereb
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