Joseph Brennan entered his plea Friday and was sentenced to a two-year state intermediate punishment program. It includes seven months in prison and the remaining time in a therapeutic community, such as a halfway house.
Brennan still faces another drunken driving charge that was filed last month in Harrisburg. He has publicly acknowledged a longtime struggle with alcohol,
The former state representative from Bethlehem served three terms in the Legislature. His political career ended in 2012 after he was accused of beating his then-wife and driving away drunk, for which he served another prison term.
Brennan then worked for the House Democratic Caucus as a research analyst, but resigned last summer.
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