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Governor invites applications to fill Judicial vacancies

Governor Wolf Friday issued a call for applications to fill a total of 30 vacant Courts of Common Pleas and Magisterial District Judge positions (15 of each) in 22 counties across the state.  The deadline for applications is April 15.

The counties with Courts of Common Pleas vacancies include: Allegheny, Berks Bucks Dauphin, Lackawanna, Lehigh, Montgomery, Philadelphia, Washington and York.

The counties with Magisterial District Judge positions vacant are: Allegheny, Armstrong, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Cumberland, Dauphin, Greene, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Luzerne, Northampton and Northumberland counties.

Click Here for all the details on how to apply.

(From Crisci Associates PA Capitol Digest)

Session schedule

Senate

April 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13

May 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18

June 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30

House

April 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13

May 2, 3, 4, 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25

June 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30

Bills moving

House

Ignition Interlocks: Senate Bill 290 (Rafferty-R-Montgomery) further providing for ignition interlocks was amended and reported from the House Transportation Committee and Tabled.

 

Senate

 

 

 

Abuse of Care-Dependent Persons: House Bill 215 (Gingrich-R-Lebanon) further providing for the offense of abuse of care-dependent persons was amended and reported out of the Senate Judiciary Committee and is now on the Senate Calendar for action.

(From Crisci Associates PA Capitol Digest)

Lawmakers propose sweeping reforms for Judicial discipline

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