State Rep's Bill Would Allow Judges To Stay Until 75
State Judges are currently required to retire at the age of 70. Montgomery County State Rep.
Kate Harper believes its an unfair and unwise requirement.
"I see no evidence and I'am a lawyer, that judges suddenly become incompetent on their 70th birthday. More importantly, you want wisdom in a judge and life experience helps with wisdom."
Harper hopes to amend the Pennsylvania State Constitution to allow judges to stay on the bench until age 75 through House Bill 79, which she introduced on Monday
Montgomery County Terminates Voter Services Dir.
According to Montgomery County’s Salary Board Listing, the Voter Services Director was let go. Joseph Passarella served in the position for several years. The Montgomery County Republican Committee is criticizing the move, saying that Passarella had a clean record and carried out his responsibilities with the highest form of integrity. However, during his tenure in the post, Passarella was accused of not properly registering voters. Passarella earned nearly 72-thousand dollars as the director. There’s no word on a replacement.